How to Get There

Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (22 km)

Arrival information:

By car

  • from Dresden

          via A17, exit Pirna and further along the road towards Glashuette (follow the signposts) 

          or

          via B172 towards Pirna/ Saechsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland), following the signposts towards                 Altenberg in Heidenau, the road will lead you right to the castle (about 20 km/ 12.5 mi from Dresden)

 

Parking facilties

Parking facilities for cars and tour buses available. 

 

By public transport

  • city rail S1 from Meissen/Dresden or from Schoena/Pirna to Heidenau and then by Mueglitz River Valley Rail SB72 (Heidenau - Altenberg) to Weesenstein 
  • bus (Mon - Fri): bus line 202 (Heidenau - Glashuette) to Weesenstein (stop Gemeindeamt Weesenstein)
  • for more information, please, go to www.vvo-online.de
  • Come here by bus or rail

By car

from Dresden:

  • via A17, exit Pirna and further along the road towards Glashuette, follow the signposts
  • or via B172 towards Pirna/ Saechsische Schweiz (Saxon Switzerland), in Heidenau follow the signposts towards Altenberg

from Saxon Switzerland/Pirna:

  • B172 towards Dresden up to bridge ‘Sachsenbrücke’, follow the signposting
  • Parking facilities for cars and tour buses are available.

By public transport

  • city rail S1 from Meissen/Dresden or from Schöna/Pirna to Heidenau
  • then by Mueglitz Valley Rail SB72 (Heidenau - Altenberg) to Weesenstein

More information for traveling by public transport can be found here.

Admission & opening hours

Admission:

  • Full rate 7,50 EUR
  • Reduced rate 6,00 EUR
• 1,00 € Children 6 to 16 years
• 2.50 € p.P. Children groups with guidance
• 1,00 € p.P. + 30,00 € Leadership supplement per group for pupils / students
• € 15.00 Annual Pass Schloss Weesenstein (entitles to visit the museum and to purchase the event and guide tickets at a reduced price)

management fee
• Audioguide: 2.00 EUR
• 30,00 € per group short tour 60 minutes
• € 40.00 per group Castle tour 90 minutes
• 35,00 € organ supplement (about 15 minutes)
• 1,00 € p.P., min. 15,00 € total: Introduction at the foreclosure court (15 min.) Without museum entry
• 15,00 € per group plus entrance to the museum: Introduction at the foreclosure court (15 min.) Followed by a separate entrance

Free admission
• Children up to 5 years
• Birthday Children
• Accompanying persons with severely handicapped persons with the mark »B« in the disability card
• Guide
• Bus drivers with travel groups
• one accompanying person per 10 students and
• Media staff each with proof
• Owner schloesserlandCard

Opening hours

April to October
  • daily: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
November to March 
  • Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Closed on Dec24, Dec25 and Dec31

Subject to modifications.