Caldes Castle

Recently restored, the castle is located at the entrance to Val di Sole

  • Owned by the Autonomous Province of Trento
  • New exibition 'Church, Empire and Turquerie. Giuseppe Alberti, painter and architect of the Trentino Baroque Movement'
  • The stube del conte and the room where Olinda was kept prisoner

Constructed in the 13th century, legend has it that this Gothic-style castle was used as a prison for the noblewoman Olinda, for the crime of falling in love with a minstrel. Initially intended to maintain control over the valley, along with the Rocca di Samoclevo which overlooks it, the manor was acquired by the Thun family in 1464.

The most recent changes to the structure date back to the sixteenth century and include the construction of a chapel dedicated to the Nativity of Mary, decorated with frescoes by the painter Elia Naurizio. Today, the building is part of the Buonconsiglio network of castles and is home to period furniture, works of art, and the stube del conte or Count’s Parlour, recently restored to its ancient splendour. The castle is open in summer and hosts cultural events, exhibitions, performances, concerts, guided tours and workshops for families.

Contact & Directions

Castel Caldes
38022 Caldes

Weather Val di Sole

Today
Max Temp. (C): 27°
Temp. Min. (C): 15°
Jul 23
Max Temp. (C): 25°
Temp. Min. (C): 16°
Jul 24
Max Temp. (C): 25°
Temp. Min. (C): 13°
Weather forecast


You may also like ...

3 results
Malè - Val di Sole - Mulino Museo dell’Ape –  Discover the incredible world of bees

Malè

The main centre of Val di Sole

Ossana

Ossana

The ancient village with the most beautiful sky in Italy

Val di Rabbi

Val di Rabbi

One of the most picturesque Alpine valleys

Malè - Val di Sole - Mulino Museo dell’Ape –  Discover the incredible world of bees

Malè

The gateway to the natural beauty of Val di Sole

Read more ...
Ossana

Ossana

The ancient village with the most beautiful sky in Italy

Read more ...
Val di Rabbi

Val di Rabbi

One of the most picturesque Alpine valleys

Read more ...

Castles

32 results
Castel Pergine

Castel Pergine

Sleep in awe of history in Upper Valsugana

Castle of Avio

Castle of Avio

The FAI - Fondo Ambiente Italiano [Italian Environmental Fund]...

Valle del Chiese - Bondone - Castello San Giovanni

Castel San Giovanni

Overlooking Lake Idro

Bastione di Riva - ph. Pio Geminiani | © 25067 - Archivio Trentino Marketing  - Bastione di Riva - ph. Pio Geminiani

Bastione di Riva

One of the symbols of the city

Val di Non - Meleti - Castel Thun

Thun Castle

The splendid castle of the Thun family nestled amongst the apple...

Arco Castle

Arco Castle

A stroll through the olive trees leads to the old Rocca [Fortress]

Castel Noarna

Castel Noarna

Famous for its rich cellar, with about 35,000 bottles of wine

Toblino Castle | © Foto Archivio Apt

Toblino Castle

The home of the fairies

Castel Pergine

Castel Pergine

Sleep in awe of history in Upper Valsugana

Read more ...
Castle of Avio

Castle of Avio

The FAI - Fondo Ambiente Italiano [Italian Environmental Fund] welcomes you to the Vallagarina vineyards

Read more ...
Valle del Chiese - Bondone - Castello San Giovanni

Castel San Giovanni

It used to be the checkpoint of the roads between the Chiese river and Lake Garda

Read more ...
Bastione di Riva - ph. Pio Geminiani | © 25067 - Archivio Trentino Marketing  - Bastione di Riva - ph. Pio Geminiani

Bastione di Riva

One of the symbols of the city

Read more ...
Val di Non - Meleti - Castel Thun

Thun Castle

The splendid castle of the Thun family nestled amongst the apple trees of Val di Non

Read more ...
Arco Castle

Arco Castle

A stroll through the olive trees leads to the old Rocca [Fortress]

Read more ...
Castel Noarna

Castel Noarna

Famous for its rich cellar, with about 35,000 bottles of wine

Read more ...
Toblino Castle | © Foto Archivio Apt

Toblino Castle

The home of the fairies

Read more ...

Castles

18 results
Bees’ Mill Museum

Bees’ Mill Museum

Discover the amazing world of bees

Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

Discovering the White War

Segheria di Malè | © Segheria di Malè - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Malé Sawmill

Malga Talè | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Malga Talè - The Capercaillie Wood

Museo della malga | © Museo della malga - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Alpine Dairy Museum

Museo della Civiltà Solandra | © Museo della Civiltà Solandra

Museo della Civiltà Solandra (Val di Sole)

The household settings are furnished as if people were still living...

Segheria di Celledizzo | © Segheria di Celledizzo - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Celledizzo Sawmills

Le Meridiane | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

The Sundials

Bees’ Mill Museum

Bees’ Mill Museum

Discover the amazing world of bees

Read more ...
Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

One of the symbols of a terrible conflict fought at high altitude

Read more ...
Segheria di Malè | © Segheria di Malè - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Malé Sawmill

Read more ...
Malga Talè | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Malga Talè - The Capercaillie Wood

Read more ...
Museo della malga | © Museo della malga - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Alpine Dairy Museum

Read more ...
Museo della Civiltà Solandra | © Museo della Civiltà Solandra

Museo della Civiltà Solandra (Val di Sole)

The household settings are furnished as if people were still living in them.

