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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Werner Lehmann (2 months ago)
Super kann ich jedem empfehlen auch mit Kindern. Essen gibt es auch, es geht schnell.
Matthias Weigel (2 months ago)
Nettes kleines Schloss wo man mit Kindern die Ausstellung besuchen kann. Alles ist schön hergerichtet.
Jörg Jevlasch (3 months ago)
Heute hat es, wie die ganze vergange Woche geregnet. Also was tun? Am besten was mit Dach drüber. Also ab zum Schloss ? Schlettau. Da wir die ersten Gäste des Tages waren musste ich in fast allen Zimmern das Licht anschalten. So sind wir durch alle Räume des Schlosses gewandert. Für mich interessant. Um noch mal auf den Regen zurück zu kommen: wir wären gerne durch den Schlosspark gegangen - leider zu nass. Das ist ein Grund mal wieder zu kommen. Also: gerne wieder!
Karsten Hess (3 months ago)
Schönes Schloß und schöner Garten. Ist ein schöner Ausflug gewesen. Das Restaurant im Schloß sah sehr gut aus. War leider nicht drin. Immer wieder gerne.
Corinna John (3 months ago)
Können nur den Schlosspark bewerten. Der Besuch des Schlosses blieb uns leider verwehrt.
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