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Hiking
A representation of paths and distances in The Harz :

Der Harzer Hexenstieg from Osterode across the Brocken to Thale 97 km.
Goetheweg: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe climbed the Brocken 3 times. The path he choosed his first time in 1777 is since then named after him.
Selketal Stieg from Stiege to Quedlinburg 67 km.
Bode-Selketal Stieg from Treseburg to Güntersberge 15 km
Jacobsweg, that, on its way to Santiago de Compostella, also passes by the Harz
Karstwanderweg from Osterode to Pölsfeld 250 km
The Harzer Försterstieg from Goslar to Riefensbeek-Kamslaken 71 km
The Harzer-Baudenstieg from Bad Grund to Walkenried 98 km
 The European Long distance footpath Nr. 6 from the Eastern Sea through the Harz to the Adriatic Sea
The European Long distance footpath E11: Part througt the North-German Mountainarea between Porta Westfalica and Halle (340km)
The Harz' borderpath Highlight of the 'Grünen Band' in the Harz from Osterwiek to Bad Sachsa 100 km
The Mühlenfootpath near Blankenburg 5,5 km.
Mythpath Thale:  twelve ingeniously designed figures from German mythologie
Harzer Naturistenstieg: Naked walking footpath Wippertal between Wippra and Dankenrode 9 km
The Blindpath at the Amelungskopf. In the woods around Wernigerode there is a footpath for blind people where all the info is given in Braille 1,1 km

Cycling
Racingbike: Anspruchsvollen tracks in the mountain scenery of the Harz.
cycling: 'Harzrundweg'

 


Mountainbike
Bike- park Hahnenklee: 65 km.
Permanent Downhilltrack at the Rosstrappe: 13 km 

With 7 new tracks this region now offers 69 signposted mountainbiketracks with an overal length of about 2000 km with 55.000 ascending / descending meters . More information provides www.volksbank-arena-harz.de/en   

 

Riding
Riding and trekking with your own or with a rental horse: Reiterhof Stiege: 8 km
carriage rides from the village of Allrode 

 

Swimming
Waldseebad Rotacker near Hasselfelde: 10 km.
Bergsee Güntersberge
   

 

Climbing
Climbingforest  Thale and Blankenburg: High ropes and adventure park in the Steinbachtal situated near Thale  

 


Archery
For our guests in the Harz: Archeryassociation „Goldener Pfeil“ in cooperation with the Gärtner firm  in Herzberg. 
 

Flyfishing
Between Wendefurth and Treseburg in the beautifull and idyllic Bode: 9 km.
You can get your licence / guestcard from:

  • Hotel „Forelle“, Mr. Nürnberg, Treseburg
  • Townhall Treseburg, Mrs. Steffen
  • Townhall Altenbrak, Mrs. Schmid
  • Trout farm Zordel, Mr. Handschag, Altenbrak
  • Mrs. Jeske, Altenbrak, Ludwigshütte 9
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Motor-tours
Tracks with great curves and steep hills for the real experience. 

 

Running
The Harz is very suitable for cross-, scenery- and mountainruns. For every demand and for everybodies condition there are running events taking place.
We will advise you on the events calendar. 

Alpin Skiing and Snowboarding  
Braunlage: 31 km.
Sankt Andreasberg: 40 km.
Hahnenklee: 65 km. 

 

Cross-country skiing-sledging-winterhiking 
 
520 km. Loipen in many Harz villages; also just in front of the house
Sledging in the Harz: Offers in many Harz villages.
Winterhiking: snowshoeing in the Hoch- and Oberharz
Winterhikingtracks pointed out in the valley of the Bode 



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