Schönfeld Palace

Schönfeld, Germany

The Schönfeld castle in the Saxon village of Schönfeld was first mentioned in the 13th century and expanded over the centuries. The aristocratic Schönfeld family sat here until the early 15th century. The buildings date from the years 1560 to 1580. In 1882, Baron von Burgk acquired the Schönfeld Palace and had it rebuilt by 1884. Today Schönfeld Palace is one of the most important neo-renaissance castles in Saxony.



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Founded: 1560-1580
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in Germany
Historical period: Reformation & Wars of Religion (Germany)

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Martina Böhm (8 months ago)
Beautiful from the outside, unfortunately also a bit run down and many windows are barricaded with wooden boards. As it was closed I can't say anything about the inside.
Uwe Burger (11 months ago)
The building rightly bears the title "Dream Castle"! Very good guide! The wooden ceilings and stairs are very worth seeing! And then there are the paintings in the ballroom!
Denis Arnold (2 years ago)
A really beautiful location in every season. There is a lot to discover architecturally, you can look at everything in peace, relax in the castle park. Definitely a recommendation. Sufficient free parking spaces available.
M.R. Hartmann (2 years ago)
Today I went to the guided tour and then to the concert. A beautiful castle, the completion of which will take a lot of work and even more money. One can only wish and hope that times will get better again so that what has been achieved so far will endure. The staff make every effort to provide guests with a lasting experience. Anyway, I'll be back when the opportunity arises.
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