Walking and hiking in the Harz
The Harz is one of the most beautiful mountain range in Germany and a wonderful destination for people to relax. Especially when hiking, you can enjoy the splendid nature and unwind from the everyday stress. There is a variety of hiking trails for every fitness level, to ensure that you find something suitable for you. The trails go past historic sites, romantic valleys and over massive hills. Many health resort towns have hotels that are geared for hiking holidays in the Harz Mountains and attract visitors with special weekend programmes.
Walking and hiking in the Harz - hotels to relax
When choosing your hotel, you should ensure that trails are in the immediate vicinity, so you don't have to travel far. You can also rent a bicycle for long bike rides and if you just want to stay iindoors, make use of the fitness rooms. A wellness area is particularly beneficial, as this can relax the muscles after hiking in the Harz Mountains. The hotel relaxa Braunlage is an outstanding recommendation for your summer vacation. It features not only a comfortable atmosphere, but is right next to hiking trails to Mount Wurmberg, Mount Brocken and Achtermann. Our wellness area will ensure that after your activity, you can relax with massages and beauty treatments.
Wonderful hiking trails in the Harz
Across the Harz, over 100 km, from Osterode to Thale is the Harzer-Hexen-Stieg. This trail takes you past historic mining towns, beautiful lakes, stunning and bizarre rock formations. The Goethe trail goes up to the Brocken, which at 1,141 meters is a real challenge. A tip for romantics is the Liebesbank Weg (lover benches trail) in Hahnenklee-Bockswiese, which is also suitable for inexperienced walkers and children. The 7 km loop trail leads around Mount Bocksberg. Relax on the 25 individually designed and hand-crafted wooden benches on the subject of 'love'. The 60 km long Foersterweg (forester trail) displays some fantastic information boards on cultural and ecological issues. The many view points will inspire you while hiking in the Harz and hotels with comfort you along the way.