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The walls of this over thousand-year-old castle tell of a changeful history – not only of emperors, kings and princes, but also of those who took care of them. We invite you to a journey into the past: experience history up close and enjoy our numerous exciting activities.

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***: EUR 4.00 
  • Group rate for pupils***: EUR 2.00 

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

Guided tours

  • Audio guide: EUR 2.00
  • Guided tour surcharge: EUR 15.00

Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandPASS

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

Arrival & map

Next City:  Chemnitz  (37 km)

Arrival information:

By public transport

By car

  • via A4, exit Chemnitz Ost, further along B107
  • via A14, exit Doebeln Nord, further along B169 and B175
  • via A72, exit Rochlitz, further along B175

Parking facilities 

There are parking facilities close to the castle, at Muehlplatz in close vicinity to the castle and on »Uferstraße« parking lot near the Mulde River bridge at the end f the town towards Mittweida.   

Tour buses may also park on »Uferstraße« parking lot 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

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
  • last admission 1 h before closing 
  • Mon: closed

November 1, 2016 to February 2017

  • closed

Guided tours may also be booked outside our opening hours. Please get in touch with the Rochlitz Castle team:

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

More information