Obermontani Castle

Laces, Italy

Obermontani Castle was erected in 1228 by Albert II of Tyrol as defence against the Bishops of Chur. This is the place where the original handwritten copy of the 'Nibelungen' was found (now in the public record office of Berlin-Dahlem). The castle is not accessible.


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Obermontaniweg 7, Laces, Italy
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Founded: 1228
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Fox Bau (10 months ago)
Very nicely situated for a hiking route with Obermontani Castle & St. Stefan. Starting point Goldrain or Morter 1-2 hours of sturdy footwear ** is recommended. The route is the goal.
Andreas Weber (10 months ago)
Very nice hiking trail
Ilaria Imo (11 months ago)
Really pleasant walk among the apple orchards!
channel max (14 months ago)
This is what remains (actually very little ...) of a medieval castle from the 13th century. It was an outpost of the nearby castle of Montani di sopra (Burg Obermontani ...). Abandoned for centuries, it mostly collapsed into the stream below during the 19th century. In 1945, much of the main tower also collapsed. Today only the entrance, some walls of the keep and some parts (few ..) of the walls remain. It can be reached freely via a path.
Aaron Irilli (3 years ago)
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