Erzgebirge folk art is famous. The manufacture of candle arches, pyramids, smokers, nutcrackers and other wooden figures has a long tradition in the Ore Mountains. As early as the 16th century, miners used their free time to work the wood in the region. Many still do this today.
Neunerlei and Saxony's home-made food in the Ore Mountains What is a Neunerlei and what kinds of Saxon specialties from the Ore Mountains are there? We got to the bottom of this question between Seiffen, Annaberg-Buchholz and Oberwiesenthal (map). That's why we spent three days on a culinary journey of discovery through the Ore Mountains. The region in Saxony is ideal for this in the run-up to Christmas. [...]