town in the Free State of Saxony in Germany

Königstein viewed from Königstein Fortress

Königstein is situated in the Saxon Switzerland near Dresden in Germany.

Get inEdit

Königstein Fortress can be reached by Dresden by the train line S1 (in the direction of Schöna). The station is Königstein. From the station you can trek up to the castle or take a toy train and bus for 5.60 €.

Königstein can also be reached by boat on the river Elbe from Dresden by Sächsische Dampfschiffahrt.

Get aroundEdit

SeeEdit

  • Festung Königstein (Fortress Königstein). Opening hours April - October: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., November - March: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.. The fortress has many permanent and some temporary exhibitions. Admission fees includes the use of the lift and admission to all exhibitions: € 8, Concessions: € 6, Family ticket: € 21..

DoEdit

The fortress is a getaway for the whole day and a good spot for picnics. You can walk up the old (and steep) pathway into the fortress or take an elevator to the top.

BuyEdit

EatEdit

DrinkEdit

Any of the great beers brewed in Saxony.

SleepEdit

The town website provides a list of accommodation.

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