Naturally nature

from 0 to 3.751 m

We are not in the Alps, but with the many meters in altitude you can also work up a sweat. This is the total height of the 4 table mountains around the Sehmatal, which invite you to hike and explore. The Erzgebirge was formed as the Pollenschollengebirge and the individual peaks protrude powerfully like panels. The view from them is fantastic. Gipfel ragen wie Tafeln noch einmal mächtig daraus hervor. Der Ausblick von ihnen ist fantastisch.

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The Scheibenberg 807 m NHN

The Scheibenberg is one of the associated objects of the World Heritage Montanregion Erzgebirge / Krušnohoří. Since we really cannot describe it better, we would like to quote the text from the World Heritage Montanregion Erzgebirge eV at this point: “Uncovered by the extraction of sand, gravel and basalt, the imposing basalt pillars of the Scheibenberg up to 30 meters high served as a reference object around 1800 in the famous science dispute (plutonist-neptunist dispute) about the formation of the earth. The dispute (...) also led to conclusions about the formation of deposits and thus had a direct influence on the development of geology as science on the one hand and on the development of mining in the Ore Mountains on the other. The Scheibenberg is one of the most important geological monuments in Germany today. ”(Quote, November 7th, 2019)

Who would have thought that! The basalt columns are also called organ pipes.

Pöhlberg 831 m NHN

The Pöhlberg mining landscape also belongs to the World Heritage of the Ore Mountains / Krušnohoří region, even as a main element. As with the Scheibenberg, we quote here the description of the World Heritage Montanregion Erzgebirge e. V .: “On the eastern side of the Pöhlberg, in the middle of a rural area, there is a mining area that has been occupied since the 15th century. Above all, the heaps of numerous small tunnels and the underground mines testify to the extensive mining on silver-containing copper ore. After the introduction of the Saiger process, silver was extracted from the copper ore mined here in the Saigerhütte Grünthal. (…) The underground mines from the 15th to the 18th centuries and the original remains of artifacts from the 18th century are unique for mining in the Ore Mountains. ”(Quote)

You can also ski and see the distance from the restaurant on the summit!

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The Bärenstein 898 m NHN ...

... is something like the local mountain of the Sehma Valley, even if it belongs to the place of the same name. There are many hiking trails at and around his feet. A fantastic view of the dam - maybe even with an unforgettable sunset - what more could your heart desire?


The Fichtelberg 1215 m NHN

Here on the highest mountain in Saxony, with the highest town in Germany, is also the largest ski area in Saxony, together with the Klinovec (Keilberg) located in the Czech Republic. Go up with the cable car and the chair lifts and down with the skis. The physical well-being is also taken care of here. In good weather you can even see the Monument to the Battle of the Nations up to Leipzig!


the forrest, the forrest

Half of the municipal area consists of forest. One already thinks at the word of rest and relaxation, of wonderful smell and mushrooms - go into the sponge, as the Erzgebirge says. The forest is our great treasure. It is one of the reasons why the community has become a resort. In snowy winters with heavy snow loads, the forest paths are blocked by the state enterprise Sachsenforst. You can see whether paths can be walked here on the outdooractive map or ask the tourist information.

We are part of the Erzgebirge / Vogtland Nature Park. Information and events from the nature park can be found here.

The Dörfel Nature Conservation Center provides first-hand information on flora and fauna. Events relating to our nature and nature conservation take place for all age groups. If you are interested, you will find more information here.

The raised bog on the Siebensäure

There is good news for everyone who stands in front of the closed moor path: the “Erzgebirge / Vogtland” nature park has the moor path repaired and then hands it over to the State Forest of Saxony in spring 2020. Then the bog can be safely visited by large and small explorers on the oak walkway.

Until then, we would like to urgently ask all curious people to refrain from careless visits, we assume no liability for visiting the construction site!

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