Oberhof is a rural town in the district of Schmalkalden-Meiningen in Thuringia (Germany). It is located on the crest of the Thuringian Forest at about 815 m above sea level. NN near the Rennsteig.Oberhof is known as the German winter sports center. Particularly popular here are the sports biathlon, luge or bobsleigh, cross-country skiing and Nordic combined. The city lives on tourism. In 2009, 132,000 guests came to Oberhof with a total of 426,000 overnight stays.
This makes Oberhof to Erfurt and Weimar the most visited place in Thuringia and the most visited resort in the Thuringian Forest.Oberhof is also known for the sports promotion group of the Bundeswehr stationed there as well as for its sports gymnasium, which is the center of winter sport promotion of young talent in Thuringia.(Source: Wikipedia)
March 22, 2019
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