Hiking with Olympic champion and Schmalkalder honorary citizen Sven Fischer

Around Schmalkalden there is a well signposted hiking network for exploring the region. From a short hiking route to an extensive day tour, there really is something for every hiker here. This summer, take the opportunity to discover the ten circular hiking trails or set off on new paths in Schmalkalden with our prominent tour guide. The tourist information has exactly the right offer. Book an exclusive hike with Sven Fischer. The biathlon world champion and Olympic champion and native Schmalkalder cordially invites you. You explore the region with “our fish”, discover the most beautiful views and can ask one or two questions to the former top athlete. Be curious and look forward to one or the other small culinary surprise from the region, lovingly packed in the unique Schmalkalder backpack tote bag.


11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

05/14/2022: 7.3 km hike
Difficulty: medium
Route: Multi-purpose hall Teichstraße – Wolfsberg – clubhouse for dog sports – Posteiche – Grasberg – Altstadt

06/18/2022: 8 km hike
Difficulty: easy
Route: Parking lot at the castle – Kleinsteinbach – Floh-Seligenthal antenna – Kleinsteinbach – Queste – parking lot

07/09/2022: 5 km hike
Difficulty: easy
Route: Parking lot at the castle – castle pond – Lutherweg – Queste – Am Steinrück – Grüner Weg – Teichstraße – a stone’s throw – town church – Lutherplatz

17/09/2022: 7.7 km hike
Difficulty: easy
Route: Neue Hütte technical museum – Weidebrunn sports field – Floh-Seligenthal antenna – Lutherweg – Struth-Helmershof – Floh-Seligenthal church – Neue Hütte

10/08/2022: 9.2 km hike
Difficulty: medium
Route: hiking car park in Ehrental – Jägerklause – Sonnenhof – Röthof – Lutherweg – Röthkuppe – Ehrental – deer park

The number of participants in these hikes is limited, so registration is essential. Participation in the tours costs €30.00 per person. All further information can be obtained by calling the Tourist Information Schmalkalden on 03683/667500.