Leisure activities in winter
Winter vacation in thuringia
Oberhof is transformed into a true winter paradise in winter. The snow-covered mountains provide the perfect backdrop for skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing and tobogganing. The climatic health resort is known for its first-class winter sports facilities and offers everything a winter sports enthusiast could wish for.
Oberhof is an ideal place for alpine sports enthusiasts. The ski slope in the snow park on the Fallbachhang is one of the most popular ski areas in Thuringia, with a length of 800 meters and an artificial snowmaking system. Freestyle enthusiasts get their money’s worth in the adjoining snow park. And for young winter sports enthusiasts, the Winterlernland offers ideal practice opportunities. The top station of the ski lift is only a 15-minute walk from the Waldschlösschen.
The Alte Golfwiese is also a popular ski slope in this region with a distance of 500 m and its own ski lift.
Experience the magic of winter in Oberhof on cross-country skis and discover the untouched landscape along the groomed trails. Oberhof is a paradise for cross-country skiers with a large selection of routes for beginners and advanced skiers. The ski area is located on the ridge of the Thuringian Forest and borders directly on the Rennsteig high-altitude hiking trail. The well-groomed cross-country ski trails and ski hiking paths allow for extensive tours throughout the Rennsteig region. Cross-country skiing in Oberhof is a long-standing tradition and an unforgettable experience for visitors to the vacation region.
Visit the natural toboggan run at the Rondell in Oberhof for a special winter experience. The longest natural toboggan run in Thuringia with a length of almost 2 km and a gradient of up to 12% offers a breathtaking view of the snow-covered landscape. The bus shuttle takes you comfortably to the top for further descents. For action lovers there is snowtubing on the Alte Golfwiese. On a tire you go down the 200 m long slope, through three exciting steep curves – a great alternative to classic tobogganing.
Oberhof is a true winter paradise for vacationers looking for relaxation in nature. Away from the slopes, hiking enthusiasts can also experience the beautiful landscape of the Thuringian Forest in all its glory in winter. Well-prepared winter hiking trails take you through snow-covered forests and glistening snow fields. Guided hikes are available for those who don’t want to set off on their own. Here you can join the experienced hiking guides and learn interesting information about the region and its history.
You can enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains and forests on a romantic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snow-covered landscape. The horses are well trained and the coachmen know the best routes to give you an unforgettable ride. During the journey, you can wrap yourself in warm blankets and breathe in the fresh winter air.