Schlosskopf Fortress

Reutte, Austria

Schlosskopf Fortress was built betweeen 1733-1741 according to the latest military knowledge. The mighty fortress lasted only 41 years - it had never gained any importance. In 1782, like all the other buildings, it was abandoned and slowly decayed. The imposing remains still leave the visitor with the feeling that it was impregnable.

As part of the Burgenwelt Ehrenberg, the 'Schaufestung Schlosskopf' with its guard oriel, Baroque impeller crane and observation tower has been staged since 2008, and offers another attractive insight into the architecture and defensive engineering of the time.You can reach the castle via a comfortable hiking trail, which leads families with children on the hunt for the legendary Schlosskopf treasure.

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Founded: 1733-1741
Category: Castles and fortifications in Austria

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