Schlettau Castle

Schlettau, Germany

Schlettau Castle dates probably from the 13th century. In the 14th century the castle was extended to a Gothic-style castle palace by the Schönburg-Crimmitschau family.

From 1413 to 1536 Schlettau belonged to the Cistercians. After the secularization in 1536 it became the property of the Saxon Electors, who used it as a hunting lodge. The still existing stuctures consist of a Renaissance section (about 1620) and two Baroque wings (early 18th century). Today it is restored and hosts a museum.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Hohenstaufen Dynasty (Germany)


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Grit Lindenborn (15 months ago)
Schön, dass es engagierte Menschen gibt, die sich um Schlösser kümmern. Außenanlage ist gepflegt und immer einen Besuch wert.
oliver muench (15 months ago)
Einen halben Tag kann man hier verbringen lohnt sich, auch der kleine Park bei trockenem Wetter.
Brigitte Sieber (16 months ago)
Dieser Förderverein bringt Leben in ein schönes vielleicht sonst verschlafenes Schloss. Die Konzerte im Rittersaal: immer super! Das nächste Konzert findet zum Muttertag statt. Vielleicht mal ein Geschenk?
Silvana Weis (17 months ago)
Super erhaltene mittelalterliche Burg mit toller Parkanlage. Die Ausstellungen sind sehr interessant. Im Sommer kann man auch draußen sitzen. Es werden auch viele Veranstaltungen angeboten. Das Personal ist sehr freundliche und das Essen schmeckt lecker.
mathias borchert (2 years ago)
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