"Burg Kriebstein" Castle

Kriebsteiner Straße 7, 09648 Kriebstein

Tel. : +49 (0) 34327 9520

Fax : +49 (0) 34327 95222



Medieval Kriebstein Castle is situated in Middle Saxony, right at the centre of the triangle between the cities of Dresden, Chemnitz and Leipzig. Saxony’s most beautiful knight’s castle, a closed, fully preserved and completely reconstructed building complex from Late Gothic times, rises on a steep rock towering over the Zschopau River. Discover its 600 years of history when visiting it and feel as if you were back in the Middle Age


Additional access information for wheelchair users and persons with reduced mobility:

  • Access to castle courtyard by car possible upon prior appointment
  • The museum is not barrier-free accessible
  • Brunnenstube (well room), Säulenhalle (pillared hall) and Café are accessible via 1 step and door >90 cm
  • WC for wheelchair users: via 1 step of 7 cm, door 82 cm, 100x170 cm in front of and 97 cm beside the WC

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Accessibility Information

Access to the facility / moving inside the facility

Ramps with > 6% ascent are reported in the text

  • Door width min. 70 cm
    Entrance with max. one step or ramp

WC for wheelchair users

  • Door width min. 70 cm
    Access without steps (max. 3 cm) or with ramp
    Space in front of toilet min. 120 x 120 cm
    Space left or right of the toilet min. 70 cm
    Folding toilet support rails present