Castle Diner Dance Location

There is an opportunity to have your wedding reception in the Kaprun Castle in Austria. This is exclusive for wedding parties of 65 persons or more. Smaller wedding receptions are hosted in the hotel and be catered for to your own personal requirements.

Castle history

The building of the castle in Kaprun is assumed to have taken place around the 12th century, because the east tower features romanic criteria! In 1280, the “tower to Chaprunne” is referred to documentary as a compensation for the assaults undertaken by the Velbers. Initially, the castle was probably possessed by the Earl of Falkenstein or Peilstein. 

  • 1287 The castle is falling to the Archbishop Rudolf.
  • The Velber become the owners in 1338, from 1480 to 1600 the castle serves as an archiepiscopal court that settlers care taking matters.
  • In 1526 the castle is burned down by rebellions farmers, around 1600, Josef Hundt of Ainetperg reconstructs the castle in today’s layout.
  • In 1601, the guardian Caspar Vogl, who shows solidarity with the Pinzgauer farmers, is decapitated.
  • Salzburger Musketeers occupy the castle in 1645. From then on various owners are listed.
  • In 1921, Prince Johann II of Liechtenstein sells the castle together with the Fischorn castle to the Peruian Minister H.E. Gildemeister.
  • The castle association purchases the castle in 1984, and intensive renovation begins
  • Ever since, the castle association and the culture association Tauriska have been using the castle for cultural purposes as well, and in the meantime the castle has established itself to the cultural central point in our county.
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Verwöhnhotel Vötters Sportkristall GmbH, Schloßstraße 32, 5710 Kaprun
Phone: +43 (0) 6547/7134, Fax: +43 (0) 6547/7134 50, e-mail: hotel@sport-kristall.at
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