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Dorf Tirol/Tirolo
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Brunnenburg Castle
Ezra Pound Weg 3
39019 Dorf Tirol/Tirolo (Italy)
Tel.: +39 0473 923533
E-Mail: info@brunnenburg.net
Homepage: http://www.brunnenburg.net
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Free entrance
Opening times
03.04.2022 - 31.10.2022
10:00 - 17:00
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Brunnenburg Castle stands on a glacial debris cone between Dorf Tirol/Tirolo and Tyrol Castle. This truly unique-looking castle complex is said to be named after a nearby spring. The fortifications date from between 1241 and 1253. The remains of these fortifications also formed the basis of the restoration of the building. At the beginning of the 20th century, the Brunnenburg was restored in a very unusual manner. Today it is a cultural center and home of the South Tyrolean Agricultural museum.

A unique feature is that a number of different endangered species of domestic animal can be visited on a trip to the Brunnenburg, including Mangalitza pigs, Zackel sheep, Villnoess spectacled sheep, Pfauen goats, Tyrolean “blobe Goas” goats, and rare chickens, ducks and geese.

Along the Bolzano/Bozen-Meran/Merano expressway to the exit Meran South-Sinich/Sinigo - Dorf Tirol/Tirolo - along the main street to the car park beside the Clubhouse. From there on foot along the Falkner promenade and the Ezra Pound trail to Brunnenburg Castle.

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