Veste Fortress aka Coburg Fortress in Coburg, Germany

Veste Fortress aka Coburg Fortress in Coburg, Germany

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Coburg Fortress is one of Germany’s largest and best-kept castles. It is situated on a hill above the town of Coburg, in the Upper Franconia region of Bavaria. With panoramic views of the surrounding countryside, the castle is a tank of a building. Besides its hilltop location, there are an impressive three layers of defensive walls and numerous watchtowers. It is both a military masterpiece, art gallery and historical attraction as the one-time refuge of the German icon, Martin Luther. Visitors can wander the grounds and admire the spectacular views. Inside, visitors can pay entrance to the three museums of armories, art, and exhibitions.

Hours of operation:
April – October, daily from 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
November – March, Tue – Sun 1.00 pm – 4.00 pm

Closed:
Shrove Tuesday, December 24th, 25th, and 31st

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