the lock Staufeneck in the municipality Piding in the district Berchtesgadener country is a weir structure been because of the foot high baptism. The fortress was built in 12. Century by the castle counts von Staufeneck. Into the year 1307 she changed ore pin Salzburg, which she served from 1365 to 1805 as one of the care courts in the Rupertiwinkel into the property . 1503 were converted the castle under archbishop Leonhard of Keutschach fundamentally and received its current appearance. In the course of the Napoleoni wars the area fell 1816 at Bavaria. The lock is since 1894 in private property. In 20. Century accommodated it some years long a museum. After a fundamental reorganization it is today again inhabited.
Approximately around lock Staufeneck took place in August 2005 a Middle Ages market . Due to the large resonance this is to be repeated also in August 2006.
- max of Wieser: Lock Staufeneck : Contributions for the history of the former salzburgischen hochfürstlichen maintaining and regional court. - Piding: Verl. Staufeneck, 1978