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Rochlitz Castle has idyllically been sitting enthroned for more than 1,000 years above the Zwickauer Mulde River between Leipzig and Chemnitz – and, still today, the majestic building is a true visitor attraction. Discover Rochlitz Castle and immerse yourself in its changeful history.

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 5,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 4,00 EUR
  • Full rate: EUR 5.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 4.00
  • Group rate adults: EUR 4.00 (applies to groups with 15 and more people)
  • Guided tour surcharge outside opening hours: EUR 15.00

Audio guide:

  • EUR 2.00

Free admission:

  • Children aged 5 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Accompanying adults of severely disabled people (entry »B« in the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 school students
  • Media workers (valid identification required)
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS

Other concessions:

  • Discount Pass “Sieben auf einen Streich”  (“Seven at One Blow”): valid for Altzella, Gnandstein, Kriebstein, Mildenstein, Nossen, Rochlitz and Colditz. When submitting a full-rate ticket from one of the above properties, visitors are granted the reduced rate at the 2nd property. Those who visit all 7 properties with their “Discoverer’s Pass” will be admitted to the last property for free. 

Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

Free admission to the permanent exhibition
Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition

Arrival & map

Next City:  Chemnitz  (37 km)

Arrival information:

Nearest city: Chemnitz (37 km)

How to get there:

·    By bus or rail

By public transport

·    By train to Geithain, Narsdorf, Mittweida or Erlau. From there, Rochlitz is within easy reach by bus. For further information about bus connections, please, go to

By car

·    via A4, exit Chemnitz- Ost, continue along Federal Road B107

·    via A14, exit Döbeln-Nord, continue along Federal Roads B169 and B175

·    via A72, exit Rochlitz, continue along Federal Road B175


There are parking facilities close to the castle, at Mühlplatz in close vicinity to the castle and in the »Uferstraße« carpark near the Mulde River bridge at the end of the town towards Mittweida.

Tour buses may also park in the »Uferstraße« carpark near the Mulde River bridge.


Rochlitz Castle

Sörnziger Weg 1 | 09306 Rochlitz

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0) 3737 4923-10

Leisure activities and guided tours:


  • April 1 to November 5
  • Tue - Fri: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • October 3 and 10: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • last admission: 1 hr before closing

November 6,2017 to March 2018

  • closed

Subject to changes.

Subject to modifications.

Tips for trips

Saxon »Can-Do« Women

Behind a strong man is a strong woman – this has always been the case. On our September route we want to take you into the world of wives and mistresses of Saxon kings. Come with us and find out more about strong women of past centuries. 

Countess Cosel is by far the most famous successful woman from Saxony. Therefore we have devoted to her a route of her own: Countess Cosel – the Mistress of the King

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