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Mauterndorf Castle in the Lungau holiday region

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

Medieval Mauterndorf Castle is unique 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.

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.

Mauterndorf Castle prices

Adults € 7,50 € 12,00
Reduction € 6,50 € 10,00
Child € 5,00 € 7,50
Family € 18,00 € 26,00
Mauterndorf castle
Mauterndorf castle in the Lungau region
Mauterndorf castle by night

Opening times of Mauterndorf castle in summer

Open hoursSummer
May, June, September, October daily from 10:00 - 18:00 o'clock
July, August daily from 09:30 - 18:30 o'clock

Mauterndorf castle in winter

Mauterndorf castle is also open for visitors in the winter. Should you decide you'd like some culture during your winter holiday in Mauterndorf, or you'd like a change from skiing, then the former toll castle dating from the 13th century and one-time summer residence of the archbishops of Salzburg is just waitng to be discovered!

Opening times of Mauterndorf castle in winter

Opening timesWinter
january 05. - 28.
february 01 - 26
march 02 - 25
march 29. - april 6
Tuesday & thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Monday to friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday & thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
daily 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Atmospheric evening tour of the tower every Thursday at 5 p.m. (from 4 people)

Mauterndorf castle
Mauterndorf castle winter hiking tour
Mauterndorf castle by night

Lungau country museum

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 museum 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.

Tavern in Mauterndorf Castle

Mauterndorf castle taverne

Dinning in a special historic atmosphere

Contact and information: Tel. +43 (0) 6472 - 7294

Burgschenke is currently closed!!!!

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A special setting for special occasions

Did you know...

By special arrangement the gotic chapel of the castle can be used for wedding reception and family festivities celebrated in the castle tavern.

The "Cultural Hall/Knight hall" can be hired for seminas, presentations and company lunches. It can accomodaate upto 200 people, has a presentation stage and presentation technology.


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