Medieval castles and fairy-tale villages in Germany
  • Weesenstein Castle - romantic castle in Saxony

    Am Schloßberg 1, 01809 Müglitztal

    How to Get There?


      Take the S-Bahn (S1) from the direction of Meissen / Dresden or Schoena / Pirna until Heidenau. From there goes either the Müglitztal train (daily) with the destination Weesenstein.

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      The castle is app. 20 km away from Dresden. From there you can take the A17 motorway junction Pirna and just follow the signs. Parkingspots are available.

      GPS coordinates

      LATITUDE: 50.932621
      LONGTITUDE: 13.860080



      A regional bus will take you there aswell: 202 Heidenau-Glashütte (stop Gemeindeamt Weesenstein).

      Nearest station

      Gemeindeamt Weesenstein

      The nearest airport is Dresden; 22.4 km away.

      Nearest airport

      Dresden (DRS)

    Why Go There?

    Ap-Oct 9:00 a.m.- 6.00 p.m. Nov-Mar 10:00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

    The romantic castle in Müglitztal combines outstanding way different architectural styles and rich evidence of its 800-year history. The exhibition on the history of the house and its former owner is open daily

    The castle was rebuilt again, partially demolished and changed according to contemporary tastes. Style elements from the Gothic to Classicism is there to discover. The result is an architectural curiosity among the Saxon castles. Weesenstein has a beautiful French styled park and garden. This is contrasted to the seemingly pristine and forested mountain slopes, the Weesenstein castle surrounds.

    Location Details

    Escape Address: Am Schloßberg 1, 01809 Müglitztal, Müglitztal, Saxony, Germany

    Things to do close by!


    The upper room of the castle serves as a beer garden and gives a wonderful view over Müglitztal. Openinh hours are Tue.-Fr. 12:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.; Sa. & Su.von 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (from early November to late April the opening hours during the weekday are from 6:00 p.m.)

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