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Kufstein Fortress

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Fabulous Fortress

We visited Kufstein as a day trip from Innsbruck. So easy with the great train system. Some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rickstone2015
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Highlight of my trip

While traveling from Munich to Salzburg, my family and I stopped here because we wanted to see a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mgwalker8
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All reviews at noon pipe organ surrounding area is interesting displays cable car really enjoyed our visit christmas day winter sports funicular railway torture chamber outdoor organ walk up audio tour great view of the city largest organ take your time few hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kufstein as a day trip from Innsbruck. So easy with the great train system. Some of the fortress was closed being winter and a bit snowbound but it was an enjoyable stroll. The cable car gave a good view. The staff were helpful....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While traveling from Munich to Salzburg, my family and I stopped here because we wanted to see a castle. From the beginning, all the staff were extremely nice. They told us about the app they had that had an audio tour explaining the different things...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Kufstein on a whim and so happy we did. Stunning scenery, wonderful people, perfect. The Fortress gives a history insight along with unsurpassed views. All our friends think we built a massive snowman in the alps - this was a 15cm version on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a full week of skiing in the Alps, we were eager for a day on our feet and a little Austrian history. The Kufstein Fortress delivers! It is a HUGE expansive fortress with multiple mini museums inside from the history of skiing in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

We visited Kufstein during a short travel through Germany, Austria and Italy to see a few towns and their Christmas Markets. Kufstein was a pleasant surprise, both for its castle and its Christmas markets (especially the one inside the castle). We appreciated very much our...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katemed
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The Fort you can access via a elevator. The fort has some exhibitions which are not suitable for children mainly (torture techniques). Views from the Fort a however very nice. What we really liked was the organ-play at noon (everyday). Great!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cyril-Danielle
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The fortress is extensive, beautifully restored with lots of stairs, small rooms and even underground tunnels. The tour is interesting, well-marked and informative. The view is superb. You access it by funicular (included in ticket price) or long, steep climb. The fortress was started around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank damascus2016
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Kufstein is a small town and its large castle overlooks it and the inn valley / river . It also has concerts and has the usual historic part to visit . Its a bit touristy but if Kufstein defo worth a visit .

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ptrabant
Reviewed September 13, 2018

We visited here as it's the first thing you see when you get off the train. You can use the funicular or dare to try the steps if you need a holiday workout! Once inside you can download the fortresses app which turns into your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank pildyboys
Reviewed September 7, 2018

This fortress is the main landmark in Kufstein. It’s on a hill so dominates the landscape. It was 12 euros each to go up to see it. There is the Kaiser Maximilian funicular railway that can take you up to it or the stairs. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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M_J_Iverson
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There is an audio tour that you can download and do your own guided tour. It was a bit long in places for me, but then you can just skip to the next bit. I can't remember if they did tours led by a human guide or not. Sorry.
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