Colditz Castle

Short facts

In the heart of Saxony, Colditz Castle houses the escape museum, which documents almost 300 escape attempts.

Colditz Castle is located in the heart of Saxony on the banks of the Zwickauer Mulde. The castle building, with its white gables, was an important internment camp for high-ranking officers of the Western Allies during the Second World War. British, Dutch and French military personnel were mainly incarcerated in "Oflag (officer's camp) IV C". The escape museum is dedicated to the approximately 300 documented escape attempts, some of which were incredibly creative. Guests can even enjoy the royal treatment at the Europa Youth Hostel in the castle.

On the map

Colditz Castle
Schlossgasse 1
04680 Colditz
Deutschland

On the map:
Phone: +49 034381 / 4377 - 7
E-mail:
Website: www.schloss-colditz.de/de/startseite

General information

Next steps

It appears that you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer as your web browser to access our site.

For practical and security reasons, we recommend that you use a current web browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera, or Edge. Internet Explorer does not always display the complete content of our website and does not offer all the necessary functions.