Missian | Eppan
The remains of Castel Boymont are find on a rock and today it is famous for the panoramic view.
Between 1220 and 1240 there was the heyday of the Tyrolean castle constructions and in this time Castel Boymont was built as well. Ordering party was a relative of the Count of Eppan. Especially in the 14th century the family Boymont played an important role. After them the Castel was in the hands of the Austrian Ulrich Kässler for a short period after he married the rich daughter Barbara of Boymont in 1413. In 1425 Castel Boymont was victim of arson and has not been rebuilt after that event.
Castel Boymont has not been build for a military reason, but it was more like a beautiful residential house.
After it changed the owner a several times, nowadays Castel Boymont is property of Fritz Dellago since 1977, who had it restored and consolidated.
Architectural style and characteristics:
The Castel has been built in the Romanesque and manifests typical style features of this époque. Interesting and not very typical are the clear and precise lines with which the rectangular construction was established.
The grand site is decorated with stone-framed arched windows, pillars and capitals. The main tower is in the Nord-East and in the Nord- West exists a smaller one. The chapel of the Castel is situated above the entrance.
A tavern is located inside the ruin walls.
Castel Boymont is one destination of the tour of Castles around Eppan.
Starting from Castel Korb it is a ¾ hour walk to Castel Boymont.
The castle Boymont is closed till the16th July.
From 25th March 2016 until the beginning of November 2016 from 10.00am - 05.00pm
Monday (no day off in October)
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