Franzensfeste Fortress

Local nameFestung Franzensfeste - Forte di Fortezza
LocationFranzensfeste - Fortezza, Italy

Franzensfeste Fortress is a fortress situated in a village Franzensfeste, in South Tyrol, Italy.

Emperor Francis I began constructing the fortress in 1833. In 1838 the project had been abandoned, because the area was not considered to be functional to place a fortress.In the summer of 2008 the fortress was opened to the public for the first time as one of the locations of Manifesta 7, the European Biennial of Contemporary art.

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More information and contact


Official Website


Phone +39 0472 057218

Address 39045, Italy

Coordinates 46°46'37.763" N 11°37'45.253" E

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