The Swedes Conquer Koenigstein Fortress
Sun 3rd Jun 2018 11:00 am - 17:00 pm | Koenigstein Fortress

Guided tours and activities
Families and children

Great Army Camp on Koenigstein

In 1639, during the Thirty Years’ War, Swedish troops, coming from Pirna, moved to Bohemia. But they did not attack Koenigstein Fortress. This year in June, they are standing before the gates of the fortress again – for a successful conquest this time!

Experience troops in uniform in various bivouacs of about one hundred tents. Dive into the soldiers’ everyday lives in that time. Numerous enactments are awaiting you: 

  • Fencing drills
  • Parades with drums and fanfares
  • Cooking on open fire
  • Old crafts ... 
  • And of course, the conquest of the fortress with cannons and muskets!

Event details

Date Sun 3rd Jun 2018 11:00 am - 17:00 pm
Prices Regular ticket rates
Suitable for children Yes, without age restriction

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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