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 the region

The stories of the towns and communities in the active region of the Ore Mountains tell of mountain towns and forest villages to this day. A wide range of excursion destinations and natural experiences as well as picturesque landscapes and traditional handicraft shops can be found in the towns and invite visitors to experience the special charm of the unique region in the heart of the Ore Mountains.

in a nutshell:
Key facts at a glance

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  • approx. 200 km²

  • consisting of 6 communities & their districts

  • Counties: Mittelsachsen & Erzgebirgskreis

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  • approx. 360 km core hiking trail network

  • Quality long-distance hiking trail Kammweg Erzgebirge-Vogtland

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highest elevations:

  • Ahornberg/ Seiffen (823m)

  • Drachenkopf/ Rechenberg bee mill (805m)

  • Schwartenberg/ Neuhausen (787m)

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body of water:

  • fleaha

  • (Freiberger) Hollow

  • Rauschenbach dam

To go biking:

  • Block line (140 km)

  • Stoneman Miriquidi Road

  • Mulde bike path

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To ski:

  • Ski lifts in Seiffen & Holzhau

  • approx. ... trail network

  • Connection to the Czech trail network



Rechenberg bee mill

Luftaufnahme Dorfchemnitz mit Rittergut und Kirche


getting there

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