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  • Weihnachten in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Mettenschicht
    Weihnachten in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Mettenschicht Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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    Schwibbogen im Erzgebirge Photo: Tourismusverband Erzgebirge e.V., CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Weihnachtszeit in der Kirche Schellerhau
    Weihnachtszeit in der Kirche Schellerhau Photo: Egberth Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Weihnachtsmarkt in Geising Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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  • Weihnachtszeit Photo: Egberth Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Weihnachtszeit in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Schwibbogen Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Mettenschicht im Besucherbergwerk Zinnwald Photo: Egberth Kamprath, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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Enjoy the Christmas Atmosphere during Advent time in the Ore Mountains.

Advent and Christmas time in the Altenberg region

Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
In the Altenberg recreational area in the Ore Mountains, you can experience a very special Advent and Christmas season. The traditions are more alive here than ever. Numerous candle arches in the windows of the houses make our holiday region a fairytale Christmas land. When the smoker and nutcracker do their job, Christmas romance draws into people's hearts like nowhere else in the world.

Christmas markets, bathed in twinkling lights are creating a spectacle that is beyond splendid. The natives of our region practice Christmas rituals and traditions that have been lovingly preserved for generations. Let’s go on a fascinating journey together to discover what makes Christmas so special and unique in the Ore Mountains – often called the Home of Christmas.

An important part of Christmas time in the Ore Mountains as well are the mountain parades. These parades emhpasize the mining heritage.

No matter how hard you search, it just doesn’t get more Christmassy than in Ore Mountains.


Video: Landratsamt Erzgebirgskreis
Holzschnitzer bei seiner Arbeit
Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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