Holiday region Harz

The Harz, a magical mountain range, is one of the most popular holiday regions in the heart of Germany. And just in the middle of it you will find our hotel and holiday apartment resort Tannenpark – an ideal starting point for discovery tours through the region. The most beautiful sights in the Harz and the best excursion destinations can be reached quickly from the city Tanne. Whether you’re looking for culture, nature or fun – with our excursion tips, you will find what you are looking for and will be thrilled by your holiday. We have put together some ideas for you. Our service staff at the reception will be happy to help you with further offers and current events on site. We are looking forward to your visit!

OBEN IM HARZ – Discover the Upper Harz tourist region on the Brocken

It smells of fresh mountain meadows, bubbling brooks meander through the forest, the view widens for the small and the big things in life.

We start to feel our surroundings because that’s how we feel about ourselves, we’re happy.

We would like to share this feeling of happiness with you. We invite you to follow us in a region of unspoilt nature, exceptional places and tradition typical of resins. Take a break with us – up here in the Harz.

Discover Harz culture and tradition

Thousands of years of mining history, the times of the imperial rulers and the work of poets and thinkers have shaped the cultural landscape of the Harz Mountains. Impressive contemporary witnesses in the form of castles, churches, half-timbered buildings and visitor mines are all waiting to be discovered. Immerse yourself in the diverse culture, history and tradition of the Harz.

Castles, fortresses and monasteries:

Wernigerode Castle, Falkenstein Castle, Blankenburg Castle, Stolberg Castle, Cistercian Museum Walkenried Monastery, Michaelstein Blankenburg Monastery, Drübeck Monastery, Wöltingerode Monastery, Quedlinburg Collegiate Church, Goslar Kaiserpfal Imperial Palace

Mining museums:

Büchenberg Elbingerode Exhibition Mine, Sangerhausen Mining Experience Centre, Rammelsberg Goslar Mine, Lautenthal’s Glück Mine (mine train ride), Samson Sankt Andreasberg Mine (only driving art worldwide still working)

Harz narrow-gauge railway:

Steam locomotive rides on narrow tracks, Brockenbahn, Selketalbahn, Harzquerbahn

Gardens and parks:

Community Park Wernigerode with miniature park “Der kleine Harz”, baroque gardens Blankenburg, Spiegelsberge Halberstadt

Idyllic half-timbered houses:

UNESCO World Heritage Cities Goslar and Quedlinburg, Wernigerode (the colourful town in the Harz), Stolberg (pearl in the southern Harz)

Experiencing nature:

Harz National Park, Sankt Andreasberg National Park Centre, Brocken Garden, Brockenhaus, Harz Geopark, Christianental Wernigerode Wildlife Park, Witch Dance Square Zoo, Devil’s Wall, Bodetal, Selketal, Wildcat Park and Lynx Park Bad Harzburg

Family fun:

Adventure pools, Hexenhaus Hexentanzplatz (everything is upside down), Krodoland Bad Harzburg with play barn, Braunlage adventure golf course, Braunlage ice stadium, climbing gardens and climbing parks, Thale playhouse, pony rides, family walks, Braunlage nature myth trail

Events:

Concerts, readings, theatre (e.g. at the Harzer Bergtheater Thale, Gandersheimer Domfestspiele, Theater Quedlinburg, Höhlenfestspiele Rübeländer Tropfsteinhöhle), open air events (Wernigeröder Schlossfestspiele, Rockfestivals, Altstadtfeste), Christmas market Goslar, Advent in den Höfe Quedlinburg

Further excursion tips and a Harz event calendar can be found at www.harzinfo.de. For all inclusive discovery tours have a look at the HarzCard – 120 experiences with one ticket. www.harzcard.info

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