Tourismusverband Erzgebirge e.V.
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09456 Annaberg-Buchholz

World Championships in the Ore Mountains

Junior World Ski Championships in Oberwiesenthal & World Bobsleigh and Skeleton Championships in Altenberg

The world's best up‑and‑coming young skiers are gathering from 28 February to 8 March 2020 for the Nordic Junior World Ski Championships in Oberwiesenthal, Germany's highest town.

The young athletes will compete in the Nordic disciplines of ski jumping, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined.

The Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Championships in Altenberg are set to run from 17 February to 1 March 2020, and will see top competitors from all over the world battling for the title in the Erzgebirge for the first time since 2008.

Six World Championship titles are up for grabs: two-woman bob, two-man bob, men's skeleton, women's skeleton, four-person bob and the skeleton team event.


BMW IBSF Bob & Skeleton Worldchampionships 2020 Altenberg 17/02-01/03/2020

Experience the World Championship
from just €188 for 2 Nights
The world's best up‑and‑coming young talent is gathering in Germany's highest town from 28 February to 8 March 2020 to compete in ski jumping, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined. Experience the thrilling atmosphere at first hand and take advantage of the location to enjoy a weekend's skiing in the highest town in Germany - Kurort Oberwiesenthal. Your tickets are also valid on the VMS public transport system (Central Saxony Transport Association) - a sustainable way to enjoy winter sports.
  • 2 nights incl. breakfast

  • Tickets for the competitions from Friday - Sunday (valid as public transport tickets on competition days)

  • 2-day ski pass for the Fichtelberg-Keilberg InterSki region





    Stoneman on Snow 2020
    from 317€
    Apply now! And be part of the three-day ski tour adventure on the legendary Stoneman Miriquidi mountain bike trail!

    Together with our guide you and a maximum of 9 other participants will go out into the lonely winter nature of the adventure home Erzgebirge!
    Become part of the small team of explorers and embark on your personal winter adventure.
    Away from civilization, you'll be the first to trace the snow!

    The tailor-made equipment is provided free of charge by our partner FISCHER!

    Services Stoneman on Snow:

    • Guided 3-day tour with guide
    • Stoneman starter pack:
    • Stoneman Snow Trophy Complete or Trophy Stone (please select the desired package when registering)
    • Tours off the beaten track with an experienced guide, including extensive briefing and tour introduction the evening before
    • max. 11 participants (min. 6)
    • Hot drinks, soft drinks and snacks during the tour
    • Transfers from the meeting point to the starting points and back on the tour days
    • 3-course menu on the final evening
    • Finisher ceremony with trophy handover
    • Material included: FISCHER touring skis, poles and shoes (Please indicate height, weight and shoe size when registering)
    • Starting point: Landhotel Rittersgrün
    Please indicate height, weight and shoe size when registering!
    Winter fun for the world championship
    from 270€ for 5 Nights
    Join in the excitement and be up close and personal! To the Bob and Skeleton World Championships in Altenberg from February 17th to March 1st, 2020, enjoy your stay at the Hotel "Lugsteinhof".
    •   over 60 km of cross-country ski runs with various degrees of difficulty
    •   Cross-country skiing directly from the hotel!
    •   well developed downhill slopes with corresponding lift stations, only 4 km from the hotel
    •   Toboggan slopes for the whole family in Altenberg, Geising, Rehefeld, Schellerhau
    •   Ice skating, ice hockey, curling, curling in Geising
    •   Horse-drawn sleigh rides through the winter forest bookable at the hotel
    •   Ski and sledge rental at the hotel and in the surrounding area
    •   Experience competitions on the Altenberg racing sledge and bobsleigh track and in the biathlon stadium!

    Or be active yourself: we arrange guest bobsleigh rides, biathlon taster courses, ski shuttle, ski and snowboard courses.

    Phone: 035056 – 3650

    Information about the World Championships

    Booklet for the Junior Ski World Championships 2020 in Oberwiesenthal

    In this booklet you will find all important information about the Junior Ski World Championships 2020 in Oberwiesenthal.

    The following contents are included in the booklet:

    •     Summit - Fichtelberg (short description)
    •     Sports facilities in Oberwiesenthal (general plan)
    •     Arrival and accommodation
    •     Tips for excursions in Oberwiesenthal
    •     Tips for excursions in the World Heritage Region Erzgebirge
    •     Competition schedule
    •     Tickets
    Download booklet as PDF


    Accommodation for World Championships

    Age of the children
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    Hotel Am Fichtelberg

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    Appartementhaus "Am Fichtelberg"

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