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Altzella Monastery Park - The Heritage of the Cistercians

Park · Dresden Elbland · 217 m
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  • former Cistercian monaste
  • ryruins in romantic landscape park
  • once one of the richest and most influential monastery complexes in Central Europe
  • convent house from the 12th century
  • Mausoleum of the Wettin dynasty (1787)
  • Events, concerts

Opening hours

March 30 - November 04, 2018

Tue - Fri: 10:00 - 17:00

Sat, Sun, Holidays: 10:00 - 18:00


November - March

Except for special events: closed


Admission 4,00 EUR

Reduced admission 3,00 EUR

Children from 6 years: 1,00 EUR

School classes: 1,00 EUR p.p.

Group rate (from 15 persons): 3,00 EUR

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Update: October 07, 2021

Public transport

Bus line 424 (Dresden - Altzella)

Bus line 750 (Freiberg - Nossen - Döbeln)

Bus line 418/412 (Meißen - Nossen) - goes only to Markt Nossen, then change bus or walk


By bike

Altzella Monastery is located on the Mulde Valley Cycle Path; the Mulde Valley Cycle Path connects to the Elbe Cycle Path at Döbeln

By train

Unfortunately, Altzella can only be reached by train on the special trips of the IG Dampflok Nossen e. V.. Current travel dates can be found on the homepage.

Getting there

By car

A 14 (Leipzig - Dresden)Exit Nossen-Nord, follow the tourist signs to Nossen

A 4 (Chemnitz - Dresden)Exit Siebenlehn, direction Nossen, follow the touristic signs

B101 (Meißen - Freiberg)

B 175 (Döbeln - Nossen)

S36 (Waldheim - Nossen)


directly in the monastery grounds or on weekends also in the parking lot of the Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology (LfULG, Waldheimer Str. 221, Nossen).


51.060417, 13.275409
51°03'37.5"N 13°16'31.5"E
33U 379147 5657958
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Altzella Monastery Park - The Heritage of the Cistercians

Zellaer Str. 10
01683 Nossen
Phone +49 35242 50435

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