What's New

The ERZAppAktiv is getting an update: introducing Experience the Erzgebirge.
The update comes with a brand-new layout and a host of new features including navigation, the skyline theme slider with informative content, new trips, an updated vector map and the option to scan GPX tracks. In addition, the updated app is packed with new content such as trip recommendations, special offers, events, restaurants, accommodation and much more.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Erzgebirge!

App Description

This app is the ideal companion for your trips in the Erzgebirge. It helps you plan unique trips independently or allows you to select recommended tours created by Tourismusverband Erzgebirge e.V.

Charming hiking trails, more than 800 years of mining traditions, world-famous Christmas customs, handicrafts and historic steam trains: Those who set out to explore the Erzgebirge region in southern Saxony will find a home from home here – all part of the Ore Mountains Experience. The Erzgebirge/Krušnohoří Mining Region is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is a testament to the region’s mining history and representative of many other mining communities and artefacts.

The Erzgebirge are a paradise for anyone who likes to combine relaxation with active adventures. More than 5,000 kilometres of well-developed footpaths guarantee amazing hiking experiences. Among them is the Erzgebirge-Vogtland Kammweg, which takes you along the mountain ridgeway and is ranked among Germany’s Top Trails.

Discover the highest peaks of the Erzgebirge, thrilling moments and spectacular views on the Stoneman Miriquidi, the only Roland Stauder mountain biking adventure in Germany. Covering 162 kilometres and climbing 4,400 metres and nine peaks across two countries, it promises inexhaustible adventure for mountain bikers!
The Stoneman Miriquidi Road is a superlative road biking experience: The route runs for 290 kilometres over the Erzgebirge ridge in Germany and the Oherský rift in Czechia, and has elevation gains of 4,900 metres.
The BLOCKLINE is a biking adventure for the whole family. Along its 140 kilometres, cyclists young and old can enjoy the sensation of boundless freedom combined with unforgettable experiences in the Eastern Erzgebirge.

Hilltops with guaranteed snow and vast expanses of forest make the Erzgebirge an ideal destination for active winter holidaymakers.

Special features:
- Individual trip planner
- Navigation
- Hiking trips
- Cycling tours
- Experience World Heritage
- Special offers
- Cross-country ski trails
- Ski resorts
- Sightseeing tips
- Accommodation including booking
- Restaurants
- Events
- GPX tracker
- Community (rate content, comment, share and bookmark)
- Weather forecasts

All the trips contain detailed information:
- Detailed description including distance, elevation gain, duration and difficulty plus images
- Route shown on the map, including elevation profile
- Restaurant recommendations
- Sightseeing tips
- Special offers including booking
- Accommodation including booking
- Event tips
- The Skyline theme slider
- GPX tracking (Stoneman Miriquidi MTB and ROAD, BLOCKLINE) – open and scan GPX tracks, navigation assistance during your trip

Apple Health:
When you record a cycling, hiking, walking or running track you are able to save work outs to Apple Health. Data from HealthKit will not be used for marketing or promotional purposes.

Please note:
Running the app in the background with GPS activated can considerably reduce your battery life.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • July 07, 2016 Initial release
  • October 28, 2020 New version 1.2
  • August 06, 2021 New version 2.0