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Your summer experiences in the Harz

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Hiking + Nature in the Harz

The hiker's longing in the Harz natural wonder


Over 10,000 km of well-signposted hiking trails in fascinating natural surroundings make the Harz a hiker's paradise during your summer holiday.

Braunlage, Hohegeiß and Sankt Andreasberg are at the heart of this hiking region. Between the Harz Nature Park and National Park, between the Brocken, Wurmberg, Achtermannshöhe, Rehberg and Ebersberg, hiking enthusiasts of all ages get their money's worth here.


Bike parks in Braunlage and Sankt Andreasberg


Downhill on seven designated routes with a total length of approx.

19 km at the Wurmberg in Braunlage. Freeride, North Shore, single trail or even a test track raise the pulse of cracks and beginners alike.

The mountain bike and downhill park on the Matthias Schmidt Mountain in St. Andreasberg.

Around 12 kilometres of trails with varying degrees of difficulty. Easy single trails, freerides, a technically interesting North Shore course and challenging downhill sections.

Bathing and recreation in the Harz Mountains


In the middle of the Harz National Park you can enjoy the cool water with a view. Our indoor and outdoor pools, as well as our idyllic forest swimming pool, attract many sun worshippers and nature lovers to us in the Upper Harz in summer.


Events in Braunlage

An excerpt from our summer events


Experience a cultural and musical entertainment programme in Braunlage, Hohegeiß and Sankt Andreasberg, such as concerts, theatre, cabaret, readings and lectures.

On presentation of your guest card, you can receive partially reduced admission.

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Experiences for families in the Harz Mountains


Do you feel like going out into nature and experiencing something great? In Braunlage, Hohegeiß and Sankt Andreasberg, children big and small will find lots of nature, adventure and excursion destinations such as adventure golf, a high ropes course, a summer toboggan run, archery and much more. Would you like to give your family a good workout? Here you will find the right excursion destination for your summer holiday.


Holidays in Braunlage


Find your favourite accommodation for your summer holiday in Braunlage, Hohegeiß and Sankt Andreasberg here and discover the varied Harz mountains!


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