Read more ...
Segheria di Celledizzo | © Segheria di Celledizzo - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Celledizzo Sawmills

Read more ...
Le Meridiane | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

The Sundials

Read more ...

Castles

5 results
Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

Discovering the White War

Galleria Paradiso | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Paradiso Tunnel

Shivers in the ice

Museo della Guerra Bianca | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Pejo 1914-1918. The War at the Door

Punta Linke (3629 m a.s.l.)  Ortles-Cevedale – Pejo

Punta Linke (3629 m a.s.l.) Ortles-Cevedale – Pejo

The first world war: history in the ice

Museo della Guerra Bianca | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Museum of the Mountain War

On the trail of the Great War

Forte Strino | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Strino Fort

One of the symbols of a terrible conflict fought at high altitude

Read more ...
Galleria Paradiso | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Paradiso Tunnel

Bringing history to life through the sounds of the battle

Read more ...
Museo della Guerra Bianca | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Pejo 1914-1918. The War at the Door

Read more ...
Punta Linke (3629 m a.s.l.)  Ortles-Cevedale – Pejo

Punta Linke (3629 m a.s.l.) Ortles-Cevedale – Pejo

The first world war: history in the ice

Read more ...
Museo della Guerra Bianca | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Museum of the Mountain War

On the trail of the Great War

Read more ...

Castles

63 results
Night-watch duty during war

Night-watch duty during war

03/07/2024 - 04/09/2024 Vermiglio
Barba di Fior by via Ferrata

Barba di Fior by via Ferrata

06/06/2024 - 19/09/2024 Peio (Pejo)
The Taste Train

The Taste Train

27/06/2024 - 05/09/2024 Croviana
A Dolomite sunset

A Dolomite sunset

10/07/2024 - 28/08/2024 Commezzadura
A thin line of shadow

A thin line of shadow

26/06/2024 - 18/09/2024 Folgarida
E-Bike Tour & Aperitivo

E-Bike Tour & Aperitivo

04/06/2024 - 12/09/2024 Marilleva
From the water, ancient crafts

From the water, ancient crafts

05/07/2024 - 06/09/2024 Folgarida
Downhill in the land of World Championships

Downhill in the land of World Championships

11/06/2024 - 05/09/2024 Passo Tonale
Night-watch duty during war

Night-watch duty during war

A fort that narrates the Great War

Read more ...
Barba di Fior by via Ferrata

Barba di Fior by via Ferrata

Climb in safety and after the adrenaline... Aperitivo tasting

Read more ...
The Taste Train

The Taste Train

On board to discover the flavours of Trentino

Read more ...
A Dolomite sunset

A Dolomite sunset

Walk along the Shepherd's Trail with an aperitivo at sunset

Read more ...
A thin line of shadow

A thin line of shadow

A slow journey to discover the secrets of our artistic sundials

Read more ...
E-Bike Tour & Aperitivo

E-Bike Tour & Aperitivo

Ride your E-bike in the wild Valpiana and reach the shores of Lago dei Caprioli

Read more ...
From the water, ancient crafts

From the water, ancient crafts

In Val Meledrio with its ancient crafts

Read more ...
Downhill in the land of World Championships

Downhill in the land of World Championships

Pure adrenaline on 2 wheels in the Val di Sole BikeLand

Read more ...

Castles

11 results
Network of Nature Reserves - Alto Noce | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Network of Nature Reserves - Alto Noce

Castles, mills, and ancient traditions

Stelvio National Park

Stelvio National Park

Untouched nature

Parco sonoro del fruscio | © Elisa Fedrizzi - Mio Trentino App

The Fruscìo sound park

A place to get away from the noise and get closer to sounds

The Pison Waterfalls

The Pison Waterfalls

A fascinating waterfall in the gorge of the Val Meledrio

Torbiera del Tonale | © Torbiera del Tonale - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Tonale Peatbog

An exceptionally high level of biodiversity

Cascata Ragaiolo

Cascata Ragaiolo

Walking on the suspended rope bridge

Lago dei Caprioli

Lago dei Caprioli

This typical Alpine lake is the ideal starting-point for treks.

Val di Rabbi

Val di Rabbi

One of the most picturesque Alpine valleys

Network of Nature Reserves - Alto Noce | © Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Network of Nature Reserves - Alto Noce

Castles, mills, and ancient traditions

Read more ...
Stelvio National Park

Stelvio National Park

The many facets of one of Italy’s oldest protected areas

Read more ...
Parco sonoro del fruscio | © Elisa Fedrizzi - Mio Trentino App

The Fruscìo sound park

A place to get away from the noise and get closer to sounds

Read more ...
The Pison Waterfalls

The Pison Waterfalls

A fascinating waterfall in the gorge of the Val Meledrio

Read more ...
Torbiera del Tonale | © Torbiera del Tonale - Foto Archivio Apt Val di Sole

Tonale Peatbog

An exceptionally high level of biodiversity

Read more ...
Cascata Ragaiolo

Cascata Ragaiolo

Walking on the suspended rope bridge

Read more ...
Lago dei Caprioli

Lago dei Caprioli

This typical Alpine lake is the ideal starting-point for treks.

Read more ...
Val di Rabbi

Val di Rabbi

One of the most picturesque Alpine valleys

Read more ...

Castles