Berlin, the national capital, is located 140 miles (225 kilometers) east of Harz, while Hamburg lies 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the north.
Nature lovers will be pleased to discover that the local city also has several larger ecological parks where families can enjoy unique landscapes and local plant and animal species. Take a long walk in Harz National Park and enjoy being away from the paved streets.
Adrenaline junkies keen on skiing and snowboarding, can hit the slopes in at Harz’s ski resorts. Grab your skis and woollens and head up to Wurmbergschanze, where you’ll find some of the region’s best runs and facilities.
There’s absolutely no excuse to neglect your swing when travelling in Harz; visit Harz Golf Club, home to the most challenging fairways in the area. Work on your backswing, and try to beat the course average, then enjoy a few laughs with local and visiting golf nuts in the clubhouse.
Wurmberg is among the most loved green havens around Harz. Visitors of all ages love to hang out here because of the relaxed atmosphere and beautifully designed gardens.
Discover the region’s past at Mines of Rammelsberg; one of the most important pockets of history in Harz. It is good to explore this site and also other ancient structures and monuments to obtain an understanding of the people and events that shaped this city.
The Walkenried Abbey is the ideal escape for lovers of learning in Harz. Savor the peaceful atmosphere, ask the friendly staff about any temporary displays, buy something from the gift shop or just enjoy the treasures of the past.
Peer into the lives of The wealthy classes who helped shape. The Goslar Imperial Palace is a wonderful time capsule, containing the very best art and architecture of its time.