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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.

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    Excellent! 4.7/5
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        Apartment #777111
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                                                        Apartment #2360482
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                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                        Multiple rentals House #750350
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                                                                          Multiple rentals House #750350
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                                                                                                  very nice spot and not many people speak english but that is our problem we sho ...

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                                                                                                  very nice spot and not many people speak english but that is our problem we should savy more german
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 10-Jul-2013
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Jun 2013