Franzensfeste FortressFranzensfeste / Fortezza •
About Franzensfeste Fortress
The fortress in Fortezza in Eisacktal is used now as a museum and sometimes venue for major cultural events.
The fortress of Franzensfeste was built according to the latest designs of military architecture in 1833–1838 and ranked among the strongest fortresses in the Alpine region. The structure is a
gigantic labyrinth of rooms, corridors and stairways that covers an area of over 20 ha.