Tips for excursions
Historical Show Weaving Mill Braunsdorf
In the romantic Zschopautal you will find the historical show weaving mill Braunsdorf, which was built at the beginning of the 19th century. Many of the production halls are still in very good condition today, so that you can experience the entire production process of a weaving mill from the past in a realistic way. You will also find numerous and unique exhibits from the textile production of that time.
Island climb 16
09557 Lowerwiesa/OT Braunsdorf
Distance to hotel approx. 10 km
April to October from Wednesday to Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
November to March from Wednesday to Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., as well as every second and fourth Sunday
Frohnauer Hammer & Museum
One of the most famous sights and testimonies of industrial culture is the Frohnauer Hammer in Annaberg. The museum, which was founded in 1910, is also one of Germany's oldest forging museums. In 1621, the former grain mill was converted into a hammer mill.
Today you can visit the factory and grounds to discover the historical hammer.
Sehmatalstraße 3,09456 Annaberg-Buchholz
Distance to hotel approx. 35 km
Daily from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on 25 December and 1 January
Visitor mine at Ehrenfriedersdorf tin mine
Explore the mine and learn all about the history of tin and silver ore mining in Gangerz. The mine was operated from the Middle Ages until the 20th century. During the guided tour through the mine you can truly experience how the miners worked at that time, the highlight being the ride on the underground railway.
Please note that you can only visit the mine in connection with a guided tour.
Am Sauberg 1,09427 Ehrenfriedersdorf
Distance from hotel approx. 30 km
Opening hours / times of the guided tours
Adventure tour (2.5h) Tuesday to Sunday at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Touristic guide (1.5h) every Saturday, Sunday and public holiday as well as during school holidays at 11:00 am, 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm
Cloth factory in Crimmitschau
Visit the cloth factory, which was a family business of the Pfau family for almost 100 years, and from 1972 onwards belonged to the full cloth factories of Crimmitschau and was only listed in 1990. During a guided tour of the factory, you can get to know every step of the production of wool fabrics.
Leipziger Straße 125,08451 Crimmitschau
Distance to hotel approx. 50 km
Opening hours / guided tours
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and public holiday at 2:00 p.m.