Forte Cultura

European Culture Route and World of Experience Fortified Monuments

The Culture Route FORTE CULTURA takes you into the fascinating world of historic fortified monuments. Witness mighty structures and hidden pearls of architecture. Experience a multitude of events and travel offers.


Get ready to be astonished by:

  • culture and arts in casemates,
  • exciting events and festivals in extraordinary scenery,
  • excursions into secret worlds of bygone empires.



Fortified Cultural Heritage


Europe is rich in monumental fortifications, built to protect bygone dynasties and empires. Famous monuments like Hohensalzburg and the Fortified Ideal City of Palmanova, Gellért Hill in Budapest, Vysehrad in Prague or the Citadel in Berlin are merely the beginning.

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Experience Fortified Monuments


Today, the impressive architecture offers a stunning backdrop for culture and arts, for festivals and events, for museums and exhibitions and for parks and gardens. Experience these monuments, full of life.

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Journey to Fortified Monuments


Discover mysterious structures and experience the adventures of the Culture Route Forte Cultura. Conquer fortifications with the help of our information materials, travel guides and event recommendations.

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The FORTE CULTURA project was implemented by the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the ERDF 2012-2014.