castel drena
castel drena

Castel Drena

Castel Drena dominates the Marocche, a special natural phenomenon from the Ice Age that led to the formation of an area of more than 200 hectare of boulders.

It is supposed, that Castel Drena was built above a prehistoric village in the 12th century. The first owners, a family from Seiano, used the castle to control the connecting road from Trento to Lake Garda. And thanks to this strategic position, the castle was impregnable with the methods of attack of that time, since it was flame-resistant, defended by two rows of walls and built on a dominant position on a rock. For the most part the building is Romanesque with some Gothic elements from the 16th century. Inside the castle, traces of a little church can be found which was dedicated to St. Martin.

Today Castel Drena can be visited almost all the year round.

Opening hours:
March – October
Tuesday – Sunday from 10 am – 6 pm
November, December, February
Saturday and Sunday from 10 am – 5 pm

4 Euro

Further information:
Castel Drena
Via al Castello, 2
38074 Drena
phone: +39 0464 541220

In summer 2020, access may still be subject to certain restrictions.

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