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Ore Mountains

‘Christmas land’, winter-sports region and World Heritage Site

The Ore Mountains are difficult to pigeonhole. The locals are just as enterprising, constantly managing to reinvent themselves. And to almost seamlessly fuse the Ore Mountains Christmas traditions, mining history and handicrafts with young startups, smart business ideas, state-of-the-art industrial estates and confident marketing. Plus there’s the listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Very few positions are left vacant, and tourist numbers are growing by the year. The Ore Mountains are booming. Find out why here.

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Did you know?There is a network of hiking trails spanning more than 5,000 km here.
Did you know?Most craft and trade businesses in Saxony come from the Ore Mountains.
Did you know?Johanngeorgenstadt is home to the world’s largest free-standing candle arch.