For mountain bikers, the vast network of trails belonging to the Volksbank Arena Harz await you, while Nordic walkers will find three routes of varying levels of difficulty at the "DSV Nordic Active Walking Zentrum”. In winter, the high-altitude district of Torfhaus at 800 meters has much to offer. You will find several cross-country ski-trails and winter hiking trails through the snowy landscape. With excellent Ski Facilities and well groomed slopes for skiers and snowboarders, plus a very useful Sledge Lift, every winter sports fan will have plenty of fun. The thousand- year old town of Goslar is situated on the northern edge of the Harz, and with its historic charm, cultural treasures and the beautiful inner town is a popular destination for cultural and individual travellers. The Upper Harz mountain town of Wildemann is surrounded by natural beauty nestled in the romantic Innerste and Spiegel Valley. The centre of the town is the Mary Magdalene Mountain Church. An extensive network of different hiking trails lead over comfortable hillside paths, tranquil valleys, along clear mountain streams and flowering meadows.
HöhlenErlebnisZentrum Iberger... The centre opened in n 2008 and brings together three parts of earth's history to life and shows a fascinating highlight of European cave archaeology.
Winter fun, directly at the front door. The Harz is easy to reach and provides plenty of winter fun during the white season: Alpine skiing areas for beginners and advanced, fun parks for snowboarders, cross-country ski-tracks with a total length of about 500km, sledging slopes, snow-tubing facilities, winter hiking trails and much more. In addition, it is possible to enjoy world-class events, romantic Christmas markets and leisurely horse-drawn carriage rides. In the navigation on the left, you will find detailed information about your favourite topic. The Harz- your remedy against the winter sleep! Come into the Harz - the daily grind is left outside. Where magic, witches and goblins govern; experience the magical world of leisure. Families travel together on a quest to explore and discover mystical places, magicians and mountain spirits. Delve into the deep woods alone or with a Harz National Park Ranger on an adventurous search for clues in the wilderness of the mountains. The Harz offers the ultimate in holiday fun: action with the Monster Scooters, riding the Downhill-Parks, climbing high across the tree tops or fun in the snow. Hikers will enjoy the beautiful landscape around Altenau, for example, on an extended tour of the Harzer-Hexen-Stieg, or the Goethe Way through the unspoilt nature leading to the Brocken summit.
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It was one of those days the weather was perfect on Campingsite Okertalsperre. The breakfast tables on the different sites were ready to jump on and some even were decorated with flowers. Sports enthusiasts checkt and made there equipment in order because in the Okervalley the possibilitys for wildwater canoeing, climbing and beautifull hikes are breathtaking and adventures. In the afternoon some people built rafts and played on the Okertalsperre to get there refreshment. Others just stayed on the campingsite to relax and enjoy the day after a year of hard work. At the end of the day most people enjoyed a barbecue after a sunny day in the Harz mountains. And the air you breath here makes hungry.
Even our cat was after this day thirsty but you don´t have to be affraid there flows enough water in to the Okertalsperre.
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Wildwater canoeing in the Oker river a great experience
Mountainbike downhill Harz
Fast rockclimbing Marienfels in the Oker valley
Beautifull hikes at the Oker valley
Beautifull hikes at the Oker valley