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  • Altenberg und Geisingberg im Winter
    Altenberg und Geisingberg im Winter Photo: Peter Flehmig, 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-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Ski- & Rodelarena Altenberg
    Ski- & Rodelarena Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Langlaufsport in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Detlev Müller, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Winterlandschaft in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Detlev Müller, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Blick vom Kahleberg im Winter Photo: Detlef Müller, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Winter Oberbärenburg - Kur- und Konzertplatz Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Kahleberg im Winter Photo: Detlef Müller, CC BY-ND, 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 !!

14 eight-thousanders in the Eastern Ore Mountains

In our region, however, peaks are measured in decimetres, and so we have a unique hiking route in the holiday region of Altenberg, which connects the "eight-thousanders" of the Ore Mountains.

Go on an individual hike and enjoy nature!

Photo: Tourist-Information Altenberg

Find your accommodation and book online

In our accommodation offer you can find apartments, pensions, houses and hotels that you can book directly online. Accommodation varies in terms of facilities, price, size and location. Everyone can find the right accommodation for their needs in the Altenberg holiday region.
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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.

Cross-country skiing

Cross-country skiing amidst the beautiful panorama of the Ore Mountains. Cross-country skiing and winter sports enthusiasts will find a great place in Altenberg.

Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

The slopes in the Ore Mountains in the Altenberg recreation area are promising winter fun and adventure in the snow. The difficulty of the slopes ranges from easy to medium. You can take a lift or a two-seater chairlift up to the top. And down?

Winter hikes

For all those who want to experience the magic of winter without any sports equipment. So you can't do without warm clothes and good winter shoes, but you can leave your skis at home. Winter is tempting: enchanting winter hiking trails, brilliant white, silence in a pristine snowy landscape.

Sport arenas

International bekannte Sportstätten in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg.


A winter activity with an extra portion of fun in the Altenberg recreation area. For those looking for exercise, fun and action off the slopes. Sledging is probably one of the oldest invented sports and has lost none of its charm since then.

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. 

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.

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.

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.


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 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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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.