Attractions in the Harz mountains

The HARZ mountains and its hight peak the “Brocken” is not only the northernmost low mountain range but also untouched nature with a penchant for the mystical. With a little imagination you can enter a mysterious fairytale world that doesn’t just exert its irresistible charm on children. The sights of the Harz includes its rugged cliffs, its mysterious moors, narrow valleys and luscious hills bursting with vegetation. It’s a bit of wilderness in the centre of Germany. The HARZ also offers hiking trails, nature trails, water and lakes which all invite you to become part of this natural wonder.

You encounter culture and history each step of the way and continually discover new sights and attractions everywhere in the Harz. Picturesque half-timbered houses, castles, palaces and convents transport you to another era. Modern cultural events and contemporary art as well as theatre on open air stages gently return you to the present.

In HARZ and its surroundings there is no shortage of attractions for hobby athletes, motorcycle enthusiasts and just fun and games for the entire family – even accompanied by your four-legged friends. The Goslar district of Hahnenklee is particularly well-suited to being discovered by bicycle or even special walking tours. Regardless of what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find it in the Harz.