How to get there

Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (18 km)

Arrival information:

By city rail

  • S1 Meißen – Dresden – Pirna – Heidenau – Königstein – Bad Schandau – Schöna or
  • S2 Dresden Flughafen – Heidenau – Pirna
  • exit Heidenau Grosssedlitz; follow the signposted trail (red dot) up the hill. (about 20 min)

By bike

The Elbe cycling path runs directly past the city rail stop Heidenau Grosssedlitz. Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden is signposted; follow the signposted trail (red dot) up the hill. (about 20 min)   

By car

  • via A17, exit Heidenau and further along B172 towards Bad Schandau, follow the signposts in Heidenau turning right to Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden  (The road is quite narrow for tour buses at some points!)
  • via B172

          from Dresden: Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden is to the right of the road, follow the signposts in                         Heidenau or Pirna

          from Bad Schandau/ Festung Koenigstein: Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden is to the left of the road, you             may not directly turn left in Pirna - please, turn right towards the town center (Zentrum) and follow               the road to "all directions" ("Alle Richtungen") back to the B172, which you cross heading for                         Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden; in Heidenau you may only turn left near Moebelhaus Bastian (brown                 touristic signpost, very small and easy to miss!)

          from Weesenstein Castle (coming down the Mueglitz River valley): head for the B172, turn right at                 the big traffic light crossing via Bad Schandau and follow the signposts 


Parking facilities 

There's a parking lot immediately at the park entrance. Free toilets on site, close to the park entrance. 

Opening hours

 November 01, 2017 to March 25, 2018

  • closed

March 26, 2018 to October 31, 2018

  • daily: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • please note: In October we´re closing at 5:00 pm due to dusk

Subject to modifications.

Ticket rates

  • Full rate 5,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 4,00 EUR
  • Full rate: EUR 5.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 4,00
  • Children aged between 6 and 16: EUR 1,00
  • Group rate for school students (15 people and more): EUR 1.00 per person
  • Group rate (15 people and more): EUR 4.00 per person

Guided tours

  • Guided tour surcharge of EUR 2.50 per person minimum, however, EUR 35.00 (60 min)

Other concessions

  • Seasonal ticket Baroque Garden (per person and year): EUR 8.00
  • Combined ticket discount Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden & Weesenstein Castle (when visiting both properties on the same day): reduced rate at the 2nd property 
  • Dresden Welcome Cards: 10% discount 
  • Culture Passport Elbe/Labe: reduced rate
  • Gästekarte Sächsische Schweiz: EUR 1.00 discount per adult 

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

Subject to modifications.

Further offers

Also make use of the service provided by Verkehsverbund Oberelbe, Sächsische Dampfschifffahrt and the Tourist Association Saechsische Schweiz. You can also find suitable accommodation at the travel portal Expedia.de.

Please note our Visitor Regulations.