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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: February 08, 2022

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50.736565, 13.762333
50°44'11.6"N 13°45'44.4"E
33U 412663 5621261
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recommended route Difficulty moderate
Distance 43.9 km
Duration 12:35 h
Ascent 942 m
Descent 942 m

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Fair · Altenberg
Vogelschießen Zinnwald
Altenberg / Zinnwald-Georgenfed
8/13, 11:30 AM–10:00 PM
Event Organizer: Sportverein Zinnwald-Georgenfeld e. V. | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Guided Tour · Altenberg
Hike under the theme "Fog"
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
9/24, 10:00 AM–3:00 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg
Guided Tour · Altenberg
Kleine Nebelwanderung
Altenberg OT Zinnwald-Georgenfeld
10/30, 10:30 AM–2:30 PM
Pre-registration required
Event Organizer: Tourist-Information Altenberg | Source: Tourist-Information Altenberg

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Zinnwald-Georgenfeld - State-approved recreational area

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