Oberhof shows in summer and winter in various facets, but the sport is too short at any time. On our pages, we present the most typical activities of the season. Of course there is a plethora of them, we give you below a brief overview of those who offer especially for families.
Oberhof also offers families an ideal place to relax and have fun. Numerous offers for young and old keep boredom here.
Sport & Fun
Skiing is here in Oberhof for a long time not only a winter activity. Try your hand at the exciting alternatives to discover the green and brown slopes.
For example you race with roller ski - instead of skids are you on the roles - the slopes down. The winter bobsleigh run is transforming in the same way in summer bobsleigh runs.
You can also visit the Woodjump high-rope park. With different levels of difficulty to 10 to 14 meters come high action fans here fully at their expense.
As well the following activities are possible:
- Guests Biathlon
- Horse Carriage Rides
- Bowling, Tennis and more
Other Winter Activities
Hurtle with an original four-man bobsleigh down or select the dinghy version (Ice rafting). Of course you can also subdue the ice channel alone with a tube (Ice-Tube).
Rent a Snow bike, after an introductory course, you can climb the different slopes without prior knowledge. The new winter sport is particularly gentle on the joints and very easy to operate.
Adrenalin and speed promises a tour by snowmobile. On Fallbach lift can it be rented for a small fee, what is perfect to climb downhill slope again after the descent on skis.
For little Guests
Visit the exotarium Oberhof, the largest Aqua Terra-Zoo in Central Germany. Marvel at the world of reptiles, insects, amphibians and fish.
Or you discover the sea from its most beautiful side in the marine aquarium in Zella-Mehlis.
The show workshop invites you to glass bubbles and then decorate glass.
Other possibilities to watch wild animals and get to know the animal park in Suhl and Gotha. Here we had schedule one full day because of longer travel time - but it's worth it! Particularly you can view up close here domestic animals such as lynx, elk or even the Thuringian forest donkey that Rhön sheep or Thuringian forest goat.
A trip to the Fairy Grottoes in Saalfeld will immerse you in a world of fantasy.Through the elimination of alum many centuries ago came here underground cavities and tunnels with colorful stalactites and shimmering cave lakes.In Grottoneum Adventure Museum you can find out about the origin of these caves, grow your own stalactites and look closely at the earth minerals.
Visit the Kids Club Indoor Planet in the Treff Hotel Panorama in Oberhof. Here your children can romp on an area of 600 square meters with 24 different bouncy castles or a climbing labyrinth to their hearts content. For the very little ones there is even a Kids Club with a toddler area and age-appropriate toys.
By covered wagon or carriage you can also discover the Rennsteig Trail just as excellent how on foot or by bicycle, and in a very unique way! Here you have enough time to perceive small details of the forest - and even your youngest can join the tour. Various tours, such as the city tour or the Thuringian Forest round trip will be offered.