Welcome to Pillnitz Castle & Park


Opening Hours

Pillnitz Park

  • open all year round
  • 6:00 am - dusk

April to October

  • admission subject to charge: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


May to October

  • Mon: closed
  • Tue - Sun: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Palm House

open all year round

  • Apr - Oct: 9:00 am- 6:00 pm
  • Nov - Mar: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Subject to modifications.

Ticket Rates

  • Full rate 3,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 1,50 EUR

Day Ticket Pillnitz Palace and Park (Park, Palm House and both museums)

  • Full rate: EUR 8.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 6.00
  • Group rate: EUR 7.00 per person

Day Ticket Pillnitz Park (Park and Palm House)*

  • Full rate: EUR 3.00 
  • Reduced rate: EUR 1.50 
  • Group rate: EUR 2.50 

*plus admission to Camellia House while the Pillnitz Camellia is in bloom

Free admission:

  • Children aged 16 or younger
  • People visiting the castle on their birthday
  • Holders of the schloesserlandPASS
  • Holders of an annual ticket of the Dresden State Art Collections
  • Holders of the annual ticket "»Garden Friend for a Year« (Park and Palm House)
  • Accompanying adults of severly disabled people (entry »B« iin the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • 1 accompanying adult per 10 pupils
  • Journalists for reporting purposes (valid identification required)

Subject to modifications.

How to find us

Whether by car, bus or train: You can reach Pillnitz Castle & Park always straightforward. The exact arrival routes can be found here.


You want more? More Schlösserland there with the schloesserlandPASS.


Events & Exhibitions

You want a unique insight into royal life, the palace or in special exhibitions?

Here you can find all information about our events and exhibitions.

Pillnitz Castle and Park is located about 15 kilometers to the east of Dresden City Center, directly at the Elbe River. Europe’s largest chinoise castle complex, an extraordinary ensemble of architecture and landscaping, lies at the foot of the Pillnitz vineyards, harmoniously embedded into the riverscape of the Elbe River valley.