Ramingstein is located in the border triangle of Salzburg, Styria and Carinthia, in the heart of the Lungau Nockberge Biosphere Park, the largest biosphere park in Austria.
Ramingstein has a long and eventful history. In the Middle Ages, the village was even one of the most important mining areas in the Alpine region. The picturesque village lies directly on the Mur River, which has its source in the Lungau region. Finstergrün Castle rises above the village, as a landmark of Ramingstein and witness of past eras. South of the Mur, the community extends into the Lungau Nockberge mountains, an Eldorado for hikers and ski tourers.
Unspoiled nature, traditional cultural landscape and living culture characterize the Lungau and Ramingstein, see for yourself.
"The picturesque village is located directly on the Mura River, which has its source in the Lungau."
that Finstergrün Castle is the landmark of Ramingstein. It stands imposingly on a steeply rising rocky outcrop high above the village, which lies at 950 meters above sea level to the north.
From the top of the castle there is a wide view of the countryside, and this gives an idea that in the Middle Ages it was possible to have a view of other castles, as well as to monitor the surrounding area, an important transport link and a tollbooth.