Ruler's seat, hunting lodge, widow's residence - with its white gables Colditz Castle is one of the finest 16th century architectural monuments of Central Germany - and a popular destination for history enthusiasts.
Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD
Free admission to the permanent exhibition
Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition
Arrival & map
Your contact for museological enquiries
(Employee of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit)
+49 (0) 34381 55151
Your contact for guided tours, meetings & celebrations
Gesellschaft Schloss Colditz e. V.
On behalf of the State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit
+49 (0) 34381 43777
Discover our guided tours!
Gain unique insights into the history of Colditz Castle! Find out everything you need to know about the legendary escape attempts from the OFLAG IVC prisoner of war camp. There is so much to discover in our tours and exhibitions.
Youth Hostel Colditz Castle
You too can live like a royal in the European Youth Hostel Colditz Castle, which is located in the castle. Guests from around the world are welcomed with modern rooms, a friendly atmosphere and excellent cuisine.