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Historic walk Kufstein


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1:00 h

526 m

15 m

1.7 km






Unterer Stadtplatz

Tour description

Interested in the history of Kufstein, the goings-on in and around the small Tirolean town? Then you can take part in one of the guided tours of the town offered by the tourism association or set out to explore the town by yourself.

The historic circular walk will take you past the most beautiful and historically relevant spots.Start at the lower town square by the Marienbrunnen fountain / info office Holiday Region Kufstein, walk along the old town wall, through the Römerhofgasse lane, around the fortress hill... and then end up at the town square again.Along the way, you'll find boards with comments, stories about the history, origins of the town. Information about the circular walk is available at all info offices of Holiday Region Kufstein.

The circular walk comprises 23 stations, walking time is about 1 hour.

Addresses topics such as...

Settlement of the fortress hill (Bronze and Iron Age)
the medieval town fortification
the siege of the town and fortress (in 1504)
the medieval pillory technique
the history of Kufstein Fortress, shipping on the Inn River and the railway in Kufstein
Josef Madersperger, the inventor of the sewing machine
the beautiful art nouveau buildings in Kufstein...etc.

The stations:

1.) The Marienbrunnen Fountain and the town's water supply
2.) The water bastion and the rest of the town wall
3.) The so-called Hell-Haus/former tower of the town wall
4.) Kufstein railway
5.) Inn bridge and Inn gate
6.) The Römerhofgasse lane
7.) The siege of Kufstein 1504
8.) Remnants of the town walls and Auracher garden
9. - 11.) History of Kufstein, part I - III
12.) Shipping on the Inn River
13.) The end of World War II
14.) Original entrance path to the fortress
15.) Josef Madersperger`s birthplace
16.) Art Nouveau buildings
17.) The Kufstein cement industry
18.) The upper town gate
19.) The old town cemetery and Pfarrplatz square
20.) Fortress Kufstein
21.) Hörfarter memorial
22.) The town hall and sentence execution
23.) the market square (now lower town square)


  • Asphalt
  • From the Inntal motorway A12, take the Kufstein Nord exit. 
  • Kufstein centre, subject to a charge.

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