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Citizen Office / Tourist Information
Altmarkt 209405 Zschopau

Phone: +49 (0)3725 2870

Fax: +49 (0)3725 287222


opening times:


09.00 - 3.00 pm


09.00 - 6.00 pm


09.00 - 2.00 pm
(city offices closed)


09.00 - 5.00 pm


09.00 - 2.00 pm


09.00 - 11.00 am
(the registration office open by appointment)

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, the Community Office between 12.00 - 1.00 pm clock are closed.

City Tours & Guided Tours

City Tours 2013 - Thousand Steps through Zschopau's Town Centre

The guided city tours take place on the following dates: 


Date Time
17.01.2013 10 am
14.02.2013 10 am
14.03.2013 10 am
18.04.2013 10 am
23.05.2013 15 pm (includes the visit of St. Matrin's Church)
13.06.2013 15 pm (includes the visit of St. Matrin's Church
18.07.2013 15 pm (includes the visit of St. Matrin's Church
15.08.2013 15 pm (includes the visit of St. Matrin's Church
19.09.2013 15 pm (includes the visit of St. Matrin's Church
24.10.2013 10 am
21.11.2013 10 am
19.12.2013 10 am


The meeting point for the city tour is at the museum's ticket office at Wildeck Castle.
Fee: 2,00 EUR.





Zschopau in Bildern

Meine Stadt Zschopau
Zeigt der Welt Zschopaus Schokoladenseiten! Ein Imagefilm ohne Worte, mit vielen Schnitten und einer fulminaten Musik. Bodemerkanzel, Sehenswürdigkeiten und kleinstädter Herzlichkeit -- alles findet Platz in diesem in diesem filmischen Kurzporträt Zschopaus.

Produziert von Schülern der Stadt Zschopau im Rahmen des Filmprojektes

Für diesen Film begleiteten die Schüler Zschopau im Verlauf des Projektes mit der Kamera. Aus den vielen hunderten entstandener Clips, fanden ca. 90 Verwendung. Die Filmmusik wurde unter der künstlerischen Leitung von Silke Schreiter (Amadeus Pop Orchester) im Studio eingespielt.

Points of Interest near Zschopau

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Points of Interest near Zschopau



In the village of Börnichen, located between the valleys of the rivers Zschopau and Flöha and next to the hiking area „Bornwald“, the Schwarzmühle (lit. Black Mill) attracts curious and interested visitors. You will be able to meet the owner, Mr Martin who is capable of the rare handwork of engraving forms. Just like as in ancient times, you can observe how, for example, decorative moulds are made in order to give butter blocks a new decorative shape.


Scharfenstein Castle – distance: about 16 km

The fortress is equally beautiful and romantic, full of adventures and attractions. The one of a kind museum “Longing for Light” (German: Sehnsucht nach dem Licht) attracts its visitors with an outstanding selection of local handmade toys and popular arts which will be enjoyed by the whole family.


Observatory and Planetary Drebach – distance: about 10 km

Augustusburg Castle – distance: about 11 km

Not far away from Zschopau, the renaissance castle Augustusburg is very popular for day trips. Besides its interesting museums, such as the motorcycle museum, a hunting, animal and bird exhibition as well as a falcon yard, a rich variety of events takes place in and around the castle. The collection of horse drawn coaches includes luxury and travelling vehicles of the Court of Dresden from the 18th and 19th century.


Wolkenstein Castle – distance: about 12 km

Natural Theatre Greifensteine – distance: about 18 km

Klaffenbach Castle – distance: about 19 km

Mountain Town Annaberg – distance: about 27 km

Including the Church of St. Anne, the Adam-Ries-Museum and the Frohnauer Hammer (visitors’ mine).

Spielzeugdorf (lit. Toy Village) Spa Town Seiffen – distance: about 42 km


Fichtelberg & Spa Town Oberwiesenthal – distance: about 47 km


State Capital Dresden – distance: about 90 km

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