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Tips for guests with reduced mobility

and visitors with disabilities

Parking: with valid EU-parking card for free at the entrance of the fortress opposite the ticket office. A severely disabled person's card is not sufficient.

Tickets: reduced admission upon presentation of a severely disabled person's ID card

Accompanying person: for severely disabled persons with the mark "B" in their severely disabled pass: free admission for one accompanying person

Assistance dogs: free of charge

Fortress for everybody

Königstein Fortress ensures that people with a handicap will enjoy their stay by providing

Easy access with a lift

Tactile model of the hilltop fortress with information in raised print and braille
Its height is optimised for people in a wheelchair.

1.7 km tour along the outer wall with mostly sufficient room to move and many viewpoints

Marking of routes that are unsuitable for wheelchairs

Access to many exhibitions

Accessible toilets

Audio guide in nine languages: German, English, French, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Czech for rental on-site and as an web app for smartphones.

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