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  • Schloss Lauenstein im Winter
    Schloss Lauenstein im Winter Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Besucherbergwerk Zinnwald
    Besucherbergwerk Zinnwald Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Wildpark Osterzgebirge
    Wildpark Osterzgebirge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Schloss Lauenstein Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • Erlebnisberg Altenberg Luftaufnahme Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg

There is something for everyone!

Excursion destinations

Die schönsten Ausflugsziele im Osterzgebirge entdecken. So vielfältig ist die Urlaubsregion Altenberg.

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.

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.

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. 

Altenberg ski and toboggan arena - Adventure Mountain

Welcome to the Altenberg ski and toboggan arena. However you like to get down, we are here for You. 


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


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 Geisingberg lies between the mining town of Altenberg and the village of Geising. It is basalt hill, 824 m above the sea level.  There are many routes leading to the top, the easiest goes from Altenberg.  Look out tower and small mountain hut with refreshment possibilty await you on the top. 

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 ...


One of our three local mountains in the Altenberg holiday region. Also known as the Knoblauchkuppe. Height: 786 m

Schellerhau Botanical Garden

Immerse yourself in an extraordinary green oasis - the Schellerhau Botanical Garden.

Georgenfelder Bog-Moor

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


Ein angenehmer Spaziergang führt direkt vom Kurort Oberbärenburg zur Tellkoppe (757 m ü. M). Oben angekommen wird man von einem schönen Ausblick belohnt.

Forstamt und Walderlebniszentrum Bärenfels

Arboretum und Naturlehrpfade im Naturschutzgebiet "Hofehübel" in Bärenfels.


A summit of the "14 eight-thousanders in the Eastern Ore Mountains Tour" - the Himalayas in the Eastern Ore Mountains! Height: 807 m You can rest in a small hut and in summer the surrounding meadows are perfect for taking a longer break. 

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