Site Nenzing

Basic Information
Identifier OE_06006
Site Name Nenzing
Description Nenzing is located in the westernmost province of Austria, Vorarlberg, in the district Bludenz at 533 meters altitude and is bordered to the south by Switzerland, and in the southwest by the Principality of Liechtenstein. The oldest known settlement area of Nenzing "Scheibenstuhl" lies in the west - south of Beschling - and dates back into the Bronze and Iron Age. Later on the Romans built a fortification and defensive system against the Alemanni. Through excavations traces of burning activity as well as a deposit were found. The history of this area continued after the Roman period, along came the Middle Ages. In the 13th century the medieval castle Welsch-Ramschwag war built by the Knight of Ramschwag. The castle as well as the ruin of the late Roman hillfort Stellfeder are further historic sights in this region.
Public Yes
Literature
  • Nenzing - Montfort p. 22
  • Nenzing - FÖ Fundberichte aus Österreich - 1952 p. 48
  • Nenzing - FÖ Fundberichte aus Österreich - 2009 p. 559
  • Nenzing - FÖ Fundberichte aus Österreich - 2006 p. 518-519
  • Nenzing - FÖ Fundberichte aus Österreich - 2008 p. 673
  • Municipality
  • Nenzing, Bludenz-Bregenzer Wald
  • Smallest Administrative Unit Nenzing
    Ownership 4 – information not available
    Other Present Periods
  • Middle Bronze Age
  • Late Bronze Age
  • Late Iron Age
  • Roman Empire
  • Tourism
    Accessibility 2 – accessible for individual tourist groups
    Visibility 4 – information not available
    Infrastructure 4 – information not available
    Long-Term Management 4 – information not available
    Potential of the Surroundings 1 – touristic region with excellent infrastructure
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