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The lake is 1.8 km long, 0.9 km wide and 5.6 m deep at its lowest point. The area is 1.47 km2. It lies at an altitude of 215 m above sea level. NN in a depression formed by an old riverbed of the Adige, about 14 km south of the city of Bolzano, 4 km south of the municipality of Kaltern and 4 km north of the market town of Tramin. It is dominated by the Mitterberg to the east, and the slopes to the Mendelkamm rise to the west.
The Kalterer See is one of the largest lakes in South Tyrol (which, however, is rather poor on lakes) and, with Lake Klopein, is considered the warmest bathing lake in the Alps. The water temperature in the summer is up to 28 ° C, the bathing season is from May to September.
September 14, 2017
This is the Leuchtenburg on Lake Caldaro.
The exact dating of the edification is uncertain, often called the period between 1200 and 1250; The South Tyrolean Castle Institute even assumes that it was created before 1200. Recent dating attempts suggest the first half of the 14th century.
Since 1610, the Leuchtenburg is uninhabited and decayed gradually. In the 20th century, the masonry was preserved.
June 4, 2017
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