The walls of all historic buildings carry the legacy of centuries of stories and the Schloss Kogl castle is no exception. Located in Austria’s bucolic Salzkammergut lake district, northeast of Salzburg, the beautiful Baroque castle is deeply rooted in the heritage of the Mayr von Melnhof family. Monika Mayr von Melnhof shares the intriguing story of the castle and its owners, a journey spanning almost 300 years which could be said to have been sparked thanks to lightning striking. Read this fascinating tale below.