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The castle complex situated on a prehistoric site was built in 1278 by Hugo von Montalban. Since 1983 it has been the residence of Reinhold Messner and a place of several art collections: a vast Tibetika collection, a mountain picture gallery and a mask collection from five continents.
The Unterortl wine-growing estate and the Oberortl organic farm (farm holidys) whose home-grown products are offered in the Schlosswirt restaurant both belong to the complex and the therefore part of a general concept aiming at the preservation and revival of this small South Tyrolean cultural landscape.
Botanic tour around Juval Castel (free admission)

Opening times: from eastern to 20. june and from 1. september to the first sunday on november, from 10-16h pm, wednesday closed
The walking path belong the irrigation channel from Ciardes to Castel Juval is very beautiful and popular.