You want to get to know the Harz and are looking for a central starting point for your discoveries?

Then Braunlage is the right spot for you. In just over an hour you can reach virtually every point in the Harz highlands from there. On the other hand is the city of Hanover only 120 km and the capital Berlin 250 km away and therefore Braunlage the ideal place for a short getaway.

Within the city limits you can find many restaurants, sports outfitters and a range of other shopping facilities. Supermarket and bus terminal are within a ten minutes walk. Whether it is a trip along the „Green Belt“ or „Hexenstieg“ (witches Stieges) routes or whether you simply want to indulge in the nature. The extensive system of hiking and cross-country skiing trails starts right in front of our apartment at the “Grüne Aue” from where you can start your tour into the Harz National Park

During winter offers the Wurmberg the biggest alpine skiing area of the Harz with 12,5 km of ski slopes. Mountain biker use the mountain with its wild trails during the rest of the year. But hikers also enjoy the cable car ride to the summit station at 960 meters (3150 feet).

At any season are Germany’s northernmost highlands worth a visit.


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