Situated in part of the state of Lower Saxony in the south of Germany is the highest mountain range in the country, the Harz Mountains. Picturesque, filled with interesting wildlife and beautiful scenery, a Harz Mountains holiday is the perfect choice for those travellers who love being in the Great Outdoors. As well as offering breath-taking and memorable mountain views, a Harz Mountains holiday rental apartment has all of the amenities you need to ensure that your stay is as stress-free and relaxing as possible.
A Harz Mountains holiday offers so many things to do that it is unlikely that you will be able to fit them all in during your stay! In terms of outdoor activities, there is a wide range to choose from whilst staying in the area such as mountaineering, mountain biking, skiing, sledding, snowboarding, ice skating, swimming, horse riding, paragliding, fishing and golf.
If you can muster up the energy to leave your comfortable Harz Mountains holiday rental apartment for a day out, then it is suggested that you head for the beautiful and historic town of Goslar. Goslar has many great attractions and is a popular destination with many day-trippers who are visiting the state of Lower Saxony. Amongst the sights that can be seen in Goslar are the Goslar Mosque, Franken berg Church and the Goslar Imperial Palace.
The town is also home to several museums such as the Monk’s House Museum which has a collection of Modern & Contemporary Art, the Goslar Museum and the Museum for Late Medieval History which is situated in the Zwinger Tower.
If you are now convinced that booking a wonderful Harz Mountains holiday rental apartment is the right way to go then you will be even more delighted to learn that you can expect to enjoy some fabulous weather too. Most travellers enjoy a Harz Mountains holiday during the months of July and August which see the daytime temperature vary between 18°C and 23°C. Visitors can enjoy temperatures of between -2°C and 3°C during the winter months of December and January. The annual rainfall amount for the area is 19 inches.
Travellers setting off on a Harz Mountains holiday can arrive at Hannover Airport (HAJ) which is approximately an hour and a half away from the area. Air operators that offer affordable, frequent flights to Hannover include Flybe, BMI, Air Berlin, Lufthansa and British Airways. Passengers can depart the UK from numerous airports including Manchester (MAN), Gatwick (LGW), Belfast (BFS), Edinburgh (EDI) and Liverpool (LPL).