Your city break – Annaberg-Buchholz in 48 hours!

What could your perfect weekend in Annaberg-Buchholz look like? Read on how to create your inspiring city break…



2 p.m.

Welcome to Annaberg-Buchholz at the foot of the Pöhlberg mountain! Arrive and get settled in one of the cosy hotels or B&Bs in town.



3 p.m.

Stroll through the historic Old Town to get a first impression of Annaberg and stop by the tourist information for information on things to do and see.



3.30 p.m.

Right in the centre of Annaberg-Buchholz, the “Manufaktur der Träume” (Factory of Dreams) is a unique treasure chest and museum that encourages visitors to immerse themselves into the world of Ore Mountains folk art.

Simply a dream


5.30 p.m.

For a sweet treat, stop by the museum café “Schokoguschl” and enjoy a piece of chocolate cake or home-made chocolates.

Special moments



11 a.m.

Join an Old Town tour and hear what your guide has to say about this former mining town’s fascinating history, or follow in the footsteps of Barbara Uthmann, a 16th century businesswoman.

City tours


12 noon

Explore St. Annenkirche (St Anne’s Church), one of the most famous late Gothic hall churches in the whole of Germany and a beautiful example for how faith can come to life through architecture: The splendid interior impresses with its sheer size and many precious art treasures.



1.30 p.m.

In the 16th century, silver mining had turned Annaberg-Buchholz in one of the wealthiest towns in Saxony. Visit one of the local show mines to explore the town’s origins and see what the life of the miners used to be like.

Good luck!


3 p.m.

Next on the agenda is Germany’s oldest forge museum, called “Frohnauer Hammer”. It shows how silver was turned into coins and, amongst others, features a still functioning historic forge.

Rich in tradition


6 p.m.

At the end of an eventful day, sit back and relax in the "Eduard-von-Winterstein-Theater", or local “Filmpalast” cinema.

Going out!



10 a.m.

Start your Sunday with a leisurely walk around the Pöhlberg mountain. You’ll be rewarded with splendid views across the ridge of the Ore Mountains.

What a view!


12 noon

Before leaving Annaberg-Buchholz, don’t miss following in the footsteps of the famous German mathematician Adam Ries who lived and died in Annaberg-Buchholz. The “Adam-Ries-Museum” in his former home is full of unique exhibits such as three of Adam Ries’s arithmetic books.

Adam Ries




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Reckoner Adam Ries, the Germans taught in his school computer in Annaberg-Buchholz the arithmetic. The school is now a museum.
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Besucherbergwerk Markus Röhling Stolln
St. Mary's Church is the only miner´s church of Saxony.
St.Mary's Church Annaberg-Buchholz
Manufaktur der Träume – Collection Erika Pohl-Ströher
Interior view of St. Anne's Church in Annaberg-Buchholz, showing the baptismal font and the chandelier
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