Top places of interest in Harz

Enjoy the view from the Brockenberg

A reflection of history

Discover the mysterious world underground

Roman atmosphere, medieval buildings, and an old town centre


The Harz tourist region is located in the heart of Germany, spread over various regions such as Lower Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, and Thuringia. Discover this region full of nature, culture and history. A region full of legends about witches, devils and mysteries. Discover the secrets from your holiday home in Harz. 

Holiday homes in Harz, for nature lovers

Go for a comfortable holiday home in the heart of the beautiful landscape of Harz! For nature lovers, it is pure enjoyment in the beautiful low mountain range of Harz, with the 1142 meter high Brocken at the peak. Discover the unspoilt and rugged nature of the High Harz. From your holiday home, you can visit the Harz Mountains and the Harz National Park, a natural park with vast forests, splashing waterfalls, winding brooks, and rare animal and plant species. Get an impression of the landscape while visiting a section of the 94-kilometre-long Harzer-Heksen Trail. It runs through the low mountain range, from Osterode in the west, to Thale in the east. In winter, Harz turns into a true cross-country skiing paradise with more than 500 kilometres of trails. For skiers, there are also numerous possibilities. From your holiday home in Harz, you can easily get on the slopes!

Discover the history of mysterious Harz

From the holiday homes in Harz, not only can you enjoy nature, but you can also get acquainted with the rich history of this region. Admire the old half-timbered houses, castles and picturesque, historic towns. Highly recommended are 'Oranjeroute-town' Stolberg, Halberstadt, Wernigerode, Sangerhausen, Nordhausen, Duderstadt and the UNESCO trade fair towns of Quedlinbur and Goslar. The latter is characterized by picturesque half-timbered houses, and during a visit to this beautiful city, you can imagine yourself in a different era. Families can enjoy themselves in the fairytale forest in Bad Harzburg, the amusement park in Thale, or on one of the many summer toboggan runs. Visit the many palaces and castles, or visit an underground mining museum from your holiday home in Harz. 

An action-packed holiday in Harz

From your holiday home in Harz, get on the hiking trails in no time at all. Walk through the beautiful forests, through the river valleys, along steep slopes, and enjoy beautiful views. An extensive walking network has been mapped out that will take you to the most beautiful places in the area. Cycling is also an absolute possibility in Harz. It is nice to go cycling along the sculpture road. This tour takes you from Bad Gandersheim to Hildesheim, and on both sides of the road, there are beautiful statues on display. Harz is a wonderful region, and it also has a lot to offer from a sporting point of view.A holiday home in Harz is the ideal starting point for an active, relaxing or natural holiday!

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