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Where: Sand in Taufers, Sand in Taufers
Region: Tauferer Ahrntal

Taufers Castle in Sand in Taufers is one of the best preserved castles throughout South Tyrol. It was built in the 12th century and it was a significant station in Tauferer Ahrntal, because in the Middle Age the valley was a important trade-route between North and South Tyrol.

The lords of Taufers Castle were very rich: the copper-mine in Prettau brought them wealth and much life on court.

To give the people of today an insight to the life of then, in Taufers Castle takes place a knights-festival lasting from 10th to 11th May 2014 with knights-fights, a Middle Age market, fireworks, jugglers and medieval music. It is an event that Middle Age-friends absolutely shouldn't miss.

Further information:

Taufers Castle
Phone: +39 0474 678 053
E-mail: taufers(at)

Photo © Tourism Association Tauferer Ahrntal

Culture Culture
Tradition Tradition
Entertainment Entertainment
09:00 - 19:00
10/05/2014 - 11/05/2014
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