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  • Blick von oben auf Geising und den Geisingberg
    Blick von oben auf Geising und den Geisingberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Sonnenaufgang auf dem Kahleberg
    Sonnenaufgang auf dem Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Die Galgenteiche
    Die Galgenteiche Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Georgenfelder Hochmoor Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Fahrradurlaub in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Holzfiguren an der Versöhnungsloipe Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Altenberg im Sommer Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Wandern in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Geisingberg und Pinge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Wandern in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg im Erzgebirge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Ausblick vom Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, 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 !!

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Find accommodation and book online

Our accommodation offer in the holiday region Altenberg includes holiday apartments, guest houses, holiday houses and hotels that you can book directly online. Our accommodations are diverse, varying in terms of amenities, price, size and location. So everyone will find the right place to stay in our beautiful recreational area Altenberg.
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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.

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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. 

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Museum - Castle Lauenstein

High above the Müglitztal, the Schloss Lauenstein castle is picturesque view on a steep cliff. It is a jewel of Saxon Renaissance architecture.

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Visitor Mine "Vereinigt Zwitterfeld zu Zinnwald"

A journey that leads you into the past – Visitor mine. Belong to the unique mountain cultural landscape, German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří listed as a UNESCO - World Heritage Site.

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Mining Museum Altenberg

Minig museum provides a remarkable insight into the history of mining in the Ore Mountains.  Belong to the unique mountain cultural landscape, German-Czech region of Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří listed as a UNESCO - World Heritage Site.

Kahleberg

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. 

Weißeritztalbahn

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


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In the Altenberg holiday region in the Ore Mountains you will be entertained all year round! Whether music, sport, culture or tradition - you are guaranteed to find the right thing for you. In winter, don't miss the top-class competitions at the luge and bobsleigh track or in the Sparkasse biathlon arena. Numerous winter parties delight young and old. During our winter hiking week in January you can discover the beautiful snow-covered landscape on foot. In spring and summer, numerous local festivals await you. In addition to the winter hiking week, the spring, autumn and holiday hiking weeks are also firmly established in the programme of events, where you can get to know our region on foot on many different tours. Christmas time in the Erzgebirge, a visit to our small but fine Christmas markets is a must. The pre-Christmas period is also marked by the traditional underground Mettenschicht.

Be there when the Altenberg holiday region celebrates!

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Welcoming guests and city tour

Get interesting information about the sports town Altenberg.

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Herb walk with Bruni

"A herb is grown for every ailment". Our herbalist Bruni explains all kinds of things about herbs, remedies, plants and co.

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Guided hike to the Pinge

Guided tour to the Altenberg Pinge - experience a unique view from the viewing platform directly into the core of the Altenberg Pinge. The location of the Pinge is impressively dramatic, right on the edge of the Altenberg urban area.


Hiking and walking trails in the Altenberg recreational area- East Ore Mountains

There are countless hiking trails, tours and walks  in the Altenberg recreation area.

Enjoy untouched nature - this is always guaranteed along the hiking trails in the Ore Mountains. A colorful variety of hiking trails and walks await you. Do you want to hike a special trail which is reflecting the mining history of the region or would you prefer to follow a nature herb path? Get an overview of the possibilities and find out the individual routes, tours or walks, find the best for You.  Spectacular walking holidays and hiking vacations in the Ore Mountains - Altenberg recreation area awaits You!

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14 Eight-thousanders in the Eastern Ore Mountains

The Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! The 14 peaks over 8000 dm! Enjoy breathtaking views and hidden secret places on a unique tour.

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Three peaks tour

Three peaks in one day only, this is one of the most favourite trails in the recreational area of Altenberg. 

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Short UNESCO World Heritage tour

Experience mining tradition in the Altenberg holiday region and enjoy unique views of the Altenberger Pinge or visit the mining museum in Altenberg.

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Up to the Kahleberg

Hike to the Kahleberg, very popular trail in the Altenberg holiday region. Enjoy the breathtaking view from Kahleberg - the highest elevation in the Eastern Ore Mountains. Refreshment available. 

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Bell tour

The Bell tour is an excursion for all the senses: the carillon in Bärenfels is the only one that is in operation all year round at an altitude of 700 m.

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George-Bähr-Round trip

Follow the footsteps of George Bähr, the master builder of the Dresden Frauenkirche. He spent his childhood and adolescence in the Altenberg holiday region.


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!

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.


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Contact

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.