Burg Kriegstein

A day visiting best medieval castles in Saxony, Germany, including the well-preserved Burg Kriebstein, the gloomy Schloss Rochlitz, and Schloss Colditz, a former Nazi prison for Allied officers.
Burg Kriebstein, medieval castle, Saxony, Germany

The German state of Saxony, tucked away in the southeast near the Czech border, may not have the country’s most famous castles (that honor probably belongs to Bavaria’s Schloss Neuschwanstein, the inspiration for Walt Disney’s faux castles). But the seat of various powerful kingdoms, electorates and duchies has left the region with more than its […]

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