RS kastelruth kalvarienberg
RS kastelruth kalvarienberg


Seven chapels on the Colle (hill), how the Calvary near Castelrotto is called, are accessible by foot from the village centre

A unique group of sacred buildings rises on a wooded hill near Castelrotto (Kastelruth), more precisely on a porphyry rock located in a north-westerly direction. It consists of seven little chapels and a Romanesque tower which all can be discovered along the Way of the Cross, or the Castelrotto Peace Trail. The chapels are equipped with large wooden figures.

The pleasant 30-minute walk leads from the village centre to the Calvary which is known by locals as "Colle" or "Kofel". Where today wooden benches invite to rest and the view opens up on the Santner and Sciliar massifs as well as on the village and its surroundings, in the past the castle of the Lords of Castelrotto was located. Nowadays only the ruins of its donjon are still visible.

And this "decayed castle" - "Castellum Reptum" in Latin - has given its name to the village of Castelrotto. By the way: every year in late spring, the first tournament of the famous Oswald von Wolkenstein Ride is held on the Calvary.

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Opening times

  • Fri 24 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sat 25 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sun 26 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Mon 27 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tue 28 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Wed 29 May 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 30 May 00:00 - 00:00

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General opening hours

  • Mon 00:00 - 00:00
  • Tue 00:00 - 00:00
  • Wed 00:00 - 00:00
  • Thu 00:00 - 00:00
  • Fri 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sat 00:00 - 00:00
  • Sun 00:00 - 00:00


Calvary freely accessible, the chapels only partly

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