Medieval castles and fairy-tale villages in Germany
  • Moritzburg Castle

    Schloss Moritzburg 01468 Moritzburg

    How to Get There?


      Take a train to Dresden-Neustadt and then bus line 326 towards Radeburg to “Schloss Moritzburg”.

      DB BAHN

      Take the Freeway A4, exit Dresden-Wilder Mann (follow the signs) or the Freeway A13, exit Radeburg (follow the signs).

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 51.157120
      LONGTITUDE: 13.680457



      Bus line 326 from railway station Dresden-Neustadt (towards Radeburg) to “Schloss Moritzburg”.

      Nearest station

      Schloss Moritzburg

      The closest airport is Dresden which is 7 km away from Moritzburg.

      Nearest airport

      Dresden (DRS)

    Why Go There?

    28 Mar-3 Nov Daily 10:00 a.m.-05:30 p.m.

    Located in the middle of the Cultural Landscape of Moritzburg, about 15 km from Dresden, are the Baroque Moritzburg Castle which compound surrounded by a pond attracts thousands of visitors every year.

    Augustus the Strong, King of Poland and Elector of Saxony, had the representative hunting and pleasure lodge built on the walls of the former Renaissance building just outside Dresden’s gates. Not only the porcelain figurine collection of Augustus the Strong, but also the sumptuously painted and ornamented leather wallpapers represent part of Saxon history. A round walk of the castle in summer provides insight into the life at court then.

    The castle was converted in winter 1972/73 into a fairy-tale backdrop for the Czech-German coproduction of »Three Hazelnuts for Cinderella«. Nobody would have thought then that this movie would ever advance to become the most popular German fair-tale film. Meanwhile, this film itself has become part of the history of Moritzburg Castle.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Schloss Moritzburg 01468 Moritzburg, Radeburg, Saxony, Germany

    Things to do close by!

    Nature exploring

    In the animal preserve you can pet wild animals of all kinds. The forest is in the immediate vicinity of the hunting lodge Moritzburg. The is especially nice for a family trip.


    One can see the life of Käthe-Kollwitz and her works the best at the Käthe Kollwitz House Moritzburg. Further information in english:

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