I agree that this site cookies for navigation user analysis, personalized content and advertising used. Legal notice & privacy.
Cookies Accept
Book
Winter
Winter
Winter
Winter
Anfragen & Reservierung
Experience the Salzburger Lungau All Inclusive - Lungau Cardhiking with cable car in UNESCO Biosphere Reserve Salzburg's Lungau

Fascinating time journey into the Middle Ages


Posted on 25. October 2017
Castle Mauterndorf_Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau

At the Mauterndorf castle, the former toll station and temporary summer residency of the Salzburg Fürsterzbischöfe, the Middle Ages become alive.

 

The sundial over the portal to the Mauterndorf castle has already welcomed traders, lunatics and travelers on their way through the Lungau hundreds of years ago. Where once it was called "bags open and pay tolls" visitors are now entering deep into the Middle Ages.

 

 

 

 

 

From the toll station to the adventure exhibition

 

Already in the fourth century AD, a Roman road, which led via Obertauern to the old Roman town of Juvavum (Salzburg), was located on the site of today's Mauterndorf Castle. In a document of Emperor Henry II of the year 1002, it was stated that an installation for toll collection was obtained. The castle itself is mentioned for the first time in 1253. In the 13th century, the Salzburg Cathedral chapter was used to build the castle of Mauterndorf at the former toll station to protect the market. The Domprobst Burkhard von Weißpriach and Archbishop Leonhard von Keutschach extended the Burganlage in the 15th century. Especially the latter loved the castle very much and used it as a summer residence.

 

 

The castle today

Today the castle Mauterndorf presents itself as an impressive historical building with rich historical past. The halls, vaults and rooms are used as an exhibition, the accommodation of the Lungau landscape museum, as a regional cultural center and as a gastronomy enterprise.

 

 

OPENING HOURS

1 May to 31 October & New Year to Easter, Tues. & Th.

May - October

10 am to 6 pm

July August

9.30 to 18.30

Winter

Tue & Thu, 11am to 7pm

 

 

Here you come to the homepage of the castle Mauterndorf!

Bergwelten_Tom Son
Bergwelten_Tom Son
Tourist Office Mauterndorf
Castle Mauterndorf_Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau


Previous Site
Print Page
Lungau Live
What is going on in Salzburg's Lungau?
Current information
Loading ...
What might be interested in for your winter vacation:
Loading ...

Newsletter
Stay up to date with the newsletter of the Salzburg's Lungau Region.
Register now

Vacation service
Do you have questions?
We will be glad to help you.

Ferienregion Salzburger Lungau e.V.
Rotkreuzgasse 100
A-5582 St. Michael im Lungau

Anreise in den Lungau

Like us. Join us. Follow us.
Logo / Ferienregion Lungau Logo / Salzburger Land
Enable Live Chat
Accessible OperationText size
-
+

Higher contrasts
Turn off
Turn on

AccesskeysSkip to Content - Accesskey: 1
Online Booking - Accesskey: 2
Packages - Accesskey: 3
Non-binding inquiry - Accesskey: 4
Contact - Accesskey: 5