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  • Ausblick vom Kahleberg
    Ausblick vom Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Kahleberg im Osterzgebirge
    Kahleberg im Osterzgebirge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Frühlingserwachen im Osterzgebirge
    Frühlingserwachen im Osterzgebirge Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Sonnenuntergang auf dem Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Die Galgenteiche Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Panorama Photo: Detlev Müller, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Panormablick vom Kahleberg Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Wandern in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Geisingberg Photo: Tourist-Info-Büro Mitarbeiter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Pinge, Geisingberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Geisingberg und Pinge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg Veranstaltungen Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Wüster Teich Photo: Jana Kozlerova, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Oberbärenburg 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
  • Kahleberg Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Altenberger Pinge 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 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
  • 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
  • An der Roten Weisseritz Photo: Jana Kozlerova, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Urlaubsregion Altenberg in der herbstlichen Stimmung Photo: Tourist-Info-Büro Mitarbeiter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Rote Weisseritz in Schellerhau Photo: Jana Kozlerova, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Steinbruch-Teich am Fuß des Geisingberges Photo: Jana Kozlerova, 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
  • Langlausport in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg Photo: Detlev 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, Tourist-Information Altenberg

Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg

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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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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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.

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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. 

Über die Sommerrodelbahn, den Holzweg zum Berggasthof Altes Raupennest

Kurzweilige Wandung durch den Altenberger Stadtwald zu unseren neuen Kettensägenschnitzereien.


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.

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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 SachsenEnergie-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 ...

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. 


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.

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.

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.


Events

Our event tips

In the Altenberg holiday region in the Ore Mountains you will be entertained all year round! Regardless of whether music, sport, culture or tradition - you are guaranteed to find the right one for you. In winter, don't miss the top-class competitions on the racing sledge and bobsleigh track or in the Sparkasse biathlon arena. Numerous winter parties delight young and older. During our winter hiking week in January you can discover the beautiful snow-covered landscape on foot. In addition to the winter hiking week, the spring, autumn and holiday hiking weeks are also a fixed part of the event program. Numerous local festivals await you in spring and summer. Christmas time in the Ore Mountains, a visit to our small but fine Christmas markets is a must. The Advent period is also characterized by the traditional Mettenschicht. Be there when the Altenberg holiday region celebrates!

Would you like to round off your stay in the holiday region Altenberg with a suitable event? You're sure to find what you're looking for in our events calendar.


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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.