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  • Altenberg im Sommer
    Altenberg im Sommer Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Altenberger Pinge
    Altenberger Pinge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Sonnenuntergang auf dem Kahleberg
    Sonnenuntergang auf dem Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Die Galgenteiche Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Kahleberg im Osterzgebirge 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
  • Biken in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Bärenfelser Stüb´l Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Lauenstein von oben Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Georgenfelder Hochmoor Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Holzfiguren an der Versöhnungsloipe Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Biken in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Johannesbad Fachklinik & Gesundheitszentrum Raupennest Photo: Johannesbad Fachklinik & Gesundheitszentrum Raupennest, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg Veranstaltungen Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Oberbärenburg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Biken Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Romantische Abendstimmung am Galgenteich Photo: Tourist-Info-Büro Mitarbeiter, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Altenberger Bimmelbahn Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Bob und Skeleton Weltmeisterschaften Altenberg 2020 Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg Veranstaltungen Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Panormablick vom Kahleberg Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Kohlhaukuppe Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Radfahren in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg im Erzgebirge Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Georgenfelder Hochmoor Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Herbst in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Altenberger Pinge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Die Lugsteine in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Georgenfelder Hochmoor Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Blick von oben auf Geising und den Geisingberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
Where the NATURE makes us happy. 

 

The health resort and sports town Altenberg in the Ore Mouuntains with its districts is well known for the manifold possibilities of the tourist offers and the advantages of the local gastronomy. Leisure and holiday offers 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 !!

HIKING WEEKS IN ALTENBERG

Autumn hiking week 19.09.-27.09.2020.

The guided circular hikes invite you through the golden autumn of the Ore Mountains. There should be something exciting for everyone!  Old ord young, ambitious or leisurely - hiking offers something for everyone.

 

Holiday hiking week17.10.–25.10.2020.

What could be nicer than hiking through the forests in the Ore Mountains in autumn, enjoying the warm sun and gathering new strength? All of these natural beauties are best enjoyed on foot and in peace.

Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg

BobRun Altenberg 2020 - 26.09.2020

Extreme challenge on the ENSO ice track: Normally, the skating athletes from Saxony train on the track. But before the canal is iced up for the winter season at the beginning of October, all runners can look forward to a challenging and extraordinary route under the motto "Strength.Endurance.Will." On Saturday, September 26, 2020 the "BobRun Altenberg 2020 presented by ENSO ” takes place. Over a length of around 8.5 kilometers, the varied course leads through the adjacent forest area and ends in an ascent through the bobsleigh run.
Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg

Bobsleigh and skeleton world championships 2021 again in Altenberg

Two years in a row in the same place - that has never happened before! The bobsleigh and skeleton world championships will also be held in Altenberg in the coming year 2021. The 2021 IBSF World Championships were planned to take place in Lake Placid from February 5 to 14, 2021, but were relocated to Altenberg in the Ore Mountains to protect the health of athletes and spectators worldwide.
Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg

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. 
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Georgenfelder Bog-Moor
The Georgenfelder Hochmoor is a raised bog  in the German Ore Mountains, in Zinnwald-Georgenfeld, not far from Altenberg.

Events

What's going on in our holiday region Altenberg  in the Ore Mountains?

Here you will find event tips, sporting highlights and much more. Enjoy browsing. In spring, summer, autumn or winter there is something for everyone. The start of the hiking season, guided hikes, festivals, culture, etc.

All events in the Altenberg holiday region at a glance


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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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.
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Short hike to the Komáří vížka
Short hike to the Komáří vížka on the czech side of the Ore Mountains. Located directly on the Ore Mountains  ridge, it is an important landmark of the region. There is a mountain hotel, a chairlift leads from Krupka-Bohosudov  to the top hill.
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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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TK 1 - Terrain cure walking paths - Geisingberg
Terrain cure walking path Nr. 1 to the Geisingberg. Short easy walk, the last few meters are just a little demanding. 
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TK 9 - Terrain cure walking paths - Round trail around the pond Galgenteich
TK 9 - Terrain cure walking paths - Round trail around the pond Galgenteich.  Easy round trip along the water, very refreshing with nice views. 
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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.

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 lift Altenberg
Ski lift  is located in the centre of Altenberg. You can go skiing even when the night falls during the night skiing hours. There is also a children lift, ski and snowboard equipment rental, buffet, ski school and special area for sledging.
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Cross-country skiing Circular trail Kahleberg (L1)
The L1 across the Kahleberg area. It is a 9 km long circular trail with refreshments possibilities and a great view from the Kahleberg.
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Winter hike in the Scharspitze area
Winter hike around the Scharspitze. Fairytale snow-covered forests, clear winter air, a wide view of the mountains - the magic of the cold season can be bests understood on a winter hike.
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The Altenberg racing sledge and bobsleigh track ENSO-Eiskanal
With a track length of 1,413m and featuring 18 banked curves, Altenberg is one of the most demanding artificial ice racing tracks in the world. The Altenberg racing sledge and bobsleigh track is renowned for hosting national and international competitions, including European and World ...
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Ice sports arena "Gründelstadion" Geising
Come along and have fun at the Ice skating arena in Geising. Enjoy yourself as you watch your children skate or take to the ice together. Don’t worry if you haven’t got skates because we have a rental service at the ice rink.  
Biathlon Sparkassen Arena in Altenberg
Surrounded by forests and mountains, the international competition-friendly biathlon facility in Altenberg offers shooting range,  various cross-country tracks.  Share the thrilling moments with the athletes at the shooting range and support them crossing the finish line.
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Sledging slope Altenberg
In Altenberg there is a spacious sledging slope with a "moving carpet" with canopy.  Lets come and enjoy sledging with whole family.
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Winter hike to Zinnwald
The winter hike runs through white winter forests. Small turns to Zinnwald or to the Kahleberg are possible. The route is particularly suitable for those seeking tranquility.
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Cross-country skiing Circular trail Scharspitze (L5)
The L5 is a circular trail around two of the well-known peaks, the  Scharspitze and the Biwakkuppe. This tour is medium difficult. 

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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.