A trip to the foothills of the Saxon Ore Mountains
If you want to enjoy a combination of nice mountain views, beautiful valleys and monuments in the form of castles and picturesque towns, a trip to the Zschopau valley is the right choice.
From Fichtelberg to the valley
The ideal starting point for this car trip is Boží Dar. From here, it is only a short walk to Saxony's highest mountain, Fichtelberg, where the river Zschopau springs. The road from the ridge of the Ore Mountains leads through the larger town of Annaberg-Buchholz finally to the valley of the river Zschopau
Article: Trip to Fichtelberg
Fichtelberg (1,215 m above sea level) is the highest mountain in the German part of the Ore Mountains. At one time it was even… continue reading
Castles in the Zschopau valley
Followed by a drive through the picturesque river valley with a visit to interesting castles such as Wolkenstein, Scharfenstein and finally the capital of the valley – Zschopau, also with the castle
Article: A tour of Wolkenstein
Wolkenstein is a small town with a famous castle situated on a high rocky promontory above the river Zschopau in the Saxon part… continue reading
Article: Tour of Scharfenstein Castle
In the valley of the river Zschopau on the German side of the Ore Mountains you will find a number of nice castles. One of them… continue reading
Article: Tour of Zschopau
Zschopau (Šopava) is a town located on the river of the same name. It is interesting for tourists mainly with its magnificent… continue reading
Visit to Chemnitz
From Zschopau it is only a short distance down the highway to Saxon Kamenice (Chemnitz), where you can spend a pleasant afternoon before returning to the starting point of the trip. In total, count on 140 kilometers
Article: Tour of Chemnitz
Chemnitz is the third largest city in Saxony. In the era of communism, her name was Karl Marx Stadt. Here you will find not only… continue reading
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Giga List: The most beautiful trips from Boží Dar
Boží Dar is one of the most popular places in the Ore Mountains. No wonder, but in its vicinity are the highest peaks of this… continue reading
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