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From Leipzig: Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

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From Leipzig: Day-Trip to the Ore Mountains

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From US$ 643.71 per group up to 8

Discover the stunning UNESCO site of the Ore Mountains. Experience the worldwide uniqueness of the region in the cultural landscape, in arts and crafts or science and technology. You will also experience a day with remarkable people.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Let yourself be enchanted by the wood-art of the upper Erzgebirge
  • Visit the UNESCO world cultural heritage site of the Ore Mountains
  • Experience the charming mining town Annaberg-Bucholz
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The wealth of the Wettin princes and the baroque splendour of Dresden would hardly be imaginable without the lavish income from ore mining in the Ore Mountains. The art treasures and craftsmanship, the cultural landscape, the scientific institutions or even traditions and folk art of the Ore Mountains are unique in the world. Recently this has also been recognised by the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Committee. Experience a varied day in the upper Ore Mountains, leaving from your pickup point in Leipzig. Your destination for the day is the mining town of Annaberg-Buchholz. Named after the patron saint of the miners, St. Anna, the church of the same name dominates the townscape of the town with its 20,000 inhabitants. On the way there you have the possibility to visit a wood artist in his workshop or to enter a visitor mine. Enjoy the wonderful views of mountain peaks and wildly romantic river valleys.
  • Day trip in a 9-seater van
  • Certified guides
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Manual ore Christmas traditions
  • Main meals
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  • Wheelchair users

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  • Passport or ID card
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5 /5

based on 3 reviews

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We had a perfect day with our guide Pedro! Pedro picked us up at the train station in Leipzig on time and was able to entertain us throughout the tour with his knowledge of the region (Pedro comes from the Ore Mountains!). The highlights of the tour were lunch with a view of the entire Ore Mountains and a visit to the mine in Annaberg-Buchholz. We would book a tour with Pedro again at any time and can recommend it to everyone!

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November 1, 2021

The tour was super individual. It was discussed very flexibly what should be looked at & if the schedule had shifted slightly, a new solution was always found. The transfer was perfect and the food was also very tasty and varied.

August 16, 2020

We had an excellent friendly and very well-read guide. Detailed information about the country and its people

September 1, 2020

Product ID: 375861