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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.

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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