Rolf Hicker Animal, Nature Travel Photography Sunset Pictures Christmas Pictures Golf Pictures Fall Pictures Eagle Pictures Background Pictures Whale Pictures Vacation Spots Animal Pictures New Zealand Pictures Polar Bear Pictures Alaska Pictures Dolphin Pictures

Photo: Prosels Castle Replica

A replica of the Prosels Castle in Voels, South Tyrol in Italy, Europe amongst beautiful blue and yellow colored flowers.

Prosels Castle in South Tyrol, Italy is now a replica of the original castle that was built around 1500 but the Romanesque archway and the keep date back to the 13th century. The Prosels Castle was originally owned by Leonhard of Vols who was born in 1458 and earned a great deal of money so he could afford to put a lot of cash into making the Prosels Castle very prestigious.During this time Leonhard was part of the first witchcraft trials of Tyrol, Italy. The Prosels Castle has a great deal of history and legends behind it including many a tale of the witches and their witchcraft.The last member of the Vols family died in 1810 so the Prosels Castle remained empty for 50 years and was almost completely in ruins. From 1860 to 1978 the castle had fourteen different owners one of which was Alexander Franz von Gynther who bought it in 1887 and turned the castle into a replica of what he thought it had once looked like. ... continue below the picture...



Prosels Castle Replica

Photo: 
Prosels Castle Replica
Photo of a replica of the Prosels Castle in Voels, South Tyrol in Italy, Europe.

Products available for this picture

shoppingcart

Stock Photo License

I offer fair prices for my rights managed stock photos starting at $US 89.90

Request Photo License

Pictures from photo gallery "All Pictures"

Related stock photo galleries, pictures & travel ideas:
Prosels Castle Replica


... The Prosels Castle was bought for the last time and then the owner died and family tried to resell it. In 1981 the "Kuratorium Schloss Prosels" society was founded and took control of the castle and the replica of the Prosels Castle now stands today in South Tyrol, Italy. It is now open to the public where you can see concerts, theatre performances, art exhibits and even weddings that take place in the chapel of this historic castle.Replica of the Castel Prosels (Schlos Prosels) in Voels, Italy, South Tirol, Europe, Europe 2006.

Interested in more Castles? Please make sure to see our photo collection pictures of castles.

Technical Information:
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/8.0, exposure time of 1/200 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 19mm.

Stock Photo
Prosels Castle Replica
A replica of the Prosels Castle in Voels, South Tyrol in Italy, Europe amongst beautiful blue and yellow colored flowers.
Photographer
Rolf Hicker
Stock Photo ID
yj4w5571 - Prosels Castle Replica

Comments from our visitors!


Copyright © 2015 - Animal, Nature & Travel Stock Photography / All rights reserved - Prosels Castle Replica - Unauthorized use of any images or footage from this site is prohibited by international copyright laws. Privacy Policy: privacy policies
back to top


rss feed