Guided tours & group rates

The Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle is an ideal destination of tour operators, bikers and hikers, associations and companies. We would like to invite you and your guests to come and see »the cradle of Saxony«, the Albrechtsburg, and to experience an unforgettable and vivid guided tour.

We offer all guided tours, subject to booking in advance, on the dates and at the times our customers desire. The minimum number of participants is ten.

All our guided tours of the anniversary exhibition are conducted by trained guides licensed by the castle operation and appointed by us.


A bus parking area is located at the foot of the castle hill, directly on the Elbe river bank.

Meeting point for all guided tours: Entrance Hall (register at the cash desk)

Our visitor service will be happy to assist you. For your inquiries, please use the Contact form.

Guided tours of the Albrechtsburg

  • Small castle tour
    Discover the highlights of the Meissen Albrechtsburg on a round tour. Starting on the 1st upper floor with its banquet halls, visitors will be given an overview of the history and the architectural specialities of the first German palace building. Proceeding to the 2nd floor, visitors will gain insight into the use of the castle as Europe’s oldest porcelain manufactory.
    Duration: approximately 1 hour
    Prices:    11,00 Euro | 7,00 Euro reduced
                      9,50 Euro group rate (15 people and more, price per attendee)
                      3,00 Euro group rate school parties (10 people and more, price                    per attendee)
  • Large castle tour
    During this tour you will explore all three floors of Meissen Albrechtsburg Castle and the eventful history of Germany’s first palace building. You will see the banquet halls, get to know architectural specialities, such as the cellular vaults and arched curtain windows, and gain insight into the use of the castle as Europe’s oldest porcelain manufactory. The exhibition on the 3rd floor is devoted to Gothic castle building in all its facettes.
    Duration: approximately 1.5 hours
    Prices
    :     12,50 Euro | 8,50 Euro reduced
                      11,00 Euro group rate (15 people more, price per attendee)
                        3,00 Euro group rate school parties (10 people and more,
                        price per attendee)
  • Manu factum – Made by Hand
    300 years ago, craft brought forth art here. Trace history through the “invisible manufactory”. Witness how the elements of earth, water, fire and air were harnessed in a strenuous process to create something unique and wonderful. Historical groundplans will guide you along the production process of that time, passing through the actual rooms where it took place, and giving detailed insight into the recipes, manufacture and the organization of the manufactory.
    Period: can be booked all year round
    Duration: approximately 1.5 hours
    Prices:    12,50 Euro | 8,50 Euro reduced
                     11,00 Euro group rate (15 people and more, price per attendee)
                       3,00 Euro group rate school parties (10 people and more, price                   per attendee)

Group trips in Schloesserland Saxony

Extensive information about other group trips with attractive arrangements in Schloesserland Saxony is available at: 
www.schloesserland-sachsen.de/en/home

 

Information to guides

The Meissen Albrechtsburg offers all interested guides to become a certified guide of the museum. Please note that any tour of our museum can only be conducted by guides holding such a certificate and with our express permission. Please kindly contact our visitor service for more information.

Contact:
Albrechtsburg Meissen
Domplatz 1
01662 Meißen
Germany
Tel. +49 3521 47 07-0
Fax +49 3521 47 07-11
albrechtsburg@schloesserland-sachsen.de

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