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Franzensfeste Fortress

Franzensfeste Fortress Foto Renè Riller

Brennerstraße, Franzensfeste
Tel.: +39 0472 057218
info@franzensfeste.info
www.franzensfeste.info

May–Oct
Tue–Sun 10–6 pm
Nov-Apr
Tue–Sun 10–4 pm
Jan, Feb
closed

Admission price

  • €7,00 per person
  • €5,00 reduced (children 7-16 years, students, 65+, groups from 15 up)
  • €14,00 family (parents with children up to 16 years)
  • € 1,00 classes (each child)

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With its gigantic appearance and labyrinth of rooms, corridors and stairways, the fortress of Franzensfeste/Fortezza belongs to the most interesting fortresses in the Alpine region. This masterpiece of Austrian fortress architecture was built  from 1833 to 1838 and has a varied history. 2008 it was opened to the public and since than it hosts international and local exhibitions of art, architecture and other events. The permanent exhibition “Kathedrale in der Wüste/Cattedrale nel deserto” (englisch: Cathedral in the desert) shows the history of the fortress and its secrets.
The areal includes also the bunker no. 3: It is located in the wood, east of the fortress, hidden under a thick vegetation and can be visited on request.

Photogallery

  • Franzensfeste Fortress Foto Leonhard Angerer
  • Franzensfeste Fortress