The world more than 100 years ago
Castles and palaces belong to Tyrol - and especially to the silver region Karwendel. High up on the mountain or in the midst of untouched nature are the ancient buildings. Some stand empty and you can make your own story on a tour, as it may have been 100 years or even more years ago. Others have showrooms and museums where it becomes clear how it used to live in the Silver Region of Karwendel a long time ago.
Freundsberg CastleCurrently Closed Open!
- Place: Schwaz
Visible from afar, Burg Freundsberg Castle sits enthroned on a hill high over the City of Schwaz.Read more
- Place: Jenbach
This mighty, yet magical castle sits enthroned on a rocky ridge on the slopes of the Karwendel between Jenbach and Schwaz: The magnificent Renaissance Castle of Tratzberg.Read more
Castle Ruin Rettenberg
- Place: Kolsass
Rettenberg, also called Neu-Rettenberg, is a rectangular complex with the remains of the former palace, which for centuries served as the court castle of the Counts of Rottenburg near Rotholz.Read more
Castle Ruin Rottenburg
- Place: Buch in Tirol
A retrospective of nobles and saints. A cold wind blows through the preserved walls of the Rottenburg ruin. These stone witnesses survived and tell of the time when the castle was still the administrative centre and economic hub of Tyrol. It was first mentioned in 1149.Read more