Schwarzenberg Tourism, Germany

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Schwarzenberg is a town in the district of Erzgebirgskreis in Saxony’s Ore Mountains, near the German–Czech border. The town lies roughly 15 km southeast of Aue, and 35 km southwest of Chemnitz. Founded in the 12th century to protect a trade road, the small mountain town became the centre of a territory known as Herrschaft Schwarzenberg and later Amt Schwarzenberg. During the division of Germany, Schwarzenberg was part of East Germany and became the greatest producer of washing machines in Eastern Europe. Schwarzenberg became more widely known in 1987, when Stefan Heym coined the term Free Republic of Schwarzenberg for a small gap between the Soviet and American occupation zones in May/June 1945.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Schwarzenberg in Germany is an ideal destination for a vacation! The nearest major city to Schwarzenberg is Dresden. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Dresden for its bountiful attractions like Leipzig Zoo, St. Thomas Church, St. Nicholas Church on your trip to Schwarzenberg. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Dresden Airport. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Schwarzenberg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Schwarzenberg

    Know the pollution level of Schwarzenberg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Schwarzenberg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Schwarzenberg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Schwarzenberg.

    • Burglary and Theft 37.5 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 87.5 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Schwarzenberg - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 77.34 (High)
    • Climate Index 68.99 (High)
    • Pollution Index 30.69 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 10 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 50.32 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.71 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 70.27 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Schwarzenberg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Schwarzenberg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.28 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 80.12 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 79.52 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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