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  • Blick auf Geisingberg
    Blick auf Geisingberg Photo: Detlef Müller, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Blick auf Geisingberg und AL-Schacht im Winter
    Blick auf Geisingberg und AL-Schacht im Winter Photo: Nora Schröter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Blick auf Geisingberg
    Blick auf Geisingberg Photo: Detlef Müller, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
Where the NATURE makes us happy. 

The Altenberg holiday region in the Ore Mountains is known for the wide range of leisure activities and the advantages of Ore Mountain hospitality. Leisure and holiday deals offer the possibility to experience pure nature, to experience mining traditions, to become active in sports or to regenerate during a cure or a health holiday at any time of the year.

Holidays, top sport, leisure sports and relaxation - this is a holiday for everyone to enjoy!

Everyone is looking forward to your visit - Glück Auf !!

Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg

Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg

Winter Activities in the Ore Mountains

Winter time is pure pleasure in the Altenberg holiday region.

800 m above sea level, ideal for every snow enthusiast. The ski slopes in Altenberg, Geising, Rehefeld and Schellerhau invite you to to spend unforgettable hours outdoors. Wonderful cross-country skiing trails take you through snow-covered meadows. A total of 80 km of tracks wait just for anyone who has made this sport their passion.  Enjoy the clear winter air on a long walk or a horse-drawn sleigh ride, a very special experience.

All of this and more awaits you on your winter holiday in Altenberg.

Ski resorts in Altenberg

The ski slopes in the Ore Mountains in the Altenberg holiday region promise a lot of winter fun and snow action. The difficulty level of the slopes ranges from easy to medium. You go up with the drag lift or double chair lift. And down?

Cross-country ski trails in Altenberg

Cross-country skiing amidst the magnificent Ore Mountains panorama. Snowy woods. Cold, clear air. In skating style or classic.  More than 70 km of groomed trails make the Altenberg holiday region a paradise for cross-country skiers and winter hikers. See for yourself!

Sport arenas

International bekannte Sportstätten in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg.

Winter hikes in Altenberg

Enjoy the winter wonderland! Magical winter hiking trails, brilliant white, silence in an untouched snow landscape, crunching snow. Hiking has become a real addition even in the cold season.


Die Winteraktivität mit dem extra Spaßfaktor in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg. Für alle, die nach Bewegung, Spaß und Action abseits der Skipisten suchen.

Advent and Christmas time in the Altenberg region

Die Tage werden kürzer, die ersten Flocken fallen sanft vom Himmel und aus jedem Fenster funkelt sachte festliches Licht: In der Advents- und Weihnachtszeit legt sich ein besonderer Zauber über das Erzgebirge, das nicht umsonst als Weihnachtsland bekannt ist.

Leisure time tips

Discover new destination for Your holiday.

The excursion destinations in the Altenberg holiday region are particularly diverse, there is something for every taste. Individual travelers and families with children will  here discover numerous possibilities to design their vacation according to their taste.  In the middle of unspoiled nature, everyday life takes a break - whether You like it sporty or relaxed, Saxon-cozy or with an international flair.  Here you can recharge your batteries for body and soul in a wild and romantic landscape and in healing and  at the same time stimulating climate.

The Altenberg holiday region is a great experience and fun for the whole family, all year round.

Wildlife Park East Ore mountains

Meet the animals at  the ZOO Wildpark Osterzgebirge (Wildlife park East Ore mountains ). Discover and learn more about the beautiful animals we have, mostly local native species, with some exotics animals. 


The Kahleberg is with 905 m the third highest elevation in the eastern Erzgebirge and at the same time the highest mountain in the Saxon part of this mountain range. 


The Geisingberg lies between the mining town of Altenberg and the village of Geising. It is basalt hill, 824 m above the sea level.  There are many routes leading to the top, the easiest goes from Altenberg.  Look out tower and small mountain hut with refreshment possibilty await you on the top. 

Lookout tower Oberbärenburg

The 14 meter high Oberbärenburg lookout tower is easily accessible. The construction, which consists mainly of spruce wood, galvanized steel and stainless steel, offers guests an excellent view,  far beyond the foothills of the Eastern Ore Mountains,  at almost 750 meters above sea level.


The Weißeritztalbahn connects three different natural regions; thus, for its landscape diversity, it is regarded as one of the most beautiful routes in Europe.

Carillon at Bärenfels

Bells of peace in the Bärenfels park - carillon with Meissen porcelain bells. Depending on the season, the playing times and the songs played vary.

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Do you have any questions, would you like brochures or further advice? The staff of the Tourist information Altenberg will be happy to help you with your travel planning and will be your contact during your stay.