Mauterndorf Castle in the Lungau holiday region

Let yourself be swept away on a fascinating trip back in time

Medieval Mauterndorf Castle is a unique gem in the fascinating mountain region south of Salzburg. The toll castle, which just begs you to visit and discover its secrets, originated in the 13th century and for a time was the summer residence of the Salzburg archbishops. It is located on a rocky cliff and dominates the historical town of Mauterndorf.

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Castle Museum in the Lungau holiday region

Delve into the exciting times of the 13th century Middle Ages

An exciting trip back in time to the late Middle Ages awaits the visitor to Mauterndorf Castle. In the exhibition you can get to know the master of the castle, Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach, and his entourage personally.

From the 44 metre high fortified tower, there is a magnificent view of Mauterndorf, the Radstädter Tauern to the north, the Hohe Tauern to the west and the Nockberge mountain range to the south.

Lungauer Landschaftsmuseum in Mauterndorf

Discover the history of Lungau

The local country museum of the most southern region of the Salzburg federal state also forms parts of the Mauterndorf Castle experience. In the Lungauer Landschaftsmuseum you can discover more about the history, the customs and the special characteristics of this alpine region.

This museum and Mauterndorf Castle itself are only one example of the many interesting cultural and historical places of interest in the Lungau holiday region that you should most definitely include in your sightseeing plans.

In the mood for the Middle Ages?

Experience history firsthand at Mauterndorf Castle

An overview of what’s on offer at Mauterndorf Castle:
  • Spectacular trip back in time for every age group
  • Exciting tour with audio guide (DE/IT/EN/CZ/NL/HU)
  • 44 metre high fortified tower with fantastic panorama
  • Large, imaginative knights’ playground “Conquer the castle in the castle“ for children
  • Stylish castle tavern with savoury delicacies
  • Lungauer Landschaftsmuseum
  • Annually hosted Medieval Festival in the castle and in the town of Mauterndorf

Weddings, congresses & conferences

A special setting for special occasions

Church weddings and christenings with style can be arranged for you in the gothic castle chapel. Holding the wedding reception in the castle tavern will lend a truly special atmosphere to your festivities.

The Kultursaal with stage and congress technology can be hired for congresses and conferences for up to 200 people.


In the mood for the Middle Ages for young and old?

Samson figure in Mauterndorf

An exciting trip back in time to the late Middle Ages awaits the visitor to Mauterndorf Castle. Life in the castle at the end of the 15th century is presented true to life in the interactive exhibition. There is a fascinating view of Mauterndorf and the surrounding mountains from the 44 metre high fortified tower.

Mauterndorf Castle