Hohenwerfen Castle

Local nameFestung Hohenwerfen
LocationSankt Johann im Pongau, Austria

Hohenwerfen Castle is a medieval rock castle, situated on a 623-metre precipice overlooking the Austrian market town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 kilometres south of Salzburg. The fortress is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennen Mountains. Hohenwerfen is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Fortress, both built by the Archbishops of Salzburg in the 11th century.

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From Salzburg: Werfen Ice Caves Tour from 111 USD

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenwerfen_Castle

Address 2/2 Burgstraße, 5450, Austria

Coordinates 47°28'57.77" N 13°11'18.063" E

Tours and activities: Hohenwerfen Castle

From Salzburg: Werfen Ice Caves Tour

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Werfen Ice Caves & Hohenwerfen Castle Private Tour

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Salzburg: Private Sound of Music Tour Full or Half-Day

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