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Harz – Travel guide for cities, sights & activities (Germany)

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Holidays in Germany – we have discoverd the highland area and holiday region of Harz and have explored many sights and discovered new things: historic town centres in Wernigerode and Quedlinburg, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, colourful half-timbered houses, impressive castles, Germany’s longest suspension bridge of its kind, lots of nature, beautiful hiking trails with fantastic views, an eventful ride with the BrockenBahn and much more. The Harz, with its endless excursion destinations, is a diverse and interesting region that has …

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Goslar (Harz) – Travel Guide & Things to do (Germany)

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At the end of our short holiday in the Harz, we made a detour to the nearby district town of Goslar, which lies on the northwestern foothills of the Harz in the state of Lower Saxony. Goslar was first mentioned as a mining town in 979 and now has about 50,000 inhabitants. The 1000-year history of the city meets you on a stroll through the city, because tradition, history and modernity meet here: you will find historic buildings, imposing half-timbered …

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Southern Harz – Stolberg, Harzgerode & Walkenried Abbey (Germany)

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During our tour through the southern Harz we were able to discover some beautiful sights: one of the most beautiful villages in Germany, an impressive stave church, old mining tunnels, historic half-timbered towns, the largest double cross in the world and a medieval monastery. The town of Stolberg (Harz) is surrounded by 7,000 hectares of forest and impresses with its many half-timbered houses in Renaissance style, which date back to the 15th to 18th centuries. As a result, the village …

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