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A knights’ castle with museum and a cozy castle inn ‒ at Kriebstein Castle, you can immerse deeply into the Middle Ages. Hoping that you would love to come back again, we are trying to make your visit as pleasant as possible. All important information for your visit can be found here.

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 6,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 5,00 EUR
  • Full rate: EUR 6.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 5.00
  • Children aged between 6 and 16: EUR 1.00
  • Group rate for school students (15 people and more): EUR 1.00 per person
  • Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 5.00 per person

Other concessions

  • Discount Pass “Sieben auf einen Streich” (“Seven at One Blow”) *
  • Seniors’ Day on every Friday, except on public holidays: reduced rate (from age 65, promotional period February – October)

Free admission

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severely disabled people (entry »B« in the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • One accompanying adult per 10 school students
  • Media workers (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

* Discount Pass “Sieben auf einen Streich” (“Seven at One Blow”): valid for Altzella, Gnandstein, Kriebstein, Mildenstein, Nossen, Rochlitz and Colditz. When submitting a full-rate ticket from one of the above properties, visitors are granted the reduced rate at the 2nd property. Those who visit all 7 properties with their “Discoverer’s Pass” will be admitted to the last property for free.

Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

Free admission to the permanent exhibition
Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition

Arrival & map

Next City:  Waldheim  (4 km)

Arrival information:

Nearest town: Waldheim (4 km)

How to get there:

By public transport

  • by bus: Dresden - Waldheim (Sa) (about 60 km/37.5 mi)
  • by rail: Waldheim (Sa) station -Kriebstein ( about 4 km/2.5 mi)

Come here by bus or rail 

By car

  • from the south via A4 (Chemnitz - Dresden),
    exit Hainichen (10 km/6.5 mi),
    follow the touristic signposts (brown/white) to the castle. (Burg Kriebstein/Talsperre Kriebstein)
  • from the north via A14 (Leipzig - Dresden),
    exit Döbeln/Nord, take the road via Döbeln towards Waldheim to Kriebstein Castle (15 km/9.5 mi),
    follow the touristic signposts to the castle. (Burg Kriebstein/Talsperre Kriebstein)

Contact

Kriebstein Castle

Susanne Tiesler

Kriebsteiner Straße 7 | 09648 Kriebstein

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0) 34327 952-0
kriebstein@schloesserland-sachsen.de

February to March

  • Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

April to October

  • Tue - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

November

·         Sat/Sun/public holidays 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

December to January

  • closed, except for special events

Mon: closed (except on public holidays)

Last admission half an hour before closing.

Outside opening hours, visits are possible on request. 

 

 

Subject to modifications.

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On this route, you will encounter the long-ago world of knights and monks. 
Discover how to write like medieval monks, feast in the jovial company of knights or be enchanted by castles steeped in history. 

All of this is possible in Schloesserland.

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