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Harz National Park

Explore the rugged nature and ancient legends of the Harz National Park

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Harz National Park
  • Germany, Europe
  • 292 km
  • 6:28 hr

The Harz Mountains are characterized by its rugged nature and ancient legends. This 292 km scenic road trip takes you through the heart of Harz National Park taking the highlights of the area.

North of the Harz Mountains the charming towns of Goslar, Wernigerode and Quedlinburg deserve a visit. Stroll around and discover the iconic half-timbered houses, interesting UNESCO-sites and local food. Heading deeper into the National Park a visit to the Hexentanzplatz can’t be missed. This place carries a long history of superstition and witchcraft, go find out why! The Harz Mountains are also known for its natural wonders. Walk around in the Barbarossa stalactite cave and discover what is going on under the green rolling hills. Before headed back to Goslar make sure you visit the highest mountain of the park: Brocken Mountain. Park your car and hike up for some incredible panoramas of the park.

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