In the middle of the Thuringian Forest Nature Park, directly on the Rennsteig trail and in the immediate vicinity of the famous winter sports resort of Oberhof, is the state-recognised resort of Steinbach-Hallenberg. Guests can enjoy the clear air, dense, rustling spruce forests and magnificent distant views from the almost 900 m high mountain peaks on approx. 150 km of hiking trails in the wildly romantic nature of the Thuringian mountains. Hikers and skiers enjoy beautiful views especially from Hermannsberg or Dicken Berg. Adventurous Nordic walking tours and challenging mountain bike trails offer sporting variety.In winter, charming Steinbach is a backdrop of snow and silence, sun and sport. Here, active winter sports enthusiasts can relax far away from stress and hectic in wonderful nature. The popular skiing area "Am Knüllfeld", on a sunny western slope, not only offers cross-country skiers direct access to the extensively groomed network of ski trails, but also a piste with ski lift for alpine sports enthusiasts.Hallenburg Castle, built around 1212 by the Lords of Hallenberg, towers over the half-timbered town on an 80 m high porphyry rock. The imposing castle ruins adorn the town's coat of arms as the landmark of Steinbach-Hallenberg. Thanks to the restoration of the keep's spire according to historical models, tours of the tower are possible by appointment at the local tourist information office. The Heimathof Steinbach-Hallenberg with its metal craft museum and tourist information centre has also been restored with equal love. Metal craftsmanship shaped the lives of the local inhabitants for centuries. Tradition and customs can be experienced by everyone in the metal craft museum with its historic corkscrew workshop and in regular blacksmith demonstrations.Oberhof CardThe Oberhof Card also rounds off the extensive range of leisure activities in Steinbach-Hallenberg. Every overnight guest receives the guest card in Steinbach- Hallenberg. This gives holidaymakers a varied programme of activities and cultural highlights at no extra charge and a colourful bouquet of monetary benefits throughout Thuringia.