Hohenwerfen Fortress

Local nameFestung Hohenwerfen
LocationSankt Johann im Pongau, Austria

Hohenwerfen Castle is a medieval rock castle, situated on a 623 metres precipice overlooking the Austrian market town of Werfen in the Salzach valley, approximately 40 kilometres south of Salzburg. The fortress is surrounded by the Berchtesgaden Alps and the adjacent Tennen Mountains. Hohenwerfen is a "sister" of Hohensalzburg Fortress, both built by the Archbishops of Salzburg in the 11th century.

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Opening hours

The season runs from Apr 1 to Oct 31.

Apr - Oct: Tue - Sun: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
May - Sep: daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jul 20 - Aug 14: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(15.09.2015 & 19.10.2015 closed )
Tour schedule (extra dates can be arranged on request):
Apr, Oc: 10 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m.
May - Sep: 10 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m.
Jul 20 - Aug 14: 10 a.m., noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m.

Admission

Ticket + cable car / ticket only:
Adults: €14.50 / €11
Students: €12.50 / €9.50
Children (6–15): €8 / €6

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hohenwerfen_Castle

Official Website http://www.salzburg-burgen.at/en/werfen/erlebnisburg-hohenwerfen/index.htm

Email office@burg-hohenwerfen.at

Phone +43 6468 7603

Address Burgstraße 2 5450 Werfen, Austria

Coordinates 47°28'58.729" N 13°11'20.282" E

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