Not only in winter, the Thuringian Forest has a lot to offer for holidaymakers. In the summer the Thuringian Forest presents itself as an ideal destination for nature lovers and culture lovers. In the summer, you can have a perfect holiday with the whole family. In Gehlberg you can enjoy the wonderful temperatures during hiking, cycling or on a motorbike.

Or enjoy bathing in the Lütschetalsperre, the summer toboggan runs, or visit one of many castles and palaces in the area.

Gehlberg is one of the most snow-sure places in the Thuringian Forest. Cross-country skiing starts directly at the Pension Zum Glasmacher. In total there are approx. 33 km of groomed ski trails with direct connection to the Rennsteig ski hiking network. The Gehlberg Tourist Office would have arranged for you tours of different difficulty levels and lengths.

For hikers there are winter hiking trails with a length of 30 km. You will find prepared toboggan slopes
At the "Schmücke" and on the Schneekopf, from old waterworks and small toboggan slope in the Kurpark!

In the glass museum right next to our guesthouse there is rental of cross-country skis and sleds.

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Hikes and excursions:The health cure Gehlberg is a true paradise for your hiking holiday in Thuringia. You can explore the beauties of the charming holiday region near the Rennsteig on long walks or walks. For hikers, Nordic walkers and nature lovers there is a large selection of well-marked and varied hiking trails around Gehlberg.The health cure Gehlberg is a true paradise for your hiking holiday in Thuringia. You can explore the beauties of the charming holiday region near the Rennsteig on long walks or walks. For hikers, Nordic walkers and nature lovers there is a large selection of well-marked and varied hiking trails around Gehlberg.

Hikes and excursions:

  1. Rundgang um den Bettelmanskopf (7 km)
  2. Rundgang um den Gabelbachskopf (7,8 km)
  3. Hungertal - Löffeltal (6,2 km)
  4. Rundgang um den Brand (6,7 km)
  5. Durch den Schneetiegel (5,2 km)
  6. Zur Schmücke (Hinweg 4 km)
  7. Zum Forsthaus Sattelbach (Hinweg (5,5 km)
  8. Durch den 'Schmücker Graben' (16,5 km)
  9. Zum Mönchshof (Hinweg 4,5 km)
  10. Nach Oberhof (im länge von 7,2 km bis 13,5 km)