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Timeline

The Saint Peter Ruins in Castelvecchio - one of the oldest churches in South Tyrol
The Saint Peter Ruins in Castelvecchio - one of the oldest churches in South Tyrol

The following is a summary of the most important dates in Kaltern:

1147
The Maria Himmelfahrt parish in Kaltern receives the Trento chapter of the cathedral as a gift.

around 1200
The Leuchtenburg is built above Lake Kaltern

1220
‘Vinum de Caldero’ (Kaltern wine) is mentioned in a written document

1286
The Prince-Bishop of Trento rewards the Lords of Rottenburg with the Court of Kaltern

1536
Kaltern’s ‘pot coat of arms’ is proved for the first time

1639
Franciscan monks start with the building of the cloister on today’s Piazza dei Rottenburg

1681
For the first time, the location is named ‘Market Kaltern’ in an official document

1867
The Innsbruck-Bolzano train line is inaugurated

1880/1885
Passo Mendola road is built

1900
Founding of the first cooperative

1903
The funicular railway on the Mendola is inaugurated

1908
The school on market square is built (office of today’s Tourist Office)

1932
Kaltern becomes parish

1955
Completion of the South Tyrolean Wine Road and creation of the Bolzano-Kaltern local train

1971
Kaltern - Heppenheim sponsorship on the Hesse mountain road