Castle - Small room

Small room for min 20 persons - 30 person
This beautiful Castle dating back to the 12th century offers an historical setting for your wedding vows in Austria.  Following the ceremony, your wedding guests could have a glass of sparkling wine or schnapps.  The bride and groom will have the privelage of having exclusive access to a private area of the Castle which is not open to the public for photographs.

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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