European Fortress Summer 2018

Living Fortresses - enjoy the cultural heritage of Fortified Monuments

Historic fortresses are an unique architectural scenery for an impressive world of experience: festivals, culture, art, sports, leisure, relaxation, education, games and fun.

 

In celebration of the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018 selected fortified monuments present, for the first time, their experience offers in an international joint action – “European Fortress Summer 2018”.

 

European history comes alive when the Swedish conquer the famous mountain fortification Königstein (DE) high above the Elbe, when the fortified ideal city Karlovac (HR) celebrates its founding in 1579, when the ruins of the once splendid fortified city Küstrin /Kostryn (PL) revives on the Kostrzyn fortification days or when the defiant fortress Rosenberg (DE) attracts with interesting exhibition.

 

Discover and enjoy the livley cultural live, attractive events and permanent impressions in an interesting scenery at many locations in Europe. The event calendar of the European Fortress Summer is well-filled and provides offers for the most divers groups of interest.

 

Let yourself be enchanted and visit the events of the European Fortress Summer.

 

„LIVING FORTRESSES – LOOK IN“

The joint action European Fortress Summer 2018 is an initiative by the European Fortress Tourism and Fortress Marketing Network e.V.

 

It connects the participating fortified monuments for an European cooperation to preserve and use the common cultural heritage.

 

 

Impressions to the European Fortress Summer 2018

online brochure
to the European Fortress Summer

 

The European Fortress Summer 2018 on Instagram

 

 

Overview to the locations and events

 

 

Country

Location / Event

Date

DE

Kronach - Fortress Rosenberg

Opening event to the European Fortress Summer 2018
24.04.2018

ES

Jaca - Citadel of Jaca

II. International Recreation of the Spanish Third
11.-13.05 2018

DE

Kronach - Fortress Rosenberg

Crana Historica 2018 - Festival of History - Kronach
19.-21.05.2018

CZ

Brno - Fortress Špilberk

Night of museum in the frortress Špilberk - Discover exciting exhibitions at night
19.05.2018

NO

Fredrikstad - Fortified Ideal City

„The King Arrives“ - Historical Family Festival
25.05.2018

FR

Besancon - City and Citadel

Network of VAUBAN‘s major sites - 10th aniversary UNESCO world heritage VAUBAN‘s major sites
30.05. - 01.06.2018

DE

Königstein - Fortress Königstein (Saxony)

The Swedish conquer Königstein - Historical spectacle
02.-03.06.2018

DE

Ulm - Federal Fortress Ulm

Day of the Federal Fortress Ulm - Spectacular special tours in the Federal Fortress Ulm
03.06.2018

DE

Kronach - Fortress Rosenberg

Rosenberg Theater Festival - Don Camillo, Figaro‘s wedding and The robber Hotzenplotz on the fortress Rosenberg
10.06.-29.07.2018

CZ

Brno - Fortress Špilberk

Ignis Brunensis - International Firework-Festival 2018 - Brno
16.-17.06.2018

DE

Germerheim - Fortified city

Germersheim signal to the European fortress summer - Symposium and supporting program
11.07.2018

HR

Karlovac - Fortified Ideal City

439 years Fortified Ideal City Karlovac - Birthday ball to the anniversary
13.07.2018

ES

Jaca - Citadel of Jaca

Show "Memory of the Stone"- Scenic Guided Tour into the 16th century
13.07-30.9.2018

DE

Coburg - Fortified Castle

With sharp sword and canon thunder - Time travel on the Veste Coburg
14.-15.07.2018

LV

Daugavpils - Fortified Ideal City

„Dinaburg 1812“ - 4th Reenactment Festival
14.-15.07.2018

NO

Fredrikstad - Fortified Ideal City

Månefestival 2018 - Fredrikstad Gamlebyen
27.-29.07.2018

ES

Jaca - Citadel of Jaca

"History of the Spanish Flag" - Temporary exhibition
01.-31.08.2018

PL

Gizycko - Fortress Boyen

„Operation Boyen“ 2018 - Historical spektacle and parade
09.-12.08.2018

HU

Eger - Fortified Castle Eger

Border Castle Eger Festivities - Historical Festival and Siege Reenactment
10.-12.08.2018

DE

Ziegenhain - Water Fortress

Signal of Ziegenhain to the European Fortress Summer
16.08.2018

PL

Kosztryn nad Odra - Major Fortress Kostrzyn

Kostrzyn Fortress Days 2018 - Festival of History - Kostrzyn nad Odra
01.-02.09.2018

DE

Torgau - Fortified city and fortified castle

Day of the Saxons Torgau ´18 - Torgau ‚strong as a bear‘
07.-09.09.2018

PL

Gizycko - Feste Boyen

Fantasy Fortress Festival - 35.000 square feet of fantasy
07.-09.09.2018

DE

Königstein – Fortress Königstein (Saxony)

Canon thunder above the Elbe valley - History at first hand
08.09.2018

CZ

Brno - Fortress Špilberk

Špilberk lives in the First Republic! - Historical festival celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Czechoslovakia
08.-09.09.2018

DE

Mainz - Major Fortress

Citadel Festival Mainz 2018 - Festival at the Citadel Mainz
09.09.2018

NO

Fredrikstad - Fortified Ideal City

Culture Night
14.09.2018

DE

Köln - Major fortress

Cologne Fortress Days 2018
29.-30.09.2018

 

To the events of the European Fortress Summer 2018.