Find the best place to stay — Oberwiesenthal

Where to stay around Oberwiesenthal?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 133 holiday lettings near Oberwiesenthal. From 99 apartments to 30 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Oberwiesenthal is on HomeAway.

Can I rent apartments in Oberwiesenthal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 99 apartments in Oberwiesenthal. Our other popular types of Oberwiesenthal holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 30 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Oberwiesenthal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Oberwiesenthal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment, ski chalet or holiday rental in Oberweisenthal, Saxony your home away from home

    Oberweisenthal is a moderately sized town and ski resort in the Ore Mountains of Saxony. It is situated in the Erzebirge Mountains on the border with the Czech Republic. Its main claim to fame is that at 914 metres (2999 feet) above sea level, it is the highest town in Germany.

    Things to Do in Oberweisenthal, Saxony

    Take the cable car to the top of Fichtelberg and enjoy the well groomed slopes of the biggest ski resort in Eastern Europe. Alpine skiing, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, snowboarding and a host of other winter sports can all be enjoyed from your Oberweisenthal holiday rentals. The area is served by 7 ski lifts to the peak of the 303 metre vertical descent. It has 14 pistes and 99 acres of ski terrain with something for all levels of experience, from beginner to advanced skier. The town also has 50km of cross-country ski trails which are popular with hikers and mountain bikers in the summer months. The town has a ski museum and hosts an annual ski carnival.

    Places to Visit Around Oberweisenthal, Saxony

    Nearby Chemnitz also has excellent ski runs and is known as the Land of Christmas. It hosts many Christmas markets during the winter. In the summer there is a large animal park and several nature reserves around Chemnitz. The Erzgebirge/Vogtland Nature Park is one of the best for families to visit. Just over the mountains is Poland which can also be visited from your Oberweisenthal holiday rental. Pohlberg is an imposing mountain created from an ancient lava flow. You can still see the “butter barrel” formations up the mountain sides. The area has many old tin and silver mines and several of them are open for tours.

    Weather in Oberweisenthal, Saxony

    Saxony holiday rental homes enjoy sunny summers with some showers and average temperatures reaching 23°C (73°F) in July and August. During the summer the area has an average 7 hours of sunshine per day which drops to 2 hours on average during the winter months. Winters are very cold with daytime highs averaging 2°C (36°F) in January and the freezing overnight temperatures produce snow for up to 6 months. The area is affectionately nicknamed “Saxon Siberia”.

    Travel to Oberweisenthal, Saxony

    The nearest airport serving holiday rentals in Oberweisenthal is Dresden (DRS) International Airport which is about 140 km drive away. There are many airlines serving this airport including budget airline BMI from London Heathrow. Daily flights are available from most major cities in Europe. A car is recommended for exploring this area during the summer and to make the most of this scenic region.

    Attractions in and around Oberwiesenthal

    First time in Oberwiesenthal and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Bozi Dar Museum and Information Centre, Museum of Air Battle over the Ore Mountains or Adam Ries Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Fichtelberg. Winter enthusiasts will find Fichtelberg - Oberwiesenthal Ski Resort and Fichtelberg Cable Car in the city. Why not also take in more of the area with visits to Oberwiesenthal Summer Toboggan Track, Klinovec Ski Center or Neklid Ski Area?