Nature and culture always go hand in hand with us: Combine concert and theater with relaxed shopping and relaxing hiking on the same day - completely at your own pace.
In addition, you reside with us centrally in Oberhof, an essential vacation center of our Free State. Impressive day trips will take you quickly and comfortably to numerous highlights: Gotha, Meiningen and Erfurt as well as Eisenach will spoil you with delights, history and high culture. Near Suhl, you can also hike over the seven magical peaks of the enchanted Thuringian Forest.
You can find more about vacationing in Thuringia in the Thuringia Blog.
Of sharks and storms
Sharks live in all oceans - and here in the Thuringian Forest: In the Meeresaquarium Zella-Mehlis you can look agile sharks deep into their dead-looking eyes - and not put your life at risk. Experience educational feedings of these magnificent cartilaginous fish with their 400 million year history. Afterwards, be amazed by more exciting creatures of the marine world - and venture into the adventurous crocodile house for a change.
From biology, you take just a small step to vivid physics. You and your family will experience amazing things at Explorata Mitmachwelt (Zella-Mehlis): tympani beats that blow out candles - storms in water bottles - light guidance by hand and many other curious phenomena. What do the laws of nature allow? What is illusion?
Oberhof am Rennsteig with its region full of variety attracts with countless offers for your eventful active vacation. Kilometer after kilometer of excellent hiking trails enchant all year round.
On well-maintained cross-country skiing trails, small wonders can be discovered all the time. Racy routes for mountain biking and cycling bring you close to nature.
Events with colorful facets show you country and people compactly.
Thuringian peaks with their rustic mountain huts and wide horizons beguile your senses: Grandiose views on mountain ranges and atmospheric moments in cool valleys begin or end your day with lasting impressions. More information about Thuringia is available at any time and in detail at www.thueringen.info.
A cozy end to the day
With your head full of wonders and the wonderful day in your body, you will return to our familiar ambience in the evening. There you will enjoy a culinary dinner within the scope of your booked offer, which includes several extras.
Use our drying rooms for your hiking boots, bicycles and ski equipment. Relax totally in our sauna and refresh yourself in our pool. Then fall into your comfortable bed and pleasantly dream about tomorrow with its new experiences for you.
Specific excursion destinations connect you with the exciting history and modern highlights of Thuringia. Even a day trip will show you local and German history with world significance: Luther, Goethe, Schiller, Bach - thinkers and poets, music and religion as well as art.
Conversely, the world presents your vacation region near Oberhof with gifts: visit the fabulous Exotarium Oberhof - safely enclosed reptiles and amphibians, arthropods and fish from all continents are viewed up close by the fascinated visitor. So you experience snake, scorpion and Co. as never before.
Our atmospheric Rennsteig Garden Oberhof will transport you to majestic mountains from all over the world from the end of April until October. Comfortably discover globally protected, rare plant species of the lonely high mountains - right next to Thuringian herbs. Stroll serenely through Asian or American environments, while you always catch sight of our landscape in the magnificent panorama.