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Visited the castle early New Year well out of the tourist season. There were very few tourists... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Broughton, United Kingdom
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Absolutely Fantastic!

We turned up in Colditz, found our perfect parking area, on the outskirts of the town, to park our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Schlossgasse 1 | Colditz, 04680 Colditz, Saxony, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the castle early New Year well out of the tourist season. There were very few tourists there so had the castle to ourselves to view and take our time. Had time to read the stories and exhibits. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 838louise
Reviewed 1 week ago

We turned up in Colditz, found our perfect parking area, on the outskirts of the town, to park our Motorhome (overnighting is allowed) and had a walk to the Castle! First impressions were a bit strange as had memories of a grey, dark place, from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a group of 6 friends went to visit Colditz Castle and stoped one night in the youth hostel. We arrived by taxi as the trains were on strike, booking into the youth hostel 1st, and we found everything clean and all well organised...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

I would like to say it was a most enjoyable tour made very interesting by Steffi the tour guide we were given a full insight about the castle during the war and before and after, without Steppi it would have not all been put into...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 November 2018

We booked the extended tour with steffi I can say it was great steffi was so knowledgeable and entertaining she ticked all the boxes the tour was over 2 hours and I reckon you must be able to do stairs to get the full benefit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Very atmospheric with a lot of dark history the village has changed a lot can understand why it has been used in films staff very in formative there is also a small gift shop with commemorative memorabilia

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank eamonm2
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I had read that you could stay at the infamous POW castle, so I added this to my bucket list. We had to join the YHA (even though we are in our 50's!) We went on a Friday, the town was very quiet during the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We drove one and a half hours from Lohmen in time for the extended English tour at 10.30am. Our tour guide, Steffi, was exceptional- she really brought the WWII stories alive. We stayed another hour to look round the museum. Make sure you take the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MollysMum50
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

A little difficult to get there but worth it. Took a train and a bus from Leipiz. When I inquired at the travel office in the Leipzig train station about Colditz, I was asked "Is Colditz in Germany?". Once you arrive in Colditz you can't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Joe L
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Really interesting visit to Colditz. Fabulous guide called Alex who made it so interesting. Lots of the building is open to the public and there were many interesting banners with info.

Date of experience: October 2018
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19 August 2018|
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Response from irj52 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I did not see any while I was there.
19 August 2018|
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Response from B1510NLmichaeld | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know as we don’t have a dog, however if you telephone the castle, the tour guides speak good English in the gift shop, where you get your tour tickets.
25 April 2018|
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Response from idaho92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi If you look at home website there is an email address at the bottom, email Steffi tell her when you will visit and time and she will advise tours times etc. Its an enjoyable tour lots of knowledge and not as busy as I... More