Wiesberg Castle

Tobadill, Austria

Wiesberg Castle stands above the Trisanna River, where the Paznaun Valley leads into the Stanzer Valley. The castle was probably built in the 13th century. From the end of the 14th century until 1411, the castle was owned by the Rottenberger family. From 1770 until 1840, the castle was owned by the Dukes of Wolkenstein. Near the castle in 1809 several hundred local militia defended the area against Bavarian and French troops. Today Schloss Wiesberg is a privately held property and is not open to the public. The castle can be seen from the Silvretta-Hochalpenstraße.

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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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Daniel Schönenberger (2 months ago)
Unfortunately, you could not visit the castle
channel max (5 months ago)
Ancient castle (dating back to the 13th century) in a dominant position, near the famous Trisanna railway viaduct. Built by feudal lords in the service of the Bishops of Chur, it was attacked several times and passed to the Tyrol. It often changed owners (it was used as a pawn ...) and a fierce battle was fought under its walls (in 1809 ...) between the Tyrolean riflemen and the Bavarian troops. In May 1945, when it was occupied by the German Army Command, it was the seat of the preliminary talks for the armistice. The castle is in excellent condition but is privately owned and cannot be visited.
Heinz Wahl (11 months ago)
Unfortunately not to visit
Jacques Pathe (12 months ago)
Romantic like Sleeping Beauty
KasiaMarcinKarkowscy l (14 months ago)
I recommend a great place and invite everyone to visit this place
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