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Zinnwald-Georgenfeld - State-approved recreational area

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  • Zinnwald im Winter
    / Zinnwald im Winter
    Photo: Marcel Reuter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Zinnwald
    Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Kirche Zinnwald im Winter
    Photo: Urlaubsregion Altenberg, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Die Kirche in Zinnwald
    Photo: Jana Kozlerova, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Am Sommerweg - Zinnwald
    Photo: Tourist-Info-Büro Mitarbeiter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Winter in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Zinnwald
    Photo: Jana Kozlerova, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
Zinnwald-Georgenfeld, at approx. 800-900 m above sea level, one of the highest places in the Ore Mountains. Discover and explore Zinnwald-Georgenfeld and its surroundings and experience the fascinating beauty by yourself.
In summer this area invites hikers, cyclists and bikers to fascinating tours on the ridge of the Eastern Ore Mountains. In winter, Zinnwald, with its snow-sure location, is ideal for skiing, tobogganing and snowball fights. Zinnwald is worth a visit at any time of the year, regardless of whether for an active holiday or a relaxing holiday.

 

For all nature-loving visitors, the Georgenfelder Hochmoor has opened its gates in the summer months and the extensive hiking trails invite you to hike through a fascinating landscape with a unique flora and fauna.

 

Various traditions have also remained alive in Zinnwald. This of course also includes the Ore Mountains Christmas tradition. The lovingly decorated houses with the typical candle arches in the windows, the hand-made pyramids in the villages, the Christmas markets in the region and the comfortably furnished guest rooms in the pubs and hotels, where the "Raachermannl naabelt" and its fragrance enchants young and old.Zinnwald, on the border with Bohemia, is the highest place in the Eastern Ore Mountains (780–880 m above sea level). Skiers will find a good connection to the regional network of trails here. Zinnwald is known internationally as the "cradle of biathlon". National and international competitions take place in the biathlon arena every year.Zinnwald-Georgenfeld is the highest easternmost winter sports area in the Ore Mountains and one of the most snow-sure places in the Saxon Ore Mountains.

Excursions can be made to the Georgenfelder Hochmoor or to the visitor mine.

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Updated: January 06, 2021

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50.736565, 13.762333
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50°44'11.6"N 13°45'44.4"E
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33U 412663 5621261
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