A holiday rental home in Vogtland/Western Saxony will put you close to many of the area’s most popular activities and attractions. You will feel like you are in your second home, and may never want to leave!
Visitors who enjoy activities in the out of doors will find plenty of options whilst on holiday to Vogtland/Western Saxony. The river allows for swimming, fishing, boating and canoeing. There are forests that are perfect for hiking and cycling. During the winter both cross-country and downhill skiing is available. Ice skating, snowshoe trekking and other snow related activities are also on offer. One of the most modern jump facilities in the area is located nearby, so you can watch some of the best ski jumpers practicing their sport. Make a stop to a local brewery to see how beer is made.
Many interesting attractions can be found near Vogtland/Western Saxony. Some recall a dark time in the country’s history. One such site is Flossenbürg Concentration Camp. You can visit this former camp where thousands of victims of the Nazi’s met their death. This is not the typical fun attraction you may think about whilst on holiday, but many who visit say that it was by far the most memorable part of their holiday. On a lighter note, a few amusement parks are located nearby where every member of the family can enjoy rides, games and other fun. If you want to take a day trip, the city of Berlin is just 240 km away. Berlin is home to countless attractions including a large forest and “museum island”, a spot in the centre of the city that is home to some of the country’s most well-known museums.
Very cold winters and warm, sunny summers are what you can expect whilst on holiday to Vogtland/Western Saxony. During the winter the average lows are between -15° and -3° C and average highs are 6° to 12° C. During the spring the average lows are -1° to 3° C and the highs are 22° to 26° C. During the summer the average lows are 3° to 5° C and the average highs are 29° to 31° C. There is between 30 and 66 mm of precipitation each month. The most occurs during the summer. Much of what falls during the winter months is snow rather than rain.
The closest airport to Vogtland/Western Saxony is Hof Airport (HOQ), located 39 km away. It is recommended that you have a car for use during your stay.