Petersberg Citadel in Erfurt

The Petersberg Citadel is a well-preserved city-fortress in the centre of Erfurt. It was hardly destroyed in wars and escaped the demolition in the 19th century. A tour along the old guard’s path provides insights into the fortress architecture and panoramic views of the city’s sights.

Fort Franzensfeste in Fortezza

On a local train to Bolzano I passed the former Austrian fort Franzensfeste which is still dominating the rail hub in Fortezza.