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Active holiday in Thuringia

A wide range of sports and leisure activities makes Thuringia the ideal destination for your active holiday. Thus, the Free State offers you another reason to become the destination of your next holiday.


Hiking in Thuringia

Thuringia is a true Eldorado for hiking enthusiasts. The Thuringian Forest in particular has a well-developed and well-signposted network of hiking trails. The Rennsteig is probably the most popular high-altitude hiking trail. With a total length of 168 km, it enjoys Europe-wide fame. The two highest peaks in the Thuringian Forest are close to Oberhof. The Große Beerberg (982 m) and the Schneekopf (978 m) are ideal hiking destinations. Both reward you with a breathtaking panoramic view of the Thuringian Forest.

Nordic Walking

All Nordic Walking fans will also get their money's worth in Thuringia. For example, in the Oberhof holiday region you will find a DSV-classified Nordic Active Centre. Various routes with different levels of difficulty await you here.

Mountain bike tours

How about a mountain bike tour along the sights of the Rennsteig during your holiday? Discover the Thuringian Forest on your own or join a guided tour with an experienced guide. The well-signposted network of cycle paths literally invites you to explore Thuringia from the saddle.

Climbing in Thuringia

Of course, there are also many good reasons for climbing fans to spend an active holiday in Thuringia. For example, the golf climbing park in the holiday resort of Oberhof offers over 20 high ropes stations for climbing. These are integrated into a park-like area and are located at heights between 10 and 14 metres. Unimagined climbing fun and pure adrenaline are guaranteed here. Inexperienced climbers are of course assisted by experienced professionals. There are also some striking climbing rocks in the Thuringian Forest Nature Park. Here you can find more information about the climbing rocks in the Oberhof area.

For those who want to go even higher, the Outdoor inn team offers just the right thing on the Schneekopf in the Thuringian Forest. Here you can get close to heaven. Climb to a height of 1000 m above sea level and enjoy a breathtaking view over the Thuringian Forest. - The ultimate climbing experience!

Winter sports in all seasons

Winter sports not only in winter? In the Oberhof holiday region in the Thuringian Forest this is possible. For example, emulate the great biathlon athletes at the biathlon shooting for guests. When the shooting king is determined in the shooting hall near the famous Oberhof biathlon stadium, a competitive atmosphere quickly arises. Of course, experienced coaches are on hand to give you advice and support.

The well-known DKB Ski Sport Hall offers you the opportunity to go cross-country skiing all year round. Of course, ski courses and even relay competitions for guests are also offered here. If you don't have your own ski equipment or clothing, you can rent it directly on site.

The Oberhof luge and bobsleigh track is not only open in winter. With the summer bobsleigh, guests of the holiday resort can also enjoy chasing down the world championship ice channel at over 80 km/h. Pure thrills are guaranteed. Pure thrills are guaranteed.

More about active holidays in Thuringia: www.thueringen.info