The Dolomites Sights

Castel Roncolo (Schloss Runkelstein)

  • Via San Antonio 15 Map It
  • Bolzano
  • Castle/Palace/Chateau

Published 06/07/2016

Fodor's Review

Green hills and farmhouses north of town surround this meticulously kept castle with a tiled roof. It was built in 1237, destroyed half a century later, and then rebuilt soon thereafter. The world's largest cycle of secular medieval frescoes, beautifully preserved, is inside. A tavern in the courtyard serves excellent local food and wines. To get here from Piazza Walther, take the free shuttle (Tuesday through Sunday every half hour 10–5), or Bus No. 12 or 14. It's a 45-minute walk from Piazza delle Erbe: head north along Via Francescani, continue through Piazza Madonna, connecting to Via Castel Roncolo.

Sight Information

Address:

Via San Antonio 15, Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige, 39100, Italy

Map It

Phone:

0471-329808-for castle; 0471-324073-for tavern

Website: www.roncolo.info

Sight Details:

  • €8
  • Closed Mon.

Published 06/07/2016

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