Make a self catering house or holiday rental in Auerbach, Saxony your home away from home
Auerbach is a town in the rural area of Vogtland close to the borders with Bavaria and the Czech Republic. During the 12th century the area was part of the Holy Roman Empire and consequently it has a rich and interesting history.
Things to Do in Auerbach, Saxony
Holiday rentals in Auerbach are ideal for both summer and winter holidays, In summer the area has many miles of hiking trails as well as opportunities for cycling, mountain biking, horse riding and other outdoor pursuits. Surrounded by hills it is the ideal place for nature lovers to explore the scenic surroundings. In winter the area is close to over 15 major ski resorts with excellent slopes just a short distance away. Skiing, snowboarding, cross country skiing, sledding and snow shoeing can all be enjoyed in this area. The Vogtland Express transports visitors around all the major ski resorts including stops at Klingenthal, Schöneck and Oberwiesenthal. The area has many festivals throughout the year including the Spring Festival Famer’s Market, the Old Market Mediaeval Fair in August and the popular Christmas markets.
Places to Visit Around Auerbach, Saxony
Known as the Three Towers City, Auerbach has many historic attractions for visitors to explore. One of the towers belongs to the 700 year old castle and the other two are on the churches of St Laurentius and Zum Heiligen Kreuz. Geology enthusiasts will enjoy a trip to the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains). The area is riddled with abandoned mines and tunnels. Visit the Erzgebirche Museum which has plenty of information about this historic region. Nearby is the Schlettau Palace, St Peter’s Cathedral and the natural basalt pillars in Scheibenberg. Another historic town worth visiting from your Auerbach holiday rental is Annaberg-Buchholz with its Gothic church filled with sculptures and artworks.
Weather in Auerbach, Saxony
Auerbach holiday rentals in Saxony have warm summers and cold winters with considerable snowfall. Temperatures during the summer reach an average 24°C (75°F) during the day and drop to around 15°C (59°F) after dark. From December to March daytimes highs are barely above freezing and lowest temperatures average -5°C (23°F). The area has rain throughout the year which falls as snow during the winter.
Travel to Auerbach, Saxony
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Auerbach is Dresden (DRS) Airport which has regular connecting flights with Munich and other major airports in Germany. The 146km journey to Auerbach takes about 90 minutes by car. Other alternatives are Stuttgart (STR) Airport and Munich (MUC) Airport. Auerbach is easy to reach by train and there is a railway station in the town.