Klobenstein (Renon)

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Italian name : Collalbo
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Klobenstein station (2005)
Country Italy
region Trentino-South Tyrol
province South Tyrol  (BZ)
local community Renon (municipality)
Coordinates 46 ° 33 '  N , 11 ° 27'  E Coordinates: 46 ° 32 '30 "  N , 11 ° 27' 30"  E
height 1150  m slm
Faction leader Manfred Spögler (SVP)
Telephone code 0471 CAP 39054

Klobenstein ( Italian Collalbo ) is the capital of the municipality of Ritten in South Tyrol ( Italy ). The village is about 1150  m above sea level on the Renon . The Klobenstein fraction also includes Lengmoos, which is directly to the east and in which the parish church Maria Himmelfahrt is located and in the adjacent Kommende Lengmoos the most famous cultural event location of the fraction (and community) is located.


The district of Lengmoos has been the seat of a Teutonic Order since the 13th century , which is part of the Ballei on the Etsch and originally performed important supply functions along the Brennerstraße that ran over the Renon . In 1308 the location of Lengmoos is referred to as "Lengemos" in a document from the Heiliggeistspital Bozen , which was wealthy here .


At the entrance to the village is the sports zone operated by Ritten Sport with the ice ring, the Ritten arena, the soccer field and several tennis courts. The municipality has leased the adjacent outdoor swimming pool to a private company. Recurring sporting events include various speed skating competitions on the ice ring and the games of the Ritten Sport club in the top ice hockey league.

Culture and sights

Renon earth pyramids
The Hamburg entrepreneur Henry B. Simms in the Klobensteiner Sommerfrische in 1910. Painting by Lovis Corinth

The Renon Summer Games take place every summer in the Kommende Lengmoos, with concerts in between.

In addition to the parish church in Lengmoos, there is also the St. Antonius church in Klobenstein. The Renon summer houses of the Bolzano patricians and aristocrats were built in Klobenstein, Oberbozen and Maria Himmelfahrt from the 17th century . So spent z. B. the family of the future prince-bishop of Trient, Johann Nepomuk von Tschiderer , the summers in Klobenstein, where he worked for three years after his ordination. Among the summer guests who came from Bozen via Oberbozen to Klobenstein after the construction of the rack railway at the beginning of the 20th century were Sigmund Freud , who stayed at the Hotel Post, and Franz Kafka , who came here from Merano via Bozen on June 22, 1920 Took an excursion to breathe “pure, almost cold air close to the first Dolomite chains .

The Renon earth pyramids near Lengmoos are a well-known natural monument.


Klobenstein can be reached from Bolzano via state road 73, which was first laid out in the 1960s. The Renon Railway ends in Klobenstein.


In Klobenstein there is a kindergarten, a primary school, a middle school and a music school. The schools in the community are combined to form a school district, which is based in the village. The kindergarten belongs to the Bolzano district and the music school belongs to the Ritten / Sarntal music school of the Institute for Music Education.

Web links

Commons : Klobenstein  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Udo Arnold : Lengmoos and the German Order. Lecture on the occasion of the 750th anniversary of the parish church in Lengmoos on the Renon on July 5, 1975, Bonn 1975.
  2. Marian Tumler : The Lengmoos Hospice. Völlan 1985.
  3. ^ Hannes Obermair : Bozen Süd - Bolzano Nord. Written form and documentary tradition of the city of Bozen up to 1500 . tape 1 . City of Bozen, Bozen 2005, ISBN 88-901870-0-X , p. 165-166, No. 221 .
  4. ^ Letter to Milena Pollak from June 23, in: Franz Kafka: Briefe 1918–1920 . Ed .: Hans-Gerd Koch. Frankfurt am Main: S. Fischer, 2013, p. 193; on the date see also: Apparat, pp. 951f.