Here you will find practical tips and further information for your stay.
is a small town in the Erzgebirge known for its historical landmarks and breathtaking nature. One of the most famous landmarks is the St. Laurentius Church, built in 1481. The new tower was erected in 1889 and offers a stunning view of the town and surrounding mountains. Another church worth visiting is the St. Michaelis Church in Hermannsdorf, built in 1611 and featuring an impressive pipe organ. In the upper part of Hermannsdorf, there are also many beautiful half-timbered houses to admire.
also has a Kursächsische Postdistanzsäule from 1729, which used to stand on the market square. Another interesting monument is the Barbara Uthmann Memorial, which commemorates a famous entrepreneur who lived in Elterlein
in the 16th century. The village church in Schwarzbach is also worth a visit, dating back to the 18th century and featuring beautiful interior decoration.
For nature lovers, Elterlein
offers two mountains to climb: Schatzenstein (763 m) and Gansberg (654 m). Nearby is also the Hermannsdorfer Wiesen nature reserve as well as the "Schwarze Teich," a popular destination for hiking and picnics.
If you visit Elterlein
, you should also attend some of the regular events. In June, there is the Dengelfest in Schwarzbach, while in September, the Kirchweihfest is celebrated in Elterlein
. During Advent, there is the Turmblasen from the tower of St. Laurentius Church as well as the Christmas market in Elterlein
For leisure activities, Elterlein
offers many opportunities for hiking, horseback riding, and bowling. If you're looking for something more adventurous, you can also go on a sled dog ride.
If you're looking for a hotel
, consider the Hotel Alt Annaberg
. This historic hotel
is located in the center of Annaberg-Buchholz on the edge of the Erzgebirge and offers unique rooms and suites. The Hotel Alt Annaberg
Garni is housed in a building from the early 16th century and has all the amenities you would expect from a modern hotel
offers a wealth of sights and activities for visitors of all ages. Whether you want to explore history or simply enjoy nature, this charming town has something to offer everyone.
*This text has been compiled and rewritten from various sources. Unfortunately, errors and mistakes cannot be completely ruled out. Please understand if there is an error or if a sight is a bit further away. For your travel planning, please also consider other sources. Of course, we will correct any errors immediately. Feel free to send us an email with your correction suggestions. We would be very grateful for that.