FORTE CULTURA connects the most beautiful destinations in Europe with their historical fortress monuments.
Discover exciting European history with our cultural tours, active tours or educational trips.

FORTE CULTURA Fortress regions

Experience the history of entire fortress regions and learn how fortress construction developed under the influence of regional and supra-regional politics, traditions and cultures.

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Take advantage of the fortress travel offers from our cooperation partners or put together your own individual fortress tour from various travel modules.

Cultural ribbon
fortified monuments
on the Elbe river

From its source in the Czech Giant Mountains to its mouth in the North Sea near Cuxhaven, the Elbe river connects 1091 kilometres of magnificent cultural landscapes.

Conquer the FORTE CULTURA Elbe fortresses and discover the region from a new perspective.

Cultural heritage
fortified monuments
of the Upper Rhine region

The Upper Rhine region is one of the most fought-over regions in Europe. Fortified monuments from all eras bear witness to this exciting cultural history. Today they are monuments full of life and culture.

Discover the history of fortress construction over the last 350 years in the 30 FORTE CULTURA fortresses and museums on the Upper Rhine.

FORTE CULTURA Imagefilm zur Kontakttour 2014