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An idyllic palace garden, an impressive estate of three palaces, the Palm House and the Camellia House – all to be explored by you in Pillnitz. We would like to make your stay at Pillnitz Palace & Park as pleasant as possible. You can find all valuable information for your visit on this site.

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Ticket rates

  • Full rate 3,00 EUR
  • Reduced rate 1,50 EUR
  • Full rate EUR 3.00
  • Reduced rate EUR 1.50

DAY TICKET »PILLNITZ PALACE & PARK«

Pillnitz Park, Museums (Tue-Sun) and Palm House

  • Apr 28 – Nov 5, 2017
  • Full rate: EUR 8.00
  • Reduced rate: EUR 6.00 (children free up to age 16)
  • Group rate (from ten people): EUR 7.00

DAY TICKET »PILLNITZ PARK«

Pillnitz Park and Palm House

  • Until Mar 31, 2017 free admission to the park
    Full rate Palm House*: EUR 3.00
    Reduced rate Palm House*: EUR 1.50
  • Group rate Palm House (from ten people) *: EUR 2.50

*includes admission to Camellia House during its time of blossom

 

  • Apr 1 – Nov 5, 2017
    Full rate: EUR 3.00

    Reduced rate: EUR 1.50
    (children free up to age 16)
    Group rate (from ten people): EUR 2.50

    Admission to the annual weekend of games

    Full rate: EUR 5.00
    Reduced rate: EUR 2.50
    (children free up to age 16)
    Group rate (from ten people): EUR 3.50
  • Admission to the annual ‘Elbhangfest’
    only with valid admission wrist band

Free admission:

  • Children aged 16 or younger
  • People visiting the palace and park 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« (not for the museums)
  • Persons accompanying severely disabled people (entry »B« in the disability pass)
  • Tour guides
  • Tour bus drivers accompanying a tour group
  • One accompanying adult per 10 school students
  • Media workers (valid identification required)

Subject to modifications.

Benefits with the schloesserlandPASS

Free admission to the permanent exhibition
Free admission to the special exhibition
Free admission to the park
Accommodations discount is granted
Accommodations discount is granted 10 %

Arrival & map

Next City:  Dresden  (15 km)

Arrival information:

By public transport

  • bus line 63, stop Leonardo-da-Vinci-Strasse or Pillnitzer Platz
  • left of the Elbe River: bus line 88 or tram line 2, both as far as terminus and then by ferry across the Elbe River  
  • from Pirna: bus line P, stop Leonardo-da-Vinci-Strasse or Pillnitzer Platz
  • for further information, please, go to www.dvb.de
  • interactive and multimodal planning of your trip at Greenmobility 

       

  • Come here by bus or rail

By steam ship 

  • The paddle wheel steamer of the Saxon Steamship Company (Saechsischen Dampfschifffahrt) stop directly at Pillnitz Palace - the most royal way to come here!
    www.saechsische-dampfschiffahrt.de

Sightseeing tour buses

Are you staying at Dresden for the first time? Just go on a sightseeing tour to visit all the highlights and cultural monuments of Dresden at once. www.stadtrundfahrt.com

By bike or on foot

Pillnitz Palace and Park is ideally situated for biking enthusiasts and hiking lovers. Just follow the Elbe River on the historic towing path (Treidelpfad) or the Elbe River cycling path. (Elberadweg www.elberadweg.de)

By car

  • via A4, exits Dresden Hellerau or Dresden Altstadt and further along the road to Pillnitz
  • via A17, exit Pirna and further along the road towards Radeberg, exit Graupa, following the road to Pillnitz

Parking facilities

  • Leonardo-da-Vinci-Strasse parking lot (pay parking)
  • tour bus parking lot at »Alte Wache« (pay parking)
  • limited parking facilities for disabled people near Pillnitz 

Pillnitz Park

  • is open all year round from 6:00 am to nightfall.
  • Admission fees charged: Apr 1 -Nov 5, 2017 | daily from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

The Museums

  • Apr 29-Nov 5, 2017: Tue to Sun and on public holidays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
  • Guided tours of the Palace Museum take place during the winter season on every weekend on the hour between 11:00 am and 2:00 pm.

The Palm House

  • is open all year round:
  • Nov 2, 2016 to Mar 31, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Apr 1 to Nov 5, 2017 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

 The Camellia House

  •  is open daily during its time of blossom from mid-February to mid-April
  • from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

The Visitor Center »Old Guard House«

  • is open all year round:Nov 2, 2016 to Mar 31, 2017 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Apr 1 to Nov 5, 2017 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Subject to modifications.

Contact

Pillnitz Palace and Park

August-Böckstiegel-Straße 2 | 01326 Dresden

Property of State Palaces, Castles and Gardens of Saxony, non profit

+49 (0) 351 2613-260
pillnitz@schloesserland-sachsen.de

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