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Zinnwald-Georgenfeld - State-approved recreational area

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  • Zinnwald im Winter
    / Zinnwald im Winter
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  • / Zinnwald
    Photo: Egbert Kamprath, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Kirche Zinnwald im Winter
    Photo: Tourist-Information Mitarbeiter, CC BY-SA, Tourist-Information Altenberg
  • / Die Kirche in Zinnwald
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  • / Am Sommerweg - Zinnwald
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  • / Winter in der Urlaubsregion Altenberg - Zinnwald
    Photo: Tourist-Information Mitarbeiter, 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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Update: 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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recommended route Difficulty easy closed
Distance 0.3 km
Duration 0:11 h
Ascent 23 m
Descent 1 m

Z7 - Loipenzubringer 7 Besucherbergwerk Zinnwald -  Langer Gassenweg

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy open
Distance 9 km
Duration 2:25 h
Ascent 143 m
Descent 143 m

Diese erlebnisreiche Rundtour führt Sie auf den Kahleberg, zum malerischen Wüsten Teich und zuletzt zum Großen Lugstein und Kleinen Lugstein.  

from Tourist- Information Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty difficult
Distance 15.1 km
Duration 4:10 h
Ascent 398 m
Descent 397 m

Diese Rundwanderung führt uns zu vier Gipfeln der "14 Achttausender im Osterzgebirge" ab Zinnwald, entlang der deutsch-tschechischen Grenze nach ...

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

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

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty easy closed
Distance 0.3 km
Duration 0:03 h
Ascent 0 m
Descent 6 m

V6 - Loipenverbinder 6 Grenzüberschreitend D / CZ

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Cross-country skiing · Altenberg
Trail for skiing and winter hiking Zinnwald (S5)
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 3.9 km
Duration 0:36 h
Ascent 10 m
Descent 135 m

This trail for skiing and winter hiking  takes you to the Kohlhaukuppe.

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 5.7 km
Duration 1:33 h
Ascent 98 m
Descent 97 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 Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg
Winter hiking · Altenberg
Winter hike in the Scharspitze area
recommended route Difficulty moderate closed
Distance 6.6 km
Duration 1:46 h
Ascent 105 m
Descent 105 m

Winter hike around the Scharspitze. Fairytale snow-covered forests, clear winter air, a wide view of the mountains - the magic of the cold season ...

from Urlaubsregion Altenberg,   Tourist-Information Altenberg

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