Discover the beautiful landscape of the Ore Mountains with a short walk, long hiking trips, by bicycle or on the back of a horse. From castle Purschenstein, you can go on an organised excursion or explore the area on your own.
Our organised city trips are very popular: e.g. a bus trip to Prague, Chemnitz, the Firenze of the Elbe river 'Dresden' or to the city of Bach and Goethe 'Leipzig'. We love to give advice for your activities at our place.
Chemnitz is 60 km away from Purschenstein. On our organised day trip by bus you have the possibility to join a guided city tour, where you will visit the Einsiedler Brewery, the Neue Rathaus, and the museum of Karl Marx.
Dresden is 60 km away of Purschenstein. On an organised day trip you will see the famous Frauenkirche, the Zwinger and the Altmarkt (old market).
Leipzig is 140 km away from Purschenstein. On an organised day trip you will see the Thomaskirche (the church, where J. S. Bach worked), the house of Mendelssohn and the adventure park Belantis.
Prague is 120 km away from Purschenstein. On an organised day trip you will see the most important place of interest, such as the clock of the Prague Municipality, the Jewish cemetery, and the national museum.
Very close to Purschenstein lies the quaint village Seiffen, which is famous for its special toys and crafts made of wood. Every year at Christmas time people from all over the world come here to experience the real German Christmas feeling. All the houses are beautifully decorated with wooden crafts and the Christimas market is well-known and popular. Join this special Christmas experience and enjoy a luxury accommodation at Castle Purschenstein for your stay.
In Germany, Christmas time starts four weeks before Christmas Eve. It is a very special time for the people of the Ore Mountains. Over centuries, the unique Ore Mountains wooden crafts were developed and the tradition is still carried on There was a big wooden toy-industry In Seiffen, that´s why it’s called: village of toys. Visit the museum of toys; it is interesting for kids and adults alike. Or visit one of the craftsmen and watch how they create these delicate crafts. Enjoy the most beautiful time of the year at the cozy Castle Purschenstein.