Events of the European Fortress Summer 2022
Licht'en Briques - a 100% Lego® brick exhibition
For the season 2022, the famous Lego® bricks are taking over the Lichtenberg castle! This is an original exhibition for each generation which is bound to be a hit with the whole family. Young and old will be able to discover the original creations made by the Fanabriques association based in Rosheim on the theme of architecture, knights and fortified castles.
The exciting children's tour of the fortress is available every Saturday at 1 pm.
From 23 April to 9 October 2022, a festival of garden art, design and culture can be experienced in Torgau. At the heart of the grounds are the two sections of the glacis dating back to the fortress era, with an ice rink meadow and the newly built OrnisSteg for nature and bird watching.
Paths to Cranach 2022 - A voyage of discovery
As the "cradle" of Lucas Cranach, the town of Kronach represents the starting point of the art-historical voyage of discovery in the Cranach Jubilee Year 2022.
Kronach will present visitors with a varied programme of events: Kronach Jubilee Programme
Anniversary exhibition "Renaissance in Franconia. Hans von Kulmbach and the Art around Dürer" in the Franconian Gallery at Rosenberg Fortress in Kronach.
500 years ago, the painter Hans von Kulmbach (ca. 1480-1522) died in Nuremberg. He was a pupil of the Venetian Jacopo de' Barbari and had worked in Albrecht Dürer's circle.
Since 2017, guests are welcome on the first weekend in October to the festival days "Torgau leuchtet" on the occasion of the inauguration of the Torgau Castle Chapel as the first Protestant church building by Martin Luther on October 5, 1544.
Fortress Day Ulm
For the 12th time, the "Day of the Fortress" will take place in Ulm and Neu-Ulm on Sunday, 11 June 2023. This day is organised by the Förderkreis Bundesfestung Ulm e.V. (Ulm Federal Fortress Association).
Büdingen Medieval Festival - We bring history to life!
Embark on an exciting journey back in time to the Middle Ages. A medieval encampment welcomes visitors in the moats in front of the town wall.
People, houses and alleys are transformed into a breathtaking backdrop for three days. There, merchants offer their wares for sale, craftsmen demonstrate their
and there will be plenty of food and drink.