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Zinnwald-Georgenfeld - State-approved recreational area

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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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Update: January 11, 2023

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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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recommended route Difficulty easy
Distance 9.1 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 150 m
Descent 150 m

Diese Tour führt Sie über den Kahleberg rund um die Biathlon Sparkassen-Arena im Hofmannsloch  

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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 15.2 km
Duration 4:15 h
Ascent 386 m
Descent 386 m

Diese Rundwanderung führt Sie zu vier Gipfeln der "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge", entlang der deutsch-tschechischen Grenze.

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Cross-country skiing · Altenberg
Z6 - Loipenzubringer 6 - Zinnwald/Scharspitze
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 0.5 km
Duration 0:08 h
Ascent 12 m
Descent 11 m

Z6 - Loipenzubringer 6 Ortseingang Zinnwald - Kreuzung Neue Straße/Langer Gassenweg 

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Cross-country skiing · Altenberg
Cross-country ski path Zinnwald (S5)
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 0:35 h
Ascent 5 m
Descent 128 m

This cross-country ski path  takes you to the Kohlhaukuppe.

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recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:25 h
Ascent 107 m
Descent 98 m

The L5 is a circular trail around two of the well-known peaks, the  Scharspitze and the Biwakkuppe. This tour is medium difficult. 

from Tourist-Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate Open
Distance 9.4 km
Duration 2:20 h
Ascent 183 m
Descent 192 m

The L1 across the Kahleberg area. It is a 9 km long circular trail with refreshments possibilities and a great view from the Kahleberg.

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Cross-country skiing · Altenberg
V3 - Loipenverbinder 3 - Sonnenhof
recommended route Difficulty easy Open
Distance 0.4 km
Duration 0:05 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 28 m

V3 - Loipenverbinder 3 Sonnenhof

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recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 5.4 km
Duration 1:25 h
Ascent 96 m
Descent 96 m

The circular trail L4 is located away from the main tourist attractions and invites you to "undisturbed" skiing.

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Fair · Altenberg
Zinnwalder Murmeltierfest
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
2/3, 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
Event Organizer: Wetterverein Zinnwald-Geoergenfeld | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
2/15, 10:00 AM–1:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Erzgebirgszweigverein Geising e.V. | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Guided Tour · Altenberg
Hike under the theme of "Weather"
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
5/21, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Guided Tour · Altenberg
Sommerliche Wetterwanderung
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
8/12, 10:00 AM–2:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Guided Tour · Altenberg
Hike under the theme "Fog"
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
9/17, 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg

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