Oberhof – the destination for active travelers

The Oberhof holiday region is located in the heart of the picturesque Thuringian Forest, and thus in the heart of Germany itself. With an incredible infrastructure among hotels, inns, vacation homes, and restaurants, it provides the best conditions for a relaxing vacation. Located directly along the Rennsteig, Oberhof is not only a paradise for all hikers, mountain bikers, and Nordic walkers, but also a domicile for winter athletes. From cross-country and alpine skiers, bob runners, and snow hikers, they can indulge in their hobbies to their heart's content in Oberhof. Indeed, anyone who wants to see athletes perform at their very best makes the right choice by coming to Oberhof: as the host of biathlon world cups, international luging championships, and the Bike Park Bash, this region on the Rennsteig is a Mecca for all sports enthusiasts. In addition to all of these opportunities to get active, Oberhof is also ideal for travellers who simply want to leave their cares behind and enjoy nature on their well-earned vacation.

Oberhof – a multi-faceted region

With more than 3,500 beds, Oberhof is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Thuringia. Every year, the 1,600 residents welcome thousands of travelers from all around the world. This destination, rich in tradition, is located 825 metres above MSL and is very close to the Rennsteig. Many travellers frequently return to Oberhof and appreciate the region for its rich variety. There is something for every generation here, which is why many families – grandparents, parents and children – come to spend a fun time together. What does a vacation in Oberhof offer? Like hardly any other holiday region, Oberhof has a combination of picturesque nature, an ideal tourism infrastructure, and an unbelievably diverse range of athletic facilities.

Experience winter in all its splendour

Winter sports enthusiasts who always like to fulfil their dream of trying something completely new can expect just that in Oberhof. With its 800m slope, the Fallbachhang invites visitors to ski and sled. The slope is also an experience at night: in season, the Fallbach lift also brings visitors to the Fallbachhang to ski under floodlight. In the winter months a bus line travels between Oberhof and the Grenzadler, the boundary marker adorned with an eagle. It brings travelers to their destination as quickly as possible.
The bobsled run and luge run promise real winter sport adventures for spectators and active athletes alike. Cross-country skiers can enjoy the wide variety of tracks awaiting them in Oberhof. Snowboarders are also welcome in Oberhof. Anyone who wants to slide down the hillside on a board for the first time can rent a snowboard on-site, or take a class at the local snowboarding schools. Children love experiencing the multi-faceted ski area on a sled, skis, or snowboard. Pure sledding fun awaits at the Alte Golfwiese. This perfect hill makes it a little difficult for parents to convince their little ones to return to the hotel. Visitors who prefer a quieter stay can enjoy a romantic hike through the snow or simply marvel at the wintery idyll with a cup of coffee and a delicious piece of cake in one of the cafés.

Pure summer fun

Oberhof is proof that a ski area can be fun in the summertime too. Anyone who missed the season, or prefers to sway on their skis in the middle of summer, can do so at the DKB Ski Hall. The H2Oberhof wellness pool, which is open every day and boasts eight different saunas, multiple pools, a bistro, and a separate children's play area, promises pure relaxation. A hike on the Rennsteig or a visit to the exotarium of the winter sports exhibit, are activities to excite visitors at any time of year. If the weather is less than ideal, there is a large indoor play area where the little travelers can really go wild. Oberhof also has some cultural activities on offer: fans of sophisticated cultural events can look forward to music festivals and concerts. Those looking for something extraordinary can test their balance with stand-up paddling, or explore the area by Segway.

With the Oberhof Card, guests receive numerous coupons and inclusive services. It also grants free usage of the bus system

A picturesque holiday destination for the whole family

Usually, anyone who wants to get their children excited for a hiking trip is met with little excitement. But if the destination is Oberhof, every member of the family is sure to get in on the fun. After all, there is a broad range of family activities on offer here. Teenagers can really burn off their energy with snowboarding or mountain bike tours. Smaller children enjoy the special offers and wide variety of play areas at any time of year. And when the children splash around in the wellness pool to their heart's content, the parents are guaranteed their own relaxation. Shared time with the family is always especially wonderful when the children are happy.

A place for unforgettable moments

A holiday in Oberhof gives every guest moments that they will always look back on fondly. But why not also celebrate a party in Oberhof, where you can really sit back and relax? Oberhof's first-rate restaurants and halls, where groups of all sizes have ample room, offer the perfect location for a wedding, a company event, or a birthday party. From a romantic getaway, a campfire, or a guided hike, there is a program for every guest.

Always worth a trip: a vacation in Oberhof

Oberhof is always worth a trip. Visitors will find so many things to do that every trip to Oberhof brings pure joy, whether it’s for a long weekend or a complete winter getaway.