Fürstenburg Castle

Mals, Italy

Furstenburg Castle was erected in the 13th century on behalf of the Bishop Conrad of Chur (1272-1282). In the 16th and 17th centuries A.D. it was however restructured according to the style of the time. The oldest part of the castle is the tower which displays walls of a three meters thick diameter.

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Clusio, Mals, Italy
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Founded: 1272
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Alberto Ghiro (3 years ago)
The Prince's Castle is an ancient manor house dating back to the end of the 13th century and located at an altitude of 1200 m in Burgusio, a hamlet of the municipality of Malles in Val Venosta. The castle stands just below the Benedictine abbey of Monte Maria which dates back to the 12th century. Probably the fortress rises along what in the past was the path of the Via Claudia Augusta probably passing through the nearby Resia pass, while now under its walls there is the Val Venosta cycle path that leads from Lake Resia to Merano.
Stefano Fanti (4 years ago)
Bad experience on August 31st. Although we had read on the site and called the same morning for confirmation, we arrive on site and the visit at 2 pm we discover is not expected. Like us, about 10 other people were on site. Tourist office absolutely inadequate in the info it provides.
Frank Schneider (5 years ago)
Not bad
Daniel Linter (5 years ago)
Beautiful castle, home to the students of the nearby school.
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