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Sallegg was built in the 16th century for the Family von Sall. It changed hands over the years until 1600 when it became the property of the Family von Zill. It was then bought in 1622 by the Family Sepp (Sepp von Seppenburg after 1714) and in 1800 by the Family von Unterrichter. H.I.H. Archduke Rainer of Austria, Viceroy of Lombardo-Venetia purchased Sallegg in 1851. Between 1900 –1902 his granddaughter H.S.H. Maria Raineria Lucchesi Palli, Princess of Campofranco, altered the south wing based on plans made by the Viennese architect Anton Weber and extended Sallegg into a castle. Some decades later
the Counts von Kuenburg inherited the castle.