Thuringian Forest Nature Park
98666 Masserberg, Germany
About Thuringian Forest Nature Park
Thuringian Forest is regarded as the “Greenheart” of Germany. The region is an upland paradise that covers approximately 4,700 sq kilometers that are blanketed with fantastic woodlands. It is covered with an unexploited forest that brings life to diverse flora and fauna. The residents and the visitors who come here get to enjoy the fresh and unpolluted air that freshly originates from the vegetation covering the forest.
Attractions near Thuringian Forest Nature Park
The Silbersattel ski arena is the largest alpine ski area in Thuringia . It covers around 65,000 m². There are slopes of all difficulty levels with a total length of approx. 4.5 km in the ski area. There is a double chairlift, two drag lifts and a baby lift for passenger transport . The Silbersattel ski arena is the largest of its kind in Thuringia and at the same time offers the steepest slope in the Free State with an 80% incline. Floodlights allow skiing and snowboarding in the evening too. T
The Fröbelturm is a high 29,75 m observation tower near the city of Mountain Oberweißenbach in the Thuringian mountains. It was erected in the years 1888–1890 on the summit of the 784.2 m high Kirchberg by the Thuringian Forest Association as a token of thanks for Friedrich Froebel, the founder of the kindergartens. There is a restaurant in an annex.
The Oberweißbacher Bergbahn is a railway line in the Thuringian Slate Mountains. Since 1922 it has connected the Obstfelderschmiede stop on the Schwarzatalbahn with the community of Cursdorf. The railway consists of a 1.351-kilometer wide-gauge funicular railway and an adjoining 2.635-kilometer long, standard-gauge, and electrified adhesion line. The latter is often referred to as a flat section to distinguish it from the cable car.
The Rennsteiggarten Oberhof is a botanical garden for mountain flora on the Rennsteig near Oberhof in the Thuringian Forest. The Rennsteig Garden shows almost 4,000 different plant species from the mountains of Europe, Asia, North and South America, New Zealand, and the Arctic region on an area of seven hectares.
The Kickelhahn is an 861.1 m above sea level. NThe Kickelhahn is an 861.1 m above sea level. NHN high mountain on the northern edge of the central Thuringian Forest. It is the local mountain of the city of Ilmenau in Thuringia. The visits of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and other personalities gave the Kickelhahn a certain cultural and historical significance. On the Kickelhahn there is an observation tower from 1855, a Telekom tower, a transmission mast, the Goethe House, the foundations of a
The Great Beerberg is a remnant of a volcano that was active over 250 million years ago and is 982.9 m above sea level. NHN the highest elevation in the Thuringian Forest and Thuringia. It is located between the three districts of Suhl Heidersbach, Goldlauter, and Gehlberg and consists of rhyolite. The mountain did not belong entirely to the Free State of Thuringia until 1945. This may be related to the fact that its status as the highest mountain in Thuringia has not yet got around everywhere
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