Largely covered with forests, Harz National Park is a nature reserve where you can spend the day hiking, biking, and even skiing. Keep an eye out for the wildlife, and you may spot a Peregrine falcon or a European wildcat, among others. While you trek, you can come across small, old villages with buildings made of wood. Obtain a map from one of the visitor's center so you can easily navigate the park. To visit Harz National Park and get the most from your holiday in Wernigerode, create itinerary details personal to you using our Wernigerode trip planner.
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Would recommend the walk from Thale to Treseburg about 3 hours. Beautiful scenery - waterfalls, rockpools, tree tops, mountains and valleys and high views. No scrambling and down rocks, easy to... more »
We walked up the Brocken from Schierke and had an amazing experience. The path going up is generally very well signaled, and when we went up (in February), it wasn't too crowded or too lonely. It... more »
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