Pöhla in the Ore Mountains

  He have been a district of the major district town Schwarzenberg since January 1st 2008.

Being situated in the valley of the river Pöhlwasser, 450 – 600 m above sealevel and being surrounded by woodlands that stretch until the Fichtelberg mountain, the surroundings offer good hiking and winter sports opportunities.

Major district town Schwarzenberg in the Ore Mountains

Schwarzenberg is a major district town in the Erzgebirge (Ore Mountains) county in Saxony. Having been established as a fortification in the 12th century to protect a trade route, the small mountain town evolved into the center of the same-named lordship. 

Until the end of the German Democratic Republic, the town became the most important production location for washing machines in Eastern Europe. Schwarzenberg became famous nationwide in 1987 due to Stefan Heym‘s novel of the same name, which played during the post-war time in the town, which was unoccupied for several weeks. Having about 19.000 inhabitants, 

Schwarzenberg is today a location for small and medium-sized businesses and is developing in the sector of tourism as the pearl of the Ore Mountains and as a member of the league of towns Silberberg.


Source: Wikipedia

Große Kreisstadt Annaberg - Buchholz

Spa town Oberwiesenthal

  Welcome to the highest town of Germany … residence, spa centre, skiing area, holiday destination and sports center at the same time. 

The Fichtelberg at 1215 metres and its Bohemian neighbour, the Klínovec at 1244 metres, are the highest peaks in the Ore Mountains. The holiday area has 8 ski lifts and the oldest aerial cableway in Germany.

District town Aue

  Being an economic, commercial, service and administative centre, the district town Aue offers its visitors and residences a wide variety of services. 

A vivid and appealing town -being situated at the confluence of the Mulde and the Schwarzwasser, this family and handicapped friendly town is worth more than one visit. 

Aue is part of the economic region of Chemnitz -Zwickau and looks ahead with ideas and innovations. The people of Aue are not for no reason proud of the diverse economic, cultural and sporting traditions

Football club Erzgebirge Aue e.V.

  “Schalke [FC Schalke 04] of the east“ … That‘s how their football team was titled by the public TV station ZDF in a report about the town Aue and their football team. For a reason, since the affinity of the town and the region with their traditional team is legendary.

Erlebnisland Erzgebirge

Here you can find a huge variety of restaurants, sights, leisure time activities and sports and activity offers. And all that in a cultural environment unique of Europe - the Ore Mountains.


State capital Dresden


Recommended: Frauenkirche, Grünes Gewölbe, Zwinger, Semperoper, großer Garten,

Gläserne Manufaktur and Brühlsche Terrassen.

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