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Colditz Castle

Renaissance castle in the heart of Saxony

Complete view from Colditz Castle onto the mountain with the Mulde river in the foreground, sights
© Schlösserland Sachsen

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.

Additional information:
- Visitor bathroom available
- Cashless payment possible


location Colditz Castle
Schlossgasse 1
04680 Colditz
phone +49 (0)34381 43777
fax +49 (0)34381 43788
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Staatliche Schlösser, Burgen und Gärten Sachsen gGmbH and
Gesellschaft Schloss Colditz


Bathroom , Parking area , Cashless payment , Dogs allowed
Full view of Colditz castle on the mountain, sights
© K. Lange
Exterior view of Colditz Castle at night, sights, culture
© W. Siesing
© W. Siesing


For LEIPZIG REGIO CARD-users: Reduced admission and castle tour price

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