Colditz is a country town in the state of Saxony in Germany. It is widely known for its medieval castle, which served as a prisoner-of-war camp for Allied officers during World War II.


Colditz is situated in the state of Saxony about 40 km southeast of the city of Leipzig in the valley of the Zwickauer Mulde shortly before its merge with the Freiberger Mulde.

Get in

Since public transport is scarce, Colditz is best reached by car via B 107 (Grimma - Rochlitz) or B 176 (Bad Lausick–Hartha)-roads.

Busses connect with trains at Grimma, but do not exspect many of them during the day, esp. not at weekends.

Get around

Colditz is small enough to walk.




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