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Hikint to Katzenzungen Castle

Near Castel Katzenzungen grows the oldest vine of Europe. He is 300 years old and every year they produce a great white wine, the “Versoaln”.

The castle was built in Renaissance times. From there you can see Meran and environs as well as Bozen in the southern part of South Tyrol. The highlight in the castle is the “black kitchen”: There, centuries ago, they smoked meat. Today you can make romantic candlelight dinners there. People like the castle for weddings and festivities.

Tour description:

The 3 hours walking tour begins in Nals. From there you reach Prissian passing the Prissian brook and going towards Prissian. In the centre of the village, you can find the beautiful castle.

Katzenzungen Castle in Prissian
Katzenzungen Castle in Prissian

The castle is situated on a hill and is visible from very far.

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Prissian
Prissian

is surely the South Tyrolean village with the most castles

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