Ore Mountains: A Winter Photo Guide to Oberwiesenthal, Germany’s Highest Town

Ore Mountains: A Winter Photo Guide to Oberwiesenthal, Germany’s Highest Town

Skiing in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Cross Country Skiing in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Cross Country Skiing in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Cross Country Skiing in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Cross Country Skiing in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Snowboard Fun Park in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.
Snowboard Fun Park in Oberwiesenthal, Erzgebirge, Germany.

At 914 meters above sea level the town of Oberwiesenthal boats the title of Germany’s highest town and with that comes great skiing and views of rolling hills for miles around.

The area of Oberwiesenthal is a downhill and cross country skiing mecca of eastern Germany, and has been for decades. The region offers kilometers of cross-country runs as well as world class alpine and a brand new Snowpark Oberwiesenthal for the adventurous types.

Oberwiesenthal is also an Olympic Training area of Germany and had produced some amazing athletes including Jens Weißflog and Ulrich Wehling. There is also a training school for alpine sport initiatives in the town developing young athletes into professionals.

Oberwiesenthal in general offers an array of fun and family friendly winter activities including downhill skiing, equipment rentals, cross country skiing, biathlon, horse drawn sleigh tours, sledding, or ice tubing!!

It’s a winter wonderland and especially magical over Christmas and the New Year.

Learn more about Oberwiesenthal by visiting their website and or tourist information centre:
Karlsbader Straße 3, Oberwiesenthal, Sachsen, Germany

 

Travel photos shared by Greg for Travel Dudes.