©

Eibenstock trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Eibenstock

Trip Planner Europe  /  Germany  /  Saxony  /  Eibenstock
Eibenstock is a town in the western Ore Mountains, in the Erzgebirgskreis, Saxony, Germany. It is situated near the river Mulde.GeographyEibenstock has the following constituent communities: Eibenstock, Blauenthal, Wolfsgrün, Neidhardtsthal, Wildenthal, Oberwildenthal, Carlsfeld, Blechhammer, Neues Wiesenhaus, Sosa, Stabhammer, Wilzschmühle and Weitersglashütte.HistoryOwing to its elevation of more than 600 m, Eibenstock would not have been one of the very first farming villages in the Ore Mountains, but rather a longstanding settlement in the form of a radial forest homestead village, founded at the earliest sometime in the thirteenth century in what later became the Barony of Schwarzenberg. About 1.5 km from the edge of town, not far from where the Steinbächel empties into the Große Bockau, a ringwall was unearthed.The first two documentary mentions as Ybenstok and Ibenstok both date from the year 1378. At that time, an Alte Seife (“Old Placer”) was named, hinting that the village’s development was also spurred by mining. Placer mines were being worked in the Eibenstock area even as late as the 19th century, although at the same time, iron ore and tin were also being mined from harder deposits. In 1560 Eibenstock became the official seat of a Bergamt ("mining office") and thereafter called itself freie Bergstadt ("free mining town").
Take stress off the schedule by using our Germany vacation route planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Eibenstock

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Eibenstock

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Recently planned trips to Saxony

15 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Germany BY A USER FROM MEXICO October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 14 days in Germany BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Dresden BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dresden BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Europe BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 3 days in Dresden BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Dresden & Wisla BY A USER FROM POLAND October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany BY A USER FROM IRAN October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Germany BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans