Destination guide

The historical area of Osterode am Harz awaits your stay

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Osterode am Harz. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Osterode am Harz

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Osterode am Harz a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wurmberg Gondola (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hainberg Observatorium (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Harz Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Osterode am Harz

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Osterode am Harz is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harz National Park (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Wurmberg (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Brocken (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • South Harz Nature Park (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Osterode am Harz

The nearest airport is in Hecklingen (CSO-Magdeburg - Cochstedt), located 52 mi (83.7 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Osterode am Harz Mitte Station or Osterode am Harz Leege Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Osterode am Harz?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,211 holiday lettings around Osterode am Harz. From 184 houses to 884 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Osterode am Harz?

Nestle yourself and your crew in the mountains and be ready for stunning sunrises, unsurpassable stargazing and a whole lot of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 239 mountain holiday properties available. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has loads more options to look through, including:

  • 127 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 119 resort holiday accommodation options.
  • 74 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I stay in Osterode am Harz in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to meet up with friends and family. A holiday is an ideal opportunity to get together. If you were hoping to kick back under the same roof, HomeAway has options for you. The most popular option for larger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and there are 78 available. Around the area, the rental options that can house larger sized groups include:

  • Are you on the hunt for rentals that can fit 5 guests? We have 108 that will be ideal. Prices begin from just £27 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your group, you'll be happy to hear that there are 96 rental accommodation that are perfect. You can book one for as little as £33 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with a group of 8? We offer 22 properties for rent that fit the bill. Prices begin at just £46 a night.

Your whole squad will be in good hands when you arrange your Osterode am Harz travels with us!