Mauterndorf "adventure castle"
Explore the castle in Mauterndorf
Lively trade took place at Mauterndorf Castle several hundred years ago. The castle is situated on the Tauernstraße, which was one of the main trading routes through Europe at that time. Today you experience how the Middle Ages is brought back to life again at the castle. Discover what life was like in a bygone era on holiday in Mauterndorf.
Whether it's as a knight, Prince, damsel or Archbishop, when you visit the "adventure castle" in Mauterndorf town centre you slip into all these roles and understand what it means to have lived during this period. The whole family gets their money's worth if the weather should let you down in Mauterndorf.
A guided tour through the castle
When you enter you receive an audio guide that comments on all the stations therefore guiding you through the castle. The stations are distributed over six floors and provide you with knowledge about the Middle Ages in an interactive way. You can also experience these guided tours with one of the guides at the castle.
Defensive tower and 360° panorama
The highlight of a guided tour through the castle is seeing the defensive tower. The entrance to the keep is situated at 12 metres high. This is followed by attractions such as the pantry, hearth and tower room for the guards. Once you are right at the top you are 40 metres high. Now you can see the whole of Lungau around the wall-walk. This offers a breathtaking view.
Leonhard von Keutschach
The Archbishop of Salzburg used to use the castle in Lungau as his summer residence. During his time as the Prince Archbishop, Leonhard von Keutschach arranged the living quarters which are still known as the Keutschach rooms today and can be viewed on the tour.