They still exist, the quiet and relaxing places. A particularly quiet gem in a positive sense can be found about 5 km north-west of Altenberg - the state-approved recreational resort of Oberbärenburg. At an altitude of 750 m, nestled on the slope, Oberbärenburg presents itself all year round as a relaxing place with very few traffic.
Oberbärenburg, state-approved recreational
resortSurrounded by extensive forests, the family houses, beautiful villas, guest houses and hotels create a special flair. The properties are lovingly cared-for, in combination with the generous nature open spaces, create an attractive and pleasantly balanced townscape. The lack of traffic had happily preserved the tranquility of the town, which has around 220 inhabitants, to this day.
Worth visit all year round
Oberbärenburg is appealing in every season and has lots to offer throughout the year. The pure, clear air is very beneficial to health together with stimulating and mild mountain climate. On a clear day, the wonderful view extends to the Elbe Valley, Dresden and Saxony Switzerland.
Wonderful and well signposted hiking trails with occasional rest areas, cross-country ski trails, ski lift, ski rental, toboggan slope, bowling alley, tennis court, forest play and sports field with tennis facilities and park with observation tower invite you to linger. Don´t forget to visit the well known Oberbärenburg chapel. For families with children, the place offers almost ideal conditions to spend a varied vacation, close to the nature.
Cozy holiday apartments, guest houses, hotels with swimming pools and saunas as well as restaurants or café offer the opportunity to get to know the hospitality of the East Ore Mountains.
If you are a guest in Oberbärenburg, you should definitely go hiking. A multitude of romantic paths stretch around this place, they are also ideal for the Nordic walking or a mountain bike tour. There is a lot to discover in the immediate vicinity: colorful meadows, refreshing mountain streams, green slopes and extensive forests will make your stay a real pleasure.
Vacation in Oberbärenburg is restful and regenerating, it represent a break point from the routine. You can discoverer the rich flora and fauna, discover great viewing opportunities, whether as a cyclist, hiker or skier - Oberbärenburg is worth visit and enjoy ... in peace of mind.