Derrière les feuilles, derrière les branches, derrière les arbres / Behind the leaves, behind the branches, behind the trees
The fortifications of Ehrenberg stand at a strategically important point known as the Ehrenberger Klause ("gorge" or "narrows"). This narrow pass down to the plain around Reutte separates the Lech valley area from the region known as Zwischentoren and the Fernpass.The first castle of Ehrenberg was built in the 13th century, before being expanded and become the legal centre of the area before the court was moved to Reutte in the 16th century and before being largely destroyed in the French invasion of Tyrol in the early 19th century.
Le Tyrol, qui compte 700 sommets à plus de 3.000 mètres, est composé à moitié de montagnes, glaciers et alpages. Un tiers de sa surface est couvert de forêts et seulement un dixième est cultivé.