Churburg Castle

The best preserved castle complex in South Tyrol

General description

Above Schluderns in the sunny Vinschgau, towers the Churburg, one of the best preserved castles of South Tyrol. Today’s visitors find an impressive Renaissance castle, enhanced by the remarkable paintings in the arcades surrounding the courtyard. Many precious objects are to be seen in the Romanic chapel, the Matscher chamber and other splendid rooms. The world renowned armoury contains the largest collection of its kind. The harnesses, all made for members of the family, are of incomparable artistic and historic value.

Visits are only possible with a guided tour!
Guided tours in English on request: +39 0473 61 52 41

Churburg Castle is closed from the beginning of November to the end of March.

You can park in the Kugelgasse in Schluderns.
Public transport
Coming from Merano you can reach Schluderns with the Vinschger train, coming from Mals you can reach Schluderns with the bus 274.
24. March - 24. September
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
10:00 - 16:30
03. October - 06. November
Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
10:00 - 16:30
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South Tyrolean Knights’ Games
The historic castles and monasteries around the village of Schluderns/Sluderno in the Upper Venosta Valley – such as the Churburg, Lichtenberg, Fürstenburg castles and the Marienberg Abbey – form the ideal backdrop for the spectacular show of the South Tyrolean Knights’ Games (Südtiroler Ritterspiele). This is truly special event for the entire family.
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