Family and Kids

Discover history playfully

Round towers with pointed roofs, red-white striped shutters, draw bridges and real canons – fortresses, fortified castles, water castles and palaces are like wonder worlds from a book of fairytales. Many of them staged lovingly and with special offers for youngest.


At the fortress Königstein (D), for instance, the grumpy fortress commander and a funny thief await little guests. “Who finds the key to the fortress?” is an adventure game and exciting tour through old ruins. In addition, a special audio guide for kids available.


Staying overnight and experiencing the historic life of a soldier, that's what children can do in the bridgehead of the fortress town of Torgau (DE), supervised by an active association.


In the Alp Museum at the fortress Bard (I), kids can learn how to climb on the top of the Mount-Blanc. In more than nine exhibition rooms, young and curious explorers will comprehend the idea of mountaineering up to an altitude of 4,800 meters.


However, the real highlight for little guests is often a happy children’s birthday party at a fortress, of course with a sweet honour salute right out of the candy canon!


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