In addition to winter sports, the Ore mountains is also famous for its hand-carved Christmas ornaments and the traditional customs of Freiberg, 19.12.2012: If you like nature and hiking excursions in the German central uplands, who will love the Ore mountains. Even said to the Ore mountains, it is one of the most beautiful low mountain range landscapes in Europe. In addition, it forms a border between Germany and the Czech Republic, created by nature. The Fichtelberg is the highest mountain on the Saxon side 1215 metres above sea level. Keilberg, 1244 m is the highest peak of the Ore mountains on the Czech side.
Especially now in winter, when the forests under a white blanket of snow are hidden the ore will a very special experience,”says Christine Walcha, hotel manager of the old town hotels Freiberg. Many winter tourists are looking for an overnight stay in Freiberg and plan your day trips in the Eastern Ore mountains or the Middle Ore mountains from here. While you enjoy in Freiberg all kinds of culture and on the Traces of the miners on the search can go for silver, the Osterzgebirge offers a wonderful area for cross-country fans and winter sports. They find a well linked and super prepared trails. As the winter sports centers of the Eastern Ore mountains, such as Altenberg or Holzhau in the weddings often are overbooked, it is advisable to book for example a hotel in Freiberg and explore from there from the Erzgebirge.
From a hotel in Freiberg, it is also not far up in the neighboring Czech Republic. Especially the winter crossings make possible a combined ski walk through both countries. Overall, a network of cross-country ski runs over 500 km of interconnected expects the winter athletes. Christine Walcha Hotel Freiberg promises in good snow conditions you can ride the largest network in the entire Ore mountains region of the Eastern Ore mountains up to the Eastern Central Ore mountains on cross-country”, from the old town.