What you ought to know about Kufstein Fortress
A round-up of frequently asked questions can be found here. However, should you still require additional information, you can call us during the day during fortress opening hours.
Where is the main entrance to the fortress?
The main entrance to Kufstein Fortress is located directly in the town centre, behind the town’s parish church. The entrance proceeds to the visitors’ centre, which is where the ticket office is also located.
Is the fortress open every day?
Yes, the fortress is open every day, even on public holidays.
Is the journey on the Panorama cable car included in the ticket?
Yes, the return journey on the Panorama cable car is included in the ticket price.
Do I have to register a group visit in advance?
Essentially no, unless you are planning a guided tour with our partner, GUIDES. In which case reservation is required. All the details about group reservation can be found on our website.
Should you be planning a visit to our Festungswirtschaft (Fortress Inn), advance reservation would be expedient, to ensure that enough space is available.
Can I access the fortress without an entry ticket?
No, access to Kufstein Fortress is only possible with a valid entry ticket.
Is there a restaurant at the fortress?
Yes, Festungswirtschaft (Fortress Inn) look forward to welcoming you. The Festungswirtschaft Kufstein is open during the valid fortress opening hours. Please note the opening hours during the winter season (Monday-Tuesday closing day).
Can I go to the restaurant without visiting the fortress?
No, during fortress opening hours access to the Festungswirtschaft is only possible when you have a valid entry ticket. No entry ticket is required for celebrations which are being held outside fortress opening hours.
How long should I factor in for a visit to the fortress?
For a visit to the fortress you should allow at least one hour.
Are dogs permitted in the fortress?
Yes, dogs are permitted in the fortress area when they are kept on a lead. The only place dogs are not permitted is the museum of local history. .
Is taking photographs permitted?
Essentially yes, although no camera flashes etc. or commercial photography can be taken. Without exception, larger scale productions are to be cleared with the fortress administration and are only possible with specific approval.
Where is the best place to park?
The best place to park is in one of the many car parking areas in the town centre, where it is just a short walk to the entrance of the fortress.
Is there a bus parking area?
No, please use the public bus parking areas available in the town centre. There is also the option of letting visitors out at Oberer Stadtplatz outside the town hall. From there it is just a short walk to the main entrance of the fortress.