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.
Phone: +39 0474 678 053
Photo © Tourism Association Tauferer Ahrntal