Historic-Romantic Christmas Market: “Koenigstein – A Winter Tale”

11:00 - 19:00
fortress opening time: 9 a.m.- 7p.m., christmas market from 11 a.m.
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This event is included in the regular admission to the fortress.
Suitable for children:
Yes, without age restriction
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Traditional market with musicians and craftsmen and presentations of old arts and trades

Secret tip: Subterranean Christmas in the casemates illuminated with Moravian stars featuring purveyors of local natural products and a fairy tale cave

Exciting activities for children: Nativity scene with live animals, Christmas elf workshop, fairy tales and puppet theater, rides on the elf train, jugglers, Santa’s house with mailbox for wishes, etc.


Current information: www.festung-koenigstein.de/weihnachtsmarkt

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Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (39 km)

Arrival information:

By car

  • via A17 (Dresden - Pirna), exit Pirna, further along B172 towards Bad Schandau

By city rail

  • S1 (Dresden – Koenigstein – Schoena)

By bus

  • bus line 241 (Pirna – Koenigstein – Hinterhermsdorf)

By steam ship

  • Dresden – Koenigstein – Bad Schandau

By Fortress Express

  • starting from Koenigstein and from Koenigstein parking lot  

On foot 

  • signposted trails from Koenigstein up to the fortress (30 – 45 minutes) 

Event location

Koenigstein Fortress

Am Königstein | 01824 Königstein

+49 (0) 35021 64607

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