RS schloss maretsch bozen castel mareccio
RS schloss maretsch bozen castel mareccio

Mareccio Castle

Close to the Talvera Meadows in Bolzano there’s Mareccio Castle, a well-known location for events such as the “Bolzano Wine Tasting”.

A wonderful castle rises in the green near the old town of Bolzano: Mareccio. Already in the 12th century, the field name "Moretes" appears which gave its name to the castle - built later on - and the noble family of its first owners. In the 13th century, only a massive donjon stood amidst vineyards which was enlarged later on by a curtain wall with wall-walk and crenellations. In 1431, the property was nominated as "Maretsch bey Botzen". The present appearance with the round towers dates back to the 16th century and the modifications carried out by the Römer family.

The frescoes from the Renaissance period illustrate philosophers of former times and bear witness of the high educational levels of commissioners. Even a castle moat, filled with water, still existed in 1650. Between 1921 and 1978, Mareccio Castle (Schloss Maretsch, in German) housed the Bolzano National Archives before it was declared dilapidated. In the 1980s, the complex was carefully restored by the present owner, the Bolzano Tourist Board. Today it serves as a beautiful venue for fairs, concerts and private celebrations. If there aren’t any events, Mareccio Castle can be visited.

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Opening times

  • Mon 06 Dec 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 07 Dec 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 08 Dec 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 09 Dec 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10 Dec 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 11 Dec closed
  • Sun 12 Dec closed

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Accessible if there are no current events (on request) (10/01/2021 - 04/30/2022)

  • Mon 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 09:00 - 12:30 14:00 - 17:00
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Admission

€ 5.00 per person

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The castle can be visited if there are no current events (please call in advance).

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