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Königstein Fortress

The mountain fortress in Saxon Switzerland

Am Königstein

01824 Königstein/Sächs. Schw.

Contact person: Informationsbüro Festung Königstein

035021-64607

035021-64609

Festung Königstein

Connections by bus and train



Category(s)

Castles  bus parking  with group tour  suitable for groups  at Painter's Way  at Elbe Cycle Route  also in winter  weather-independent  barrier-free offers  dogs allowed  family-friendly
Museums / Monuments  bus parking  with group tour  suitable for groups  at Painter's Way  at Elbe Cycle Route  weather-independent  family-friendly
Mountains / Viewpoints  bus parking  with group tour  suitable for groups  at Painter's Way  at Elbe Cycle Route  also in winter  weather-independent  barrier-free offers  dogs allowed  family-friendly
Tourist Attractions  bus parking  with group tour  suitable for groups  at Painter's Way  at Elbe Cycle Route  also in winter  weather-independent  barrier-free offers  dogs allowed  family-friendly
Marriage
Palaces  bus parking  with group tour  suitable for groups  at Painter's Way  at Elbe Cycle Route  also in winter  weather-independent  barrier-free offers  dogs allowed  family-friendly


Details

Königstein Fortress

     

  • 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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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

 


Opening hours

Cat.: Castles

from 01.04. till 31.10.

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
daily
09:00
17:00

 

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