Explore the underground tunnels and museum exhibits at Kufstein Fortress, which served as a prison for political dissidents during Austro-Hungarian rule. Nowadays the fortress houses the city museum and hosts concerts and other events year-round. Ride the glass elevator to the top of the fortress to access the museum exhibits, labeled with both German and English explanations, and enjoy views of the city. Listen to a concert on the massive Heroes Organ in the entrance courtyard at scheduled times throughout the day while enjoying a meal at one of the picnic benches or the on-site cafe. Be sure to check the website for concert times and opening hours. Take a look at our Kufstein holiday planner to schedule your visit to Kufstein Fortress and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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Kufstein Fortress Reviews
Carmelo FAugust 15, 2017
Bellissimo castello o meglio fortezza, agevole anche per i disabili, raggiungibile con ascenore panoramico, la visita molto inetressante, con qualche descrizione anche in italiano. Fortezza ben conser... more »Beautiful castle or rather Fortress, easy even for people with disabilities, accessible by a panoramic ascenore the visit very interesting, with some description in Italian. Well preserved fortress is an exceptional panorama from the top. To visit.
Meikel SAugust 14, 2017
Die Festung Kufstein ist ein toll erhaltene und gepflegte Anlage mit vielen interessanten und sehenswerten Ausstellungen.Ein lift faehrt Sie nach oben wenn Sie nicht laufen moechten oder koennen.Man k... more »The fortress of Kufstein is a great preserved and well-kept facility with many interesting and beautiful Ausstellungen.Ein lift you moves up if you do not want to run or you can. You can learn much about the history. (Torture chamber, Cannon square, herb garden, etc.) Restaurant is also available inside the fortress. A visiting the fortress is highly recommended because it occurs almost everywhere to have. The views from the facility on the mountains and the Inn is super.
R0k78August 13, 2017
Non conoscevamo questo posto... la fortezza è tenuta benissimo e il museo molto interessante... dalla funicolare foto bellissime more »We did not know about this place ... the fortress is well kept and the Museum very interesting ... from the funicular photos
Alan WrightJune 9, 2017
Very well kept fortress in beautiful landscape. Try to visit during medieval festival weekend :)
Iris MueckJune 23, 2017
We hit this place upon a mountain bike tour June 2004. Nice historical fort.
Peter BoFebruary 24, 2017
Kufstein is easily reached by train from Munich or Salzburg and is an ideal day trip. There are a number of pleasant restaurants in the Altstadt beside the river.
Shawn LFebruary 25, 2017
Almost the whole fortress is open to explore and there are several different museums on the grounds for one entry price. The views over Kuffstein are amazing!
Oleksandra BorovykJune 19, 2017
Not much to see in the Fortress, but the view on Kufstein city and rocky valley is stunning!
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