Leisure activities in summer

Summer vacation in Thuringia

Explore the idyllic landscape on hiking and cycling trails and be enchanted by the picturesque nature. Take part in challenging mountain bike tours, enjoy the freedom of motorcycling or simply relax in the surrounding lakes. Oberhof offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventures and pure relaxation in summer.

Oberhof is a true hiking paradise with a variety of routes to suit every taste. Explore the Rennsteig, the Thuringian Forest Biosphere Reserve or the Panorama Trail. Many routes are also suitable for Nordic walking. Well-marked paths through beautiful landscapes offer ideal conditions for gentle endurance training.

The Oberhof tourist center offers free daily guided hikes with your Oberhof guest card. You can find a wealth of information for your own explorations on the Thuringia tour portal.

Explore the surroundings of Oberhof by bike and discover picturesque villages, idyllic river valleys and charming landscapes. Oberhof offers a variety of bike trails for all interests and levels of difficulty, from leisurely family outings to challenging mountain bike trails.

The Thuringian Forest offers numerous motorcycle routes surrounded by picturesque landscapes. Here you can experience freedom on two wheels and unforgettable rides. Start the motorcycling season in Oberhof and experience the thrill of cornering in one of Germany’s most beautiful regions.

In summer, Oberhof offers many bathing opportunities. The H2O adventure pool attracts visitors with various pools and whirlpools as well as a water slide. The Steinbach Hallenberg outdoor pool boasts a spacious outdoor area for sunbathing and swimming. And in the forest pool you can relax in the middle of a natural forest landscape. For nature and water sports enthusiasts, natural lakes such as the Lütschtalsperre are ideal for swimming, rowing or canoeing.

Experience the fascinating diversity of the plant world in the Rennsteiggarten and discover rare native and exotic plants. With over 4,000 species from all over the world, the Rennsteiggarten is not only a paradise for nature lovers, but also a place of relaxation that invites you to linger and discover.

Pure adrenaline awaits you in the Oberhof Bike Park. Here you can look forward to challenging trails full of steep descents, jumps and bends. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced mountain biker, the park offers exciting challenges for everyone.

The perfect adventure for the whole family: in the Oberhof golf and climbing park, an adventure golf course, a climbing park, a giant swing and the thrill of the FreeDrop jump from a height of up to 5 meters await you on over 3000m².