Goldlauter-Heidersbach - a state-recognised recreational district of the town of Suhl at the foot of the highest mountain in the Thuringian Forest - the Großer Beerberg (983 m). The variety of leisure activities in the most nature-rich town in Thuringia offers recreation in every season.In Goldlauter-Heidersbach, 550-700 m above sea level, you can spend restful days and relax on secluded paths in romantic surroundings. Hike from Goldlauter to the central massif of the Thuringian Forest and the Rennsteig. Within a radius of 9 km, the hiking trail network offers well-known destinations such as Suhl-Vesser (UNESCO biosphere reserve Vessertal), Oberhof, Zella-Mehlis, Schmiedefeld, Frauenwald, Stützerbach and Gehlberg (Schneekopf). From Goldlauter- Heidersbach you can reach 9 of the 10 highest mountains and great vantage points of the Thuringian Forest via the quality-certified "Gipfelwanderweg" (30 km) with magnificent views. With its striking mountains, rocks and deep valleys, the area around the "Großer Beerberg" is one of the most impressive low mountain range landscapes in Germany. A hike along the mining trail in the Pochwerksgrund is conducive to remembering the transience of life. In the past, there were poch works and smelting works there, which Goethe also visited in 1780. It was believed that gold could be found there. The history of mining is vividly presented on information boards. On a circular walk around Goldlauter-Heidersbach (13 km) you can see the village from all directions through created fields of vision, including the Heidersbach slate church - one of the most beautiful village churches in Germany. Goldlauter proves to be a hiking and holiday paradise with beautiful valleys. On the thematic hiking trail in the "Pfanntal" you can learn about the former charcoal burning industry as well as various animal and plant species of the region. The local glider airfield invites you to take a sightseeing flight over the Thuringian Forest.50 km of cross-country ski trails, a ski lift, a slalom course and a 1,200 m long toboggan run are offered in winter.The world-famous personality of the village, Dr. Ernst Anschütz, is the creator of well-known children's and folk songs, such as "O Tannenbaum", "Fuchs, Du hast die Gans gestohlen" and many more! The district is part of the independent city of Suhl (approx. 38,000 inhabitants), which has developed into one of the most beautiful city tourism destinations in Central Germany as the city with the most nature in Thuringia and as the largest recognised recreational area with a variety of attractive leisure and activity options.Guest CardWith the guest card you really save money! With the guest card you can use some sights and offers at a special price. In 47 facilities and museums of Suhl, its districts as well as Schmiedefeld and Zella-Mehlis you will receive a reduction or free services when presenting this card.