Oberhof - Vacation in the Thuringian Forest


Oberhof and the surrounding vacation region is located in the middle of the beautiful Thuringian Forest and thus in the heart of Germany. With an outstanding infrastructure of hotels, guesthouses, vacation apartments and gastronomy, it offers the best conditions for a relaxing vacation. Located directly on the Rennsteig, the town is not only a paradise for all hikers, mountain bikers and Nordic walkers, but also a domicile for winter sports enthusiasts. Whether cross-country skiing, alpine skiing, tobogganing or snow hiking - winter sports enthusiasts can pursue their hobbies here to their heart's content.


Even those who like to watch others perform at their best will make an excellent choice with the destination Oberhof: As the host of biathlon world cups, international luge championships and the Bikepark Bash, the vacation region on the Rennsteig is a mecca for all sports enthusiasts.

Despite all the opportunities to get active, it is of course also worthwhile for travelers who simply want to unwind and enjoy nature on their well-deserved vacation.

Your destination for active & nature lovers

Oberhof Kurpark Sommeransicht | Oberhof Hotel Urlaub im Thüringenschanze

Vacation region with many facets

The well-known town on the Rennsteig has more than 3500 beds and is one of the most popular vacation resorts in Thuringia. It has 1600 inhabitants who warmly welcome thousands of holidaymakers from all over the world every year. The traditional small town is located 825 meters above sea level and is very close to the Rennsteig. Many travelers return here again and again with pleasure and appreciate the vacation region because of its richness of facets. Here, all generations are offered something, which is why many families arrive with grandparents, parents and children to spend some varied days together.

Vacation for active sportsmen in the vacation region Oberhof

The Fallbach slope invites you to ski with a 800 m long slope. The slope is also an experience at night: the Fallbach lift also brings visitors to the Fallbach slope for skiing in floodlight during the season. In winter, the city bus line runs between the central spa park and the Grenzadler. It brings vacationers to their destination in the shortest possible time. Whether as a spectator or active athlete - the bobsleigh run and the racing toboggan run also promise real winter sports adventures.

Cross-country paradise & tobogganing fun

Cross-country skiers can enjoy the multitude of groomed trails that await them during their vacation. Snowboarders are also very welcome on the Fallbach slope. Those who want to slide down the slope on a board for the first time can rent a snowboard on site or attend a course at one of the local snowboard schools. Children love to explore the varied ski area on skis or snowboard. Pure tobogganing fun beckons at the Old Golf Meadow. Parents will have a hard time getting their loved ones off the slopes and back to the hotel.

Those who want to take it easy can go on a romantic snow hike or simply enjoy the winter idyll with a cup of coffee and a delicious piece of cake in one of the cafés.

So what does a vacation in Oberhof offer? Like hardly any other vacation region, it can simultaneously boast picturesque nature, an ideal tourist infrastructure and an incredibly diverse range of sporting opportunities. Experience winter in all its beauty. Those who love winter sports and always like to fulfill the dream of doing something completely new can experience a lot in Oberhof.

Pure summer fun

Oberhof proves that summer can also be fun in a ski resort. Those who have missed the season or would like to simply get on their skis in midsummer can do so at the LOTTO Thüringen Skisport-HALLE Oberhof.

Wellness pure promises the H2Oberhof Wellnessbad, which is open daily and offers eight different saunas, several pools, its own bistro and a separate children's play area. A hike on the Rennsteig, a visit to the Exotarium or the Rennsteig Garden are activities that delight visitors at any time of year.

Should the weather not be quite so nice, there is a large indoor playground where little vacationers can let off steam. There is also a lot on offer culturally in Oberhof: Music festivals and concerts delight all lovers of sophisticated cultural events. Those looking for something out of the ordinary can practice their balance while standup paddling at the Lütschetal Dam. With the Oberhof Card guests receive numerous discounts and inclusive services. It also entitles you to use the city bus free of charge.

A beautiful resort
for the whole family

If you want to persuade your children to go on a hiking vacation, you will usually meet with little enthusiasm. However, if the trip is to Oberhof, all family members are sure to join in very quickly. After all, there is a wide range of family activities on offer here. Teenagers can really let off steam here with fast snowboard runs or mountain bike tours.

Younger children will be delighted with special offers and plenty of opportunities to play at any time of year. And when the little ones splash around to their heart's content in the wellness pool, parents are also guaranteed to be completely relaxed. After all, spending time with the family is always particularly enjoyable when the children are happy too.

A place for unforgettable moments

A vacation in Oberhof provides every guest with moments that they will always remember with pleasure.

But why not celebrate a party at the Rennsteig, where it is so wonderful to relax?

If you are looking for the right location for your wedding, a company outing or a milestone birthday, you will find excellent options in Oberhof, where there is plenty of room for parties of all sizes.

Whether a romantic carriage ride, a campfire or a guided hike - the right social program can certainly be found quickly here.

Always worth a trip: a vacation in Oberhof

Whether it's a short break for a long weekend or a complete winter vacation - visitors will find so many options here that any trip to Oberhof will be an entertaining pleasure.