RS Alta Badia St Martin in Thurn
RS Alta Badia St Martin in Thurn

Ciastel de Tor

Ciastel de Tor above San Martino in Badia is the emblem of the Ladin-speaking area and also hosts the Museum Ladin.

The history of this castle, located above San Martino in Badia, dates back to the 12th century and once upon a time represented the centre of the court "Thurn an der Gader". For this reason it has always been a significant building for the Ladin-speaking people living in the Dolomites.

As far as the position of the castle is concerned it is presumed that it was built in the major axes of a Late Roman and early Medieval settlement named "Quadra". What is particularly striking is the residential tower.

Still today Castel Thurn is the cultural centre of the Val Badia. From 1996 it has been owned by the province of South Tyrol. In 2001 an exhibition was inaugurated in the castle that presents interesting information about language, culture and history of more than 30,000 Ladins living in the Dolomites. It is by the way the most ancient language group of South Tyrol. Alone thanks to its past, the castle is a perfect place for this Museum Ladin "Ciastel de Tor".

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Opening times

  • Wed 08 Dec closed
  • Thu 09 Dec closed
  • Fri 10 Dec closed
  • Sat 11 Dec closed
  • Sun 12 Dec closed
  • Mon 13 Dec closed
  • Tue 14 Dec closed

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Museum Ladin - Christmas perido 2021 (12/26/2021 - 01/08/2022)

  • Mon 15:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 15:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 15:00 - 19:00
  • Thu 15:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 15:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 15:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 15:00 - 19:00

Museum Ladin - winter 2022 (01/13/2022 - 03/31/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu 15:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 15:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 15:00 - 19:00
  • Sun closed

Museum Ladin - spring 2022 (05/01/2022 - 06/30/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 14:00 - 18:00

Museum Ladin - summer 2022 (07/01/2022 - 08/31/2022)

  • Mon 10:00 - 18:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 18:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 18:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 18:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 18:00
  • Sun 14:00 - 18:00

Museum Ladin - autumn 2022 (09/01/2022 - 10/31/2022)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 14:00 - 18:00

Admission

€ 8.00 adults
€ 6.50 seniors 65+
€ 6.50 groups (min. 15 persons)
€ 6.50 students (up to 27 years)
€ 2.00 € school classes
€ 16.00 family ticket (2 adults with children up to 16 years)

free for children up to 6 years (without audioguide)

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Closing in autumn from Nov 1 to Dec 25, 2021, in April 2022 open only for groups and school classes (by reservation).

The ticket allows the free entry in the Museum Ladin Ursus ladinicus in San Cassiano.

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