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Top Choice Fortress in Kufstein

Festung Kufstein

Lifted high on a rocky crag like an offering to the Alpine peaks that surround it, Kufstein's turreted castle provides a fascinating insight into the town’s turbulent past. The fortress dates from 1205 (when Kufstei…
Austrian in Kufstein

Egger Bräustüberl

As traditionally Austrian as they come, this brewpub-restaurant dishes up satisfying Tyrolean and Bavarian grub, from schnitzel as big as a boot to goulash and bratwurst with lashings of sauerkraut – all of which go…
Wine Bar in Kufstein

Fritz Wein Cafe

Adding a dash of urban slickness to Kufstein's after-dark scene, this wood-floored wine bar, lit by globe lights, has a terrific assortment of Austrian wines, which pair nicely with the day specials, tapas and chees…
Historic Site in Kufstein

Römerhofgasse

A classic saunter leads along gingerbready Römerhofgasse, a reconstructed medieval lane that looks fresh-minted for a Disney film set with its overhanging arches, lanterns and frescoed facades. Even the crowds and s…
Fusion in Kufstein

Purlepaus

This is a perennially popular choice with a stylish vaulted interior and a big chestnut tree–shaded terrace. The wordly menu skips from pasta and tarte flambée to Thai curries and Tyrolean grub. Vegetarian picks are…
Cafe in Kufstein

Inn-Café Hell

Sit on the riverside terrace for a good-value, two-course lunch or a scrummy homemade strudel with ice cream.