Welfenstein Castle

Vipiteno, Italy

Welfenstein was mentioned for the first time in 1271 when it was owned by Otto Welf from the noble family of Welfsberg. Around 1600 Welfenstein was already left to decay.  From 1893 to 1897 Edgar Meyer erected an almost new castle in Neo-romanticism style.


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Via Brennero, Vipiteno, Italy
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Jaafer Zruben (3 years ago)
Inaccessible. Permanently closed and rather dismissive, barking dog
D. Mauro Coppola (3 years ago)
Unfortunately it was not open to visitors, we are happy to admire it from afar
Mehmet Akkaya (5 years ago)
My Vahbe village
Павел Антонович (5 years ago)
Small organization, parking and other things there. Fast unloading!
Zenaida endangan (5 years ago)
Good place to visit
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