European Culture Route and World of Experience Fortified Monuments
The Culture Route FORTE CULTURA takes you into the fascinating world of historic fortified monuments. Witness mighty structures and hidden pearls of architecture. Experience a multitude of events and travel offers.
Get ready to be astonished by:
- culture and arts in casemates,
- exciting events and festivals in extraordinary scenery,
- excursions into secret worlds of bygone empires.
Europe is rich in monumental fortifications, built to protect bygone dynasties and empires. Famous monuments like Hohensalzburg and the Fortified Ideal City of Palmanova, Gellért Hill in Budapest, Vysehrad in Prague or the Citadel in Berlin are merely the beginning.
Journey through appealing landscapes and experience monumental sceneries
For the first time, the Culture Route FORTE CULTURA presents the rich touristical offerings of Fortified Monuments throughout Europe, setting a focus on cultural and activity-based tourism.
That includes festivals, concerts, theatre stages, museums and exhibitions outdoor activities like hiking and biking, as well as participation in regional customs and traditions, reenactments of historic battles and events and festivals for kids and the whole family in rich natural surroundings.
Discover mysterious structures and experience the adventures of the Culture Route FORTE CULTURA.
Conquer fortifications with the help of our information materials, travel guides and event recommendations.
Fortress experience in Corona times
Fortresses are often large-scale and extensive monuments, outside of cities with lots of natural space,
with attractive cultural and leisure facilities for young and old.
Many places offer online booking and contactless payment options.
Fortresses therefore always offer ideal conditions for curious visitors:
- ✓ individual arrival and departure,
- ✓ generous distances and low risk of encounter,
- ✓ space for children,
- ✓ spacious exhibitions, museums and outdoor facilities.
Fortress monuments in your region = cultural sites, even in times of crisis
Find out about the respective measures on the websites of our partner fortresses.
FORTE CULTURA Imagefilm to the Contact Tour 2014
The FORTE CULTURA project was implemented by the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the ERDF 2012-2014.