The ruins of Castle Helfenberg

General description

The building techniques and the disposition of stones in layers let suppose that this little fortress was built around 1180. It is highly likely that the lords of the castle were the Counts of Tyrol. The last written documentation about Helfenberg goes back to 1353.

description to arrive at destination

You can reach the castle ruin Helfenberg, starting from Restaurant Noafer in Glaning on the path nr. 6A and then on path nr. 9. 

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San Genesio
San Genesio
Embedded in the charming natural scenery of the Salto High Plateau, there is the municipality of S. Genesio, extending at 760 to 1,300 m a.s.l.