Schmalkalden is a lovely town which has preserved its medieval feel. Its on the southwestern slopes of the Thuringian Forest. You need a guide for your trekking path. Enjoy the off beaten path and enjoy the history and architecture of the village and of course not to forget the music of Bach.
The main attraction of your trek will be the chain of the hills in Thuringia, Naturlehrpfad, Oberhof Sports Center, Martin Luther trail, Wilhelmsburg and Wartburg castles, Lutherhaus, Bachhaus.