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Excursion destinations in the surrounding area

Discover the charming landscape of the Erzgebirge on walks, extended hikes and bike rides or on horseback!
Schlosshotel Purschenstein is also an ideal starting point for day trips to some of Europe's most beautiful cities: Chemnitz, Dresden, Leipzig or Prague (CZ).

Whether organized bus trip or on your own - we are happy to help and advise you.


Schloss Purschenstein is around 60 km from Chemnitz. You can either take an organized day trip by bus to Chemnitz or drive your own vehicle from the hotel. If you opt for an organized bus trip to Chemnitz, you can take part in a city tour there. You will visit the most important sights of the city such as the Einsiedler Brauhaus, the New Town Hall, the Karl Marx Monument and much more.


Dresden is about 60 km from Schloss Purschenstein. You can take the bus to Dresden from the hotel on an organized day trip or drive your own vehicle. If you opt for an organized bus trip to Dresden, a guided city tour will take you to the most important sights of the city such as the unique Frauenkirche, the Residenzschloss, the Altmarkt and much more.


Leipzig is around 140 km away from Schloss Purschenstein and a trip there is sure to be a success. Sights like the Thomaskirche, the Mendelssohn House, the amusement park Belantis or the Leipzig Zoo with its Gondwanaland and much more will inspire you.


Schloss Purschenstein is around 120 km from Prague. On an organized tour you will visit the most important sights of the city such as the Orloj Astronomical Clock, the Jewish Cemetery, the National Museum and much more.

Seiffen and its famous Christmas market

In the immediate vicinity of the Schlosshotel Purschenstein lies the village of Seiffen, famous for its wooden toys. Every year a festive Christmas market takes place here, attracting people from all over the world.

Advent and Christmas is a very special time for the people in the Erzgebirge region. Centuries-old traditions, which were characterized by the unique Erzgebirge craftsmanship (smokers, Schwibbögen, pyramids, nutcracker ...) found here to a large extent their origin. But outside the Christmas season, the toy village Seiffen is worth a visit. Look over the shoulders of one of the many artisans who pass their filigree work from generation to generation, visit the Toy Museum or the summer toboggan run.