The mighty castle rests majestically on a steep rock over the Freiberger Mulde River: Mildenstein Castle. Its history goes back to the 11th century. Today, the castle still impresses its visitors with its striking keep and the Romanesque chapel.
Events & exhibitions
Fri 25th Aug 2017 to Sun 27th Aug 2017 16:00 pm - 19:00 pm
Festivals and markets
Leisnig Castle and Old Town Festival
Benefits with the schloesserlandPASS
Free admission to the permanent exhibition
Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition
Arrival & map
Next City: Chemnitz (50 km)
Nearest city: Chemnitz (50 km)
How to get there:
via A14, exit Leisnig, follow the signposting.
via A4, exit Hainichen, follow B169 just before Doebeln; exit for Leisnig
Leisnig Mildenstein Castle can be reached by rail from Leipzig or Chemnitz (change trains in Doebeln for Regionalbahn to Leipzig. The rail station is below the castle (15-min walk). Benefit from discounted DB tickets ›Mittenrein reisen‹
The Mulde River valley cycle path passes right at the foot of the castle hill. (routing at www.muldentalradweg.de ) There is a connection between the Mulde River valley cycle path and the Elbe River cycling path near Doebeln (www.elberadweg.de)
There are parking facilities at Marktplatz, Lindenplatz and at Schlossberg (which is the castle’s own free carpark).
Burglehn 6 | 04703 Leisnig
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+49 (0) 34321 6256-0
December to February
Updates on events and special guided tours during times of closure are announced specifically.
April to October
- Tue - Fri: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
- Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
- Mon: closed
- Sat, Sun, public holidays: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
- Mon - Fri: closed
Subject to changes.
Subject to modifications.
Since 2016, Mildenstein Castle has been a leisure time facility that was certified by the TMGS (Tourismus Marketing Gesellschaft Sachsen) as family-friendly castle – see for yourself! More information