Discover the home of adventure! The holiday experience in a home from home. The Ore Mountains: experience the secrets of mining, the dazzle of Christmas, genuine craftsmanship and the power of steam railways. Discover the mountain region by (mountain) bike and on foot, on the ski slopes or cross-country trails, and through encounters with the locals. Warm, welcoming and a breath of fresh air; innovative and down-to-earth – welcome to the wonderful world of the Ore Mountains. A holiday in the Ore Mountains is a trip to the home of adventure.
This winter you can watch top athletes fight for the world championship titles twice over. From 28 February to 8 March 2020, the world's best young athletes from the disciplines of ski jumping, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined will meet in Germany's highest city.
The Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships will be held in Altenberg in Saxony in 2020! After 2008, the title fights of the world's best bobsleigh and skeleton athletes will once again take place on the demanding ENSO Ice Channel in the Ore Mountains. From 17 February to 1 March 2020, a total of six World Championship titles will be awarded: Two-man bob women, two-man bob men, skeleton men, skeleton women, four-man bob and skeleton team.
Since 06.07.2019 the European-wide unique cultural landscape Montanregion Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří is UNESCO world heritage.
Nowhere else do so many mining witnesses invite you to experience history. With 22 components and over 400 individual objects on the German and Czech sides, Saxony and the Czech Republic have jointly applied for the title.
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