Welcome to Gnandstein Castle



Opening Hours

March 19 to October 31

  • Tue - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Ascension Day: closed

November to February

  • closed

Subject to modifications.

Ticket Rates

  • Full rate 5,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 2,50 EUR
  • Full rate: EUR 5.00
  • Reduced rate*: EUR 2.50 
  • 2 adults and up to 4 children**: EUR 11.00
  • 1 adult and up to 2 children**: EUR 6.00
  • Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 4.00 per person
  • Group rate for pupils: EUR 2.00 per person

Free admission

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severly disabled people (entry »B« iin the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 pupils
  • Journalists for reporting purposes (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

Subject to modifications.

Guided Tours & Group Rates

How to find us

Whether by car, bus or train: You can reach the Gnandstein Castle always straightforward. The exact arrival routes can be found here.


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Welcome to Gnandstein castle

Sitting high on a rock spur, Gnandstein Castle, Saxony’s best preserved Romanesque fortification, towers high above the place of the same name. Its imposing frontal wall with a ward in front of it has visitors pause in awe.

Gandstein evening