FORTE CULTURA® guided tours offer very special insights into the fascinating fortress worlds of the stations of our cultural route. Whether historically costumed, on underground paths or with exclusive contents, the guided tours with the FORTE CULTURA® tour guides are always an experience.
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DE: Hornisgrinde – Defence history of a Black Forest mountain
The Hornisgrinde is the highest mountain in the northern Black Forest. When there is good weather it offers amazing views over the Rhine valley to the far away Vosges.
What today’s visitors mostly do not suspect is that Hornisgrinde was a military restricted area until 1999 and the striking view point was not open for public until 2005. The traces of this military history can be found everywhere on the whole mountain plateau and they keep some surprises. ...more
DE: Citadel Mainz - romans, robbers, revolutionaries
2000 years of city and fortress history of Mainz with Julchen
The fortress city Mainz hat more than 2.000 years of fortress history. Founded by the Romans and built at the strategically important location, the junction of Main and Rhine, its history is shaped by changing situations of power, government and society.
Julchen, the lover of Schinderhannes, guides you with a typical rhinehessian dialect through 2000 years of Mainz city and fortress history. During the costume tours she likes to chitchat about her lover. This way you can learn interesting details about the life of the legendary robber from the Hunsrueck, first-hand information. ...more
DE: Citadel Mainz - Wine, women and (hi)stories
Have a glass with Julchen at the citadel Mainz
Let you guide from Julchen with "rhine-hessian dialect" through the citadel Mainz. Between Drusus stone, Jakob monastery and Schweickhards castle and the underground walks and civil air defence facilities of the citadel, there are interesting details about history but also numerous anecdotes and facts about wine and viticulture in Rhine Hessen, including some chosen samples. ...more