Caldes Castle

Caldes, Italy

The large five-floor tower house from the 13th century was donated to the Thun family, who incorporated it into a new square building, the current Caldes Castle.

The inside is fascinating, with vaulted ceilings, wood panelling and frescoed rooms.  Quite remarkable are the count’s room and the ballroom.  After climbing the tower’s wooden staircase, you enter a room with frescoes all over the walls, telling ancient stories about the imprisonment of the unfortunate young countess Marianna Elisabetta Thun. Legend has it that the frescoes in the small room, known as Olinda’s prison, are her own work.

The Castle belongs to the Autonomous Province of Trento, that restored it and turned it into a prestigious venue for exhibitions and cultural events.

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Via Novembre, Caldes, Italy
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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Jampyx Shaining (17 months ago)
Percorso impegnativo per bsmbini e anziani ma bello da vedere
Antonella Sola (2 years ago)
Christian Gallinari (2 years ago)
Bella la roccia
Ing. Mauro Tassan Lugrezin (3 years ago)
Segnaletica nulla
Moreno Soster (3 years ago)
È un bel posto ma è diroccato e per questo non si può visitare , la salita , sebbene sia breve è comunque impegnativa
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