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Königstein Fortress

The mountain fortress in Saxon Switzerland
Castles , Museums / Monuments , Mountains / Viewpoints , Tourist Attractions , Marriage , Palaces
Am Königstein 01824 Königstein/Sächs. Schw.
Contact person: Informationsbüro Festung Königstein
035021-64607 035021-64609 Festung Königstein Connections by bus and train

Details

View from west to Königstein Fortress - aerial photography © Procopter / Festung Königstein gGmbH
View from west to Königstein Fortress - aerial photography © Procopter / Festung Königstein gGmbH

     

  • more than 50 buildings and extensive green spaces
  • a tour of 1,7 km along the circular wall
  • exhibitions about the history of the fortress
  • an audio guide in nine languages (also specific for children)
  • guided tours (exclusive access to the underground casemates, to the rising table »Table-Be-Set« and the Giant Wine Cask installation)
  • an adventure app in three languages
  • bronze »touch model« of the mountain fortress
  • passenger lift (all year) and panorama lift (in summer)
  • holiday apartments (Brunnenhaus Well house)
  • bicycle stands and baggage lockers
  • dogs on a leash are allowed outside, not in exhibition areas (except assistance dogs)
  • catering: Offizierskasino Officer’s mess + »In den Kasematten«, Restaurant »In the Casemates« + »Zum Musketier« Historic bar »Ye Olde Musqueteer« + Festungsbäckerei Fortress bakery +beer gardens
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Category(s)

Castles

bus parking bus parking

with group tour with group tour

suitable for groups suitable for groups

at Painter's Way at Painter's Way

at Elbe Cycle Route at Elbe Cycle Route

also in winter also in winter

weather-independent weather-independent

barrier-free offers barrier-free offers

dogs allowed dogs allowed

family-friendly family-friendly

Museums / Monuments

bus parking bus parking

with group tour with group tour

suitable for groups suitable for groups

at Painter's Way at Painter's Way

at Elbe Cycle Route at Elbe Cycle Route

weather-independent weather-independent

family-friendly family-friendly

Mountains / Viewpoints

bus parking bus parking

with group tour with group tour

suitable for groups suitable for groups

at Painter's Way at Painter's Way

at Elbe Cycle Route at Elbe Cycle Route

also in winter also in winter

weather-independent weather-independent

barrier-free offers barrier-free offers

dogs allowed dogs allowed

family-friendly family-friendly


Tourist Attractions

bus parking bus parking

with group tour with group tour

suitable for groups suitable for groups

at Painter's Way at Painter's Way

at Elbe Cycle Route at Elbe Cycle Route

also in winter also in winter

weather-independent weather-independent

barrier-free offers barrier-free offers

dogs allowed dogs allowed

family-friendly family-friendly

Marriage
Palaces

bus parking bus parking

with group tour with group tour

suitable for groups suitable for groups

at Painter's Way at Painter's Way

at Elbe Cycle Route at Elbe Cycle Route

also in winter also in winter

weather-independent weather-independent

barrier-free offers barrier-free offers

dogs allowed dogs allowed

family-friendly family-friendly



Opening hours

Cat.: Castles

from 01.04 till 31.10.

from till from till
daily 09:00 18:00 - -

 From November till March open from 9 to 5 pm.


Closed on December 24th. Closes at 3:30 pm on December 31st.


Cat.: Castles

from 01.11 till 31.03.

from till from till
daily 09:00 17:00 - -

 



Pricing


Cat. : Mountains / Viewpoints, Palaces, Tourist Attractions, Museums / Monuments, Castles
Euro
Family Card 21,00
Children free
Reduced 6,00
Adults 8,00
Groups 7,00
Groups reduced 3,00

 


Cat. : Palaces, Museums / Monuments, Tourist Attractions, Mountains / Viewpoints, Castles
Euro
Family Card 18,00
Children free
Reduced 5,00
Adults 7,00
Groups 6,00
Groups reduced 2,00

 


Cat. : Castles, Mountains / Viewpoints, Tourist Attractions, Museums / Monuments, Palaces
Euro
Family Card 25,00
Children free
Reduced 7,00
Adults 10,00
Groups 9,00
Groups reduced 3,00