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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.


Mildenstein Castle

Burglehn 6 | 04703 Leisnig

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

+49 (0) 34321 6256-0

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

Opening hours
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
10:00 am - 06:00 pm

public holidays: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Updates on events and special guided tours during times of closure are announced specifically.

Admission prices

Full rate :
6,00 EUR
Reduced rate : i
5,00 EUR
Children aged 6-16 :
1,00 EUR
Groups 15 people and more p.p.:
5,00 EUR
Free entry : i
0,00 EUR
Groups for school students p.p.:
1,00 EUR
  • Leipzig Card: reduced rate
  • BahnCard: reduced rate
  • Seniors’ Day on every Friday, except on public holidays: reduced rate (from age 65, promotional period April – October)
  • Foto and video permit EUR 2.50 (for non-commercial purposes)


Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandCARD

Permanent exhibition

Free admission to the permanent exhibition

Special exhibition

Reduced rates apply to enter special exhibition

Arrival & map

Next City:  Chemnitz  (50 km)

Arrival information:

Nearest city: Chemnitz (50 km)

How to get there:

·    By bus or rail

·    Overview of available parking

By car

via A14, exit Leisnig, follow the signposting.

via A4, exit Hainichen, follow B169 just before Doebeln; exit for Leisnig  

By rail

 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

By bike

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)

Parking facilities

There are parking facilities at Marktplatz, Lindenplatz and at Schlossberg (which is the castle’s own free carpark).

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Tips for Trips

Monk's Cowl & Knights' Feast

On this route, you will encounter the long-ago world of knights and monks. Discover how to write like medieval monks, feast in the jovial company of knights or be enchanted by castles steeped in history. 

All of this is possible in Schloesserland.

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