19th Sparkassen Fortress Course

9,4 km running, 7,7km walking & nordic walking from the city to and over Königstein Fortress.
Take part in this challenge yourself or cheer for the runners! Registration starts soon!

Fortress Course
Fortress Course

Characteristics of the course:
The Fortress course starts in the town of Königstein and leads partly over the old fortress road through the wood up to the foot of the fortress. Further it goes around the fortress on the patrol path and then up to the old gate, through the steep Dark Appareille an at leat a complete round on the fortress plateau until the finish on the parade ground.

course of 7.8 km, walking and Nordic walking + course for children of 1.8 km

Information: www.festungslauf.de   | Registration: Online-Registration starts soon.

Kreissportbund Sächsische Schweiz–Osterzgebirge e. V. in cooperation with ASB Königstein/Pirna e. V.,
Festung Königstein gGmbH and Restauration Festung Königstein GmbH

Review of the Fortress Course 2017:
Fortress blog (in German language)

Festung Königstein gGmbH
01824 Königstein

Phone: +49 (0)35021 64 607

Opening hours

April - October 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
November - March 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Last admission 1 hour before closing time