There are tonnes of castles and fortifications to discover across the TUI Lakes & Mountains destinations. From isolated lookouts to fairy-tale fancies, here are some favourites that are ready and waiting for you to explore.
Scaliger Castle, Sirmione, Lake Garda
Take a stroll around the 12th-century fortification walls of the Scaliger Castle in Sirmione. It’s right on the waterfront and affords fabulous views across Lake Garda.
Bled Castle, Bled, Slovenia
Thought to be the oldest château in Slovenia, Bled Castle sits high above the lake with panoramic views across the water and surrounding hills. Visit the museum to see demonstrations of traditional crafts including the blacksmiths and printmaking.
Kufstein Fortress, Kufstein, Austria
Take a ride on the Festungsbahn, the funicular railway which links the Kufstein Fortress with the town below. The Fortress is home to the world’s largest open-air organ, the ‘Heroes Organ’, which can be heard throughout the city.
Chillon Castle, Montreux, Switzerland
This rugged castle is situated on its own island overlooking Lake Geneva. There are plenty of events and activities happening here throughout the summer, including a free guided tour that gives you a sneak peek into its interesting history.
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