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Rotund and Reichenberg castles ruins

Rotund Castle was built around the year 900 A.D. on behalf of the bishops of Chur and is one of the highest situated castles in the Alps. Up to mid 12th century, it was owned by the Lords of Rotund. By 1310, it had changed hands back to the bishops of Chur, who then sold it to Heinrich von Reichenberg. From 1680 on, both castles result abandoned and turned slowly into ruins.

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Contact Tourist information office Malles
Street Via S. Benedetto 1
Zip code 39024
Place Malles / Mals
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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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