Our tours will take you into the heart of the mountain and show you the work being done on the tunnels from up close.

The following rules and prescriptions must be observed:

  • We offer guided tours on Friday at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
  • A single group will include no less than 8 and no more than 28 visitors.
  • Costs: € 8,- per person (€ 5.- for students/seniors)
  • Minimum Age: 18 years (14 years for students)
  • Maximum Age: 75 yeras (in good health condition)
  • Pregnant women and persons with pacemakers may not take part in the guided tours into the tunnel

Tour activities and equipment

The tour starts at the Infopoint at the Fortress of Fortezza. One of our colleagues will present the Brenner Base Tunnel Project. Then you will be taken in our vehicles to the construction site and into the tunnel.

The visit to the construction site lasts about two hours. We will provide you with safety boots, hard hats, high-visibility vests and an electronical tracking device.

How to get there

By car
Take the highway exit "Bressanone/ Brixen" to Pustertal, then turn left in towards "Fortezza/Franzensfeste" - GPS-coordinates: 46°46'36.6"N 11°37'40.4"E

By train
Fortezza/Franzensfeste train station: from there it is a 20 minute walk south Time table trains: BENNERO/BRENNER - BOLZANO/BOZEN - VERONA and SAN CANDIDO/INNICHEN - FORTEZZA/FRANZENSFESTE

By bus
The bus stop is located directly next to the main entrance of the fortress. Time table busses: BUS BRESSANONE/BRIXEN - VIPITENO/STERZING
Please note that the bus will only stop at the bus stop "Fortress Fortezza" between Aica and Fortezza on request!

By bike
The bike route of about 100 km from Brennero to Bolzano runs along the Fortress of Fortezza. The distance between Fortezza and Brennero is approx. 49,35 km, the distance between Fortezza and Bolzano 52,35 km.

On foot
Coming from the train station "Fortezza/Franzensfeste" follow the bicycle route toward "Bressanone/Brixen". After approx. 20 minutes you will reach the Fortress of Fortezza.

Contact details

For further details and guided school tours please contact:

Konsortium Beobachtungsstelle
Phone: +39 0472 057200
E-Mail: info[at]bbtinfo.eu