Information about skiing and ski holidays Thuringian Forest: The Thuringian Forest is rich in snow during the winter months, making it the perfect place for an eventful active holiday. About 1.100 kilometers of cross-country ski tracks, plenty of downhill ski and toboggan slopes make the region stretching from the Rhön hills over the Rennsteig hiking path and to the northern Franconian Forest a real mecca for cross-country ski enthusiasts and alpinists. You can experience real competition fever in Oberhof, where numerous major sporting events take place. The world’s elite battle it out for a place on the podium in biathlon, cross-country skiing and luge contests. Try yourself as biathlete or cross-country skier in Germany’s first indoor cross-country hall, the DKB Skisport-HALLE in Oberhof with enclosed shooting hall. For everybody who is searching the extraordinary, the Thuringian Forest offers a lot more. At the ice-rafting or snowtubing, in the fun park or on the ski-flyer, your winter trip will be an unforgettable experience.