Michelsburg castle was built around 1091. It was one of the most important castles in the western Pustertal. Today it is privately owned.

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Founded: c. 1091
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Caroline Zwanzleitner (3 years ago)
Die Burg ist in Privatbesitz und kann nicht besichtigt werden!
Gregor Koblmüller (4 years ago)
Schön
Matteo Manzi (4 years ago)
Non visitabile e difficilmente raggiungibile.
channel max (4 years ago)
Castello splendido e ricco di storia nei pressi di Brunico. È privato, quindi dovete accontentarvi di fotografarlo dalla strada....
girolamo crisi (5 years ago)
Luogo splendido sui pendii prativi e contornato da boschi densi vicino San Lorenzo di Sebato
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