Your family outing back to the Middle Ages

The adventure for young and old at Hohenwerfen adventure castle

There are fantastic demonstrations with birds of prey, an exciting rally quiz for children, guided tours for adults and children, special exhibitions and lots of fun. The 900-year-old fortified castle in the Pongau region of Salzburg makes the Middle Ages come to life and is one of the area’s most popular destinations for families with children. The adventure castle is perfect for a day out in the Salzburg countryside. 

Please note: Access to the castle with a stroller is limited!

Children’s audio guide

Have fun and learn

Children have their own ways of learning and exploring, so at Hohenwerfen adventure castle we have developed special audio guides that are fully tailored to children’s needs. We currently have children’s audio guides in German, English, Italian, Dutch, Danish and Hebrew. The audio guides are distributed in the castle courtyard at the start of the tour.

Rally Quiz for children

Adventurous discoveries

With the help of the clever falcon Alonso, the kids go on a thrilling rally quiz, interactively solving the secrets in the shadows, and are rewarded with a small surprise. The young adventurers have to solve tricky tasks at various exciting stations. The hunters of the skies then show their unparalleled skills in a fantastic demonstration of birds of prey. The quiz book is available at the ticket window.

Games in the castle courtyard & children’s knight’s tournaments

Games from the Middle Ages

In the castle courtyard, younger visitors can enjoy themselves with many different games. Activities such as walking on stilts, throwing rings or bowling are available the whole day. Children can also build their own castle with wooden building blocks. Our tip: From May to September, the whole family can demonstrate their skills at the weekend in a small tournament made up of 4 stations under the motto “from squire to knight”. An awards ceremony then follows. Every child receives a surprise gift.

When: May - September
Duration: around 20 minutes
Price: € 3.00
Age: 1-99

Please note: Only in good weather

Exciting special programs

Fun for young and old

Exciting special events are held the whole summer at Hohenwerfen Castle with varied programs. These include medieval hustle and bustle with stunning fencing displays, fairy-tale walks around the castle or the big children’s festival.

All the details and dates are in our event calendar.

currently closed

Hohenwerfen fortress is currently closed!
We open again from April 1, 2022.

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