Tures Castle towers high above Campo Tures and fits very well into the surrounding mountain panorama of the Valle di Tures.
The impressive Tures Castle above the village of Campo Tures in the Valle di Tures fits very well into the surrounding mountain scenery. Since 1315 the castle had been in the possession of the Lords of Tures. However, after the Tures family died out around 1340, it started to decline.
At the beginning of the 20th century, Ludwig Lobmayr restored Tures Castle for the first time. Around 1945 the second restoration was funded by Hieronymus Gassner. Today, Tures Castle can be divided into a Romanesque part dating back to the time of the Lords of Tures (keep, residence tower with mullioned windows, castle chapel) and a Gothique part built by the Bishops of Bressanone (fountain house, drawbridges, parapet walks, ecc.). In 1977 Tures Castle finally entered into the possession of the South Tyrolean Castle Institute (Südtiroler Burgeninstitut).
Today, one third of the castle can be visited. The furniture and the tile stoves in the 64 rooms are original. Moreover, the castle exhibits Swiss pine panelling, Gothic and Romanesque artworks and several cupboards of different styles. Children are particularly attracted by the armoury, while art lovers want to see the famous Pacher frescoes. Moreover, Tures Castle hosts a very cosy tavern.
Despite careful control we cannot guarantee the correctness of the provided data.
visit to the tower and the exhibitions (without guided tour inside):
€ 7.00 adults
€ 4.00 students, seniors 65+
€ 4.00 children and young people (6-16 years)
guided tour (furnished inner rooms with exhibitions):
€ 12.00 adults
€ 9.00 students, seniors 65+
€ 8.00 groups (more than 20 persons)
€ 6.00 children and young people (6-16 years)
€ 32.00 family ticket
free for children under 6 years
The castle is accessible only during a guided tour (in German and/or Italian language).
Special exhibitions "History of the Aurina Valley" and "Woodcarving in the Aurina Valley" accessible from April 30 to the 1st of November, daily from 10 am to 5 pm.
Tures Castle stays open also in winter, the winter season 2022/23 starts on the 2nd of November.