Schloss Tratzberg Castle, © Tirol Werbung
Schloss Tratzberg Castle, © Tirol Werbung

Castles & Fortresses

Tirol is home to many castles and fortresses – architectural delights that bear witness to the region's turbulent history.

The beauty of Tirol is wonderfully represented in the superb architectural delights that still stand as monuments from times long past – namely the splendid and majestic castles, palaces and ruins which are dotted all over the country. They all bear witness to the turbulence of centuries of wars and strife focusing attention on a tapestry of history, heritage and culture. There are many superb sites to visit when taking time out in Heart of the Alps: Have fun where history happened.

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