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Walpurgis in the Harz Mountains

08.04.2024 - Leon Grage - Adventure & experiences, Inspiration, Travel tips & fun facts

When witches fly on their brooms and devils swing their tridents in the Harz Mountains, one thing is clear: Walpurgnisnacht is just around the corner. Holidaymakers and tourists travelling to the Harz Mountains at the end of April will see numerous witch dolls dangling from lanterns or hanging from house walls and trees in many places. The witches' festival on the last night of April is all about dark powers and mysterious myths. 

Holidays in the Harz Mountains

05.03.2024 - Leon Grage - Adventure & Experiences, Inspiration, Travel tips & Fun facts

Whether for a short break, a weekend trip or an extended family holiday - the Harz Mountains in the heart of Germany are a popular destination for every type of holidaymaker. It's all in the mix, as the unique combination of cultural region and recreational area makes northern Germany's highest low mountain range an ideal holiday destination. From breathtaking nature, excursion destinations worth seeing, a unique cultural diversity and a wide range of leisure activities, the Harz offers everything you need for an unforgettable holiday.

Easter in the Harz Mountains

26.02.2024 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Inspiration, Travel Tips & Fun Facts


When the Harz awakens from its winter slumber and the first rays of spring sunshine shine over the Harz Mountains, many holidaymakers and tourists are drawn to the region at Easter. The Harz Mountains have a lot to offer visitors over the long Easter weekend, which is why families, couples, groups and solo travellers from near and far come to ring in spring in the heart of the Harz mountains. Numerous programme items await you at Easter in the Harz Mountains, such as colourful family events where children can decorate and paint eggs at painting and craft stations.


Winter sports in the Harz Mountains

28.01.2024 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Inspiration, Travel Tips & Fun Facts


Due to its high altitude, the Harz Mountains offer ideal conditions for all kinds of winter sports during the white season. From over 500 kilometres of groomed cross-country ski trails, toboggan runs and natural ice rinks to ski slopes of varying degrees of difficulty, there is something for everyone - whether beginner or professional. A very special atmosphere awaits you in the Harz Mountains in winter, when the Brocken mountain shines in white splendour and the alpine and toboggan slopes and trees of the Harz forests are covered in snow. This is exactly how you imagine an ideal winter holiday!


Silvester im Harz - Tipps & Angebote

28.12.2023 - Leon Grage - Abenteuer & Erlebnisse, Inspiration, Reisetipps & Funfacts

Wenn im Harz allmählich die letzten Seiten des Kalenders umgeblättert werden und die verschneite Winterlandschaft eine einzigartige Atmosphäre bietet, steht Silvester kurz vor der Tür. Viele Harz-Urlauber zieht es zu Silvester in die malerische Region, um den Jahreswechsel auf ganz besondere Art und Weise zu verbringen. Egal ob fernab vom Alltagsstress in den Bergen oder inmitten der Silvesterpartys der Harzer Städte...

Advent and Christmas markets in the Harz Mountains

21.11.2023 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Inspiration, Travel Tips & Fun Facts


Enjoying mulled wine and other delicacies with friends or family in a cosy atmosphere during the Advent season - nowhere better than at one of the many Christmas markets in the Harz Mountains! As the days gradually get shorter in the run-up to Christmas and the first snow falls, numerous magical Christmas and Advent markets open throughout the Harz Mountains, transforming the Harz towns into sparkling winter wonderlands.


The Kyffhäuser Monument

05.03.2023 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Inspiration, Travel Tips & Fun Facts


The Kyffhäuderdenkmal is the third largest memorial in Germany. The building rises 81 metres into the air. Only the Leipzig Battle of the Nations Monument and the Kaiser Wilhelm Monument in Porta Westfalica have larger dimensions. Like its counterpart in Porta Westfalica in East Westphalia, the Kyffhäuser Monument was erected in honour of Emperor Wilhelm I. It is located in the Kyffhäuser Valley. It is located in the Kyffhäuser Mountains, more precisely on the site of the former Imperial Castle of Kyffhausen. The area is located in the federal state of Thuringia and borders on the southern Harz region and Saxony-Anhalt.


3 Natural Wonders in the Harz Mountains

27.09.2021 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Travel Tips & Fun Facts


Hardly any other region in Germany impresses with such a diversity of natural experiences and breathtaking views as the Harz. According to a survey by the Oberharz Foundation, the Harz even received the largest number of votes (20 %) in a choice between a total of 19 forest areas and is therefore considered to be Germany's most beautiful forest natural wonders. It is therefore hardly surprising that hiking enthusiasts and nature-loving holidaymakers and tourists are drawn to the low mountain range year after year. In this article we present 3 natural wonders in the Harz to give you an impression of the natural phenomena of the Harz region. You should have seen these sights in the Harz Mountains:


Family Holiday in the Harz Mountains with Children

27.09.2021 - Leon Grage - Adventures & Experiences, Travel Tips & Funfacts


Zwischen Fernweh und Heimatliebe. Dich packt das Urlaubsfieber, aber gleichzeitig fühlst du dich eigentlich auch in Deutschland ganz wohl? Kein Problem! Verreise doch mit deiner Familie einfach im eigenen Land. Hier gibt es viele wunderschöne Natur- und Erlebnis-Highlights, die zu sehen es sich lohnt – so wie zum Beispiel der Nationalpark Harz. Mit seiner zentralen Lage ist das Mittelgebirge in Sachsen-Anhalt von überall in Deutschland leicht zu erreichen. So sparst du an Reisezeit, Reisekosten und Reiseplanung und kannst stattdessen direkt zum Urlaubsfeeling überspringen.