Rothenthurn ('red tower') castle may have existed since the 11th century. It was an estate of the Counts of Ortenburg and their successors, the Counts of Celje. A castle is documented in 1478, when the area was held by the Meinhardiner House of Gorizia. The present-day Renaissance building with its chapel was erected from the early 16th onwards, it was acquired by Christoph Khevenhüller about 1525 and afterwards in the possession of several local nobles over the centuries. Today the owners run the castle as a lodging establishment.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Günter Hackenberg (21 months ago)
Sehr freundliche Besitzer
Hermann Hochfelsner (2 years ago)
Dieses Schloss ist eine sehr spezielles und besonderes Quartier. Sehr herzlicher Empfang und liebevolle Betreuung durch die Besitzer Baron & Baronin Pereira-Arnstein. Wir würden über die Schlossgeschichte und die Tradtition des Hauses informiert. Der Hausherr selbst gab uns eine Führung duch die faszinierenden Räume. Die Zimmer sind authentisch eingerichtet, gemütlich, schön renoviert mit modernem Bad. Gutes Frühstück und auch das Personal überaus freundlich. Sehr empfehlenswert !
cordon johnson (2 years ago)
We stayed there several years ago and loved it !!! Highly recommend !
Hemma Pereira-Arnstein (3 years ago)
sehr gut,ist mein elternhaus
Jo Früh (3 years ago)
Traumhaftes Ambiente siehe Homepage
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