Kurort Oberwiesenthal

Kurort Oberwiesenthal

Spa town Kurort Oberwiesenthal is situated in Saxony, in the eastern part of Germany. Spa town Kurort Oberwiesenthal is 140 kilometres far from Dresden, the capitol of Saxony. At the present time spa town has a population of over 2,400 citizens.

Spa description

Idyllic spa town Kurort Oberwiesenthal offers unlimited pleasure from recreation for the whole family not only in winter. During the summer you can enjoy an atmosphere and beauty of the German highest town and a region of Fichtelberg. Kurort Oberwiesenthal is situated at the altitude of 914 meters above the sea level. Kurort Oberwiesenthal is only four kilometres far from the Czech border.

Short history

The history of Kurort Oberwiesenthal starts in 1455, when there was a mining settlement. Since 1527 it has the status of the town. In 1936 it was given the status of spa town.

Places of interest

The surroundings Kurort Oberwiesenthal are beautiful. This part of Saxony is suitable mainly for people who like hiking. In the beautiful environment of the mountains there are more than 165 kilometres of hiking trails. In the beautiful countryside there are waiting for you calm places and fresh green mountain meadows.

Not only walkers, but also bikers will be excited. In the surroundings you can find a lot of good cycling paths.

The highest-altitude German spa town offers brilliant sport centres, observation tower and interesting museums. Besides ordinary shops you can find there several specialised stores with traditional wooden-carved goods. If you are interested in clog shoes, you can visit a company which produces it in the traditional way. All the information about craft workshop you can get at information centre which is situated on the Oberwiesenthal square.

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