Where to stay around Harz Mountains?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,542 holiday lettings near Harz Mountains. From 1,719 apartments to 656 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Harz Mountains is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Harz Mountains?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Harz Mountains. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Hanover: 1,195 holiday homes
  • Lower Saxony: 10,502 holiday homes
  • Goslar Rural District: 1,238 holiday homes
  • Thuringia: 1,121 holiday homes
  • Wernigerode: 1,491 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Harz Mountains! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Harz Mountains?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Harz Mountains with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Hanover: 1,195 holiday lettings
  • Wernigerode: 1,491 holiday lettings
  • Quedlinburg: 435 holiday lettings
  • Bad Harzburg: 1,280 holiday lettings
  • Goslar: 976 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Harz Mountains?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Harz Mountains. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brocken: 2,277 holiday rentals
  • Wurmberg: 2,280 holiday rentals
  • Martin Luther Birth House: 160 holiday rentals
  • Grenzlandschaft and Museum Sorge: 2,069 holiday rentals
  • Etzleben Station: 108 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Harz Mountains listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Harz Mountains, Germany Your Home Away From Home


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.

Things to Do on Holiday in Harz Mountains, Germany

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.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Harz Mountains, Germany

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.

Weather in Harz Mountains, Germany

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.

Travel to Harz Mountains, Germany

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).

Activities and attractions in Harz National Park

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Harz National Park a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wurmberg Gondola (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Harz Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Christianental Wildlife Park (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)

Exploring the natural features in Harz National Park

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Harz National Park is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harz National Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Wurmberg (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Brocken (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
  • Buergerpark (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • South Harz Nature Park (16.1 mi / 26 km)
  • Bode Gorge (20.4 mi / 32.8 km)