Engadin Scuol

Lower Engadin's famous landmark

Tarasp Castle

Built in 1040, the majestic Tarasp Castle is a well-known landmark in the Lower Engadin region. Tarasp belonged to Austria at the beginning of the 19th century. Around the turn of the 20th century, the ruined castle was purchased and renovated by K.A. Lingner, a German businessman who frequented spa resorts in the area and was the inventor of Odol mouthwash. On 30 March 2016, the world-famous Engadin artist Not Vital became the new owner of Tarasp Castle. His vision is to turn the castle, which is already open to the public, into a national and international cultural attraction featuring contemporary art and a sculpture park. Castle tours are held regularly – in summer there are sometimes several each day. Organ concerts bring the mighty 3,000-pipe wooden organ to life all year round and make a lasting impression on audiences.

Castle Tours

All dates can be found on the official website of Tarasp Castle. The castle can only be visited as part of a guided tour, registration is not necessary.

Adults CHF 15.- (with guest card 13.-)
Children 6 - 16 CHF 8.- (with guest card 6.-)
Groups please contact the Tarasp Castle

 

Further information

www.schloss-tarasp.ch

Not Vital und sein House to watch the sunset. Bild: Dominik Täuber.
ARTISTS. LORD OF THE CASTLE. SENTINER.
A moon in a lake. A house to watch the sunset. Almost always in view: His castle, the symbol of the Lower Engadine. Not Vital, born in Sent...
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Auszug aus der Schweizer Illustrierte

Beitrag auf sat3 zum Schloss Tarasp
Article about Tarasp Castle on 3sat
Tarasp Castle was portrayed by 3sat in 2020 for the programme "Schlösser und Burgen der Schweiz".
To the article (in German)

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