Castle Waldenburg in Saxony

The Festive

The Waldenburg Castle was the princely residence of the Schönburg-Waldenburg family until 1945 and is now owned by the district of Zwickau.

During a guided tour, visitors will experience an impressively designed castle with festive halls, a library, mirror, Gobelin and Chinese rooms as well as a castle chapel and restored living rooms.

The festive halls and the library can be rented for special celebrations such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, company celebrations, conferences and concerts. The castle chapel provides a festive setting for civil and church weddings. It could be also used for following wedding photos.

360° Panorama

360° Panorama
Please also visit our virtual tour.


Audioguide via Smartphone-App

Castle waldenburg was one of the last castles of the Wilheminian period in Waldenburg (Saxony). Until 1945, it was the residence of the princes of Schönburg Waldenburg.

Let our app accompany you through our castle!

The audio texts lead you from the monumental entrance hall to the ball rooms of the beletage. From there, the tour continues with the official and private apartments of the princely family. Find out where the heart and soul of the princes and their guests were hold together while you visit the kitchen and the chapel of castle Waldenburg.

On the about 45-minute tour you will meet again and again the impressive personalities of the last generation of the princely family.

The app is easy to use, free of charge and can be used without an internet connection.



Texts, programming, audio production: www. ostmodern. com

Speaker: David Lütgenhorst
on behalf of Tourismus und Sport GmbH

Multimedia Trail

Waldenburg castle comes to life - Prince Günther of Schönburg-Waldenburg and his wife Hertha introduce themselves on the new multimedia trail of Castle Waldenburg. Portals open to bygone times and a magic book is filled with life. Guests get to knowPrince Günther of Schönburg-Waldenburg personally at a total of 12 multimedia stations and can even have their photos taken 'next to him'.

Use a tablet to explore the multmedia trail on your own. You will experience the Prince using state-of-the-art technology at three virtual reality (VR) stations and you will have the opportunity to browse through our magic book (an interactive projection book).

Virtual balloon flight

Exciting and weather independent balloon flight - virtual reality makes it possible. With the help of VR-goggles you climb beyond the donjon and enjoy a captivating balloon ride over the entire castle complex. Deceptively real you experience this 3-minute flight. Including admission with combi-ticket or admission to the permanent exhibitions in the basement of the castle.

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