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    Wildpark Osterzgebirge Photo: Phillip Maethner, CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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    Besucherbergwerk Zinnwald Photo: CC BY-ND, Tourist-Information Altenberg
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Excursion destinations


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

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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.

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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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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.

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. 

Geisingberg

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. 

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.

Lookout tower Oberbärenburg

The 14 meter high Oberbärenburg lookout tower is easily accessible. The construction, which consists mainly of spruce wood, galvanized steel and stainless steel, offers guests an excellent view,  far beyond the foothills of the Eastern Ore Mountains,  at almost 750 meters above sea level.

Kohlhaukuppe

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.

Historical Collection Altenberg

Local history exhibition near the railway station in Altenberg.  Focusing on the end of the war in the Eastern Ore Mountains and the destruction of Altenberg. 

Tellkoppe

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

Altenberger Bimmelbahn - tourist mini train

A small green tourist train that drives through beautiful Altenberg at regular intervals and brings tourists closer to the most exciting sights. With the little train to the highest mountain in the Eastern Ore Mountains, the Kahleberg and to the Mückentürmchen (CZ).  May until October

Forstamt und Walderlebniszentrum Bärenfels

Arboretum und Naturlehrpfade im Naturschutzgebiet "Hofehübel" in Bärenfels.

Wüster Teich

Das einsame künstliche Gewässer südlich des Kahlebergs, auch Alter oder Schwarzer Teich genannt, speichert seit dem 16. Jahrhundert Wasser aus den Quelladern des Grossen Warmbaches und verstärkte früher beim Holzflößen die Wasserführung dieses Baches und der Wilden Weißeritz.

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