Oberhof Tourism

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Oberhof was settled in 1641, and remained a small town until the late 1800s, when the town was connected to the railway line from Erfurt to Ritschenhausen, and skiers and other tourists discovered the place. From the early 1900s onwards, Oberhof became a center for winter sports, with luge, nordic skiing, and ski jumping taking place in the town's regularly updated sports facilities. In recent years the town has also seen the construction of lift-equipped alpine skiing slopes and an international competition standard biathlon stadium. Their bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton track has hosted many world and European championships in luge. In August 2009 the first German ski tunnel opened in Oberhof.


Looking for travel information about Oberhof? Explore the best travel advice on Oberhof, Germany. After your splendid visit to Oberhof, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Frankfurt. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Frankfurt for its bountiful attractions like The Main Tower, The Goethe House, Sachsenhausen on your trip to Oberhof. Also, to reach Oberhof, you'll have to take a flight to Frankfurt; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Popular vacation packages of Oberhof are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Oberhof*

  • Pollution Statistics in Oberhof

    Know the pollution level of Oberhof before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Oberhof: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Oberhof for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Oberhof.

    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 100 (Very High)
  • Living in Oberhof - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 100 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 79.05 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.1 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 94.44 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.59 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Oberhof

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Oberhof

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.32 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.48 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 104.68 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 86.21 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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