Finstergrün Castle

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Finstergrün Castle in Ramingstein, Austria

Finstergrün Castle rises high over Ramingstein. This is a place in Lungau, a region in the Austrian state of Salzburg. The first mention of the castle was in the 12th century. Today, it houses a youth hostel. [German]

Finstergrün Castle in Ramingstein

Many parts of the picture-book castle date back to the beginning of the 20th century. After World War I, owner Countess Szápáry housed many prominent guests. Especially in the UK, Finstergrün Castle was a known place for a castle stay.

Train trip with the STB

I took this #trainwindowview on a rail trip beween Tamsweg (Salzburg) and Unzmarkt (Styria). The line is run by the Styrian Railway (STB).

Sources / More info

  • Link Article about Finstergrün Castle on Wikipedia (DEU)
  • Link Official Website with opening hours (DEU)