Harz, Germany

Harz, Germany

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Where to stay around Harz Mountains?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,413 holiday lettings near Harz Mountains. From 1,590 apartments to 657 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:

  • Lower Saxony: 9,249 holiday homes
  • Lower Saxony: 1,964 holiday homes
  • Goslar Rural District: 1,080 holiday homes
  • Wernigerode: 1,436 holiday homes
  • Thuringia: 1,075 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:

  • Wernigerode: 1,436 holiday lettings
  • Quedlinburg: 434 holiday lettings
  • Bad Harzburg: 1,126 holiday lettings
  • Goslar: 831 holiday lettings
  • Magdeburg: 50 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Harz Mountains?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Harz Mountains are:

  • Halle an der Saale (ZHZ-Halle-Saale Train Station): 167 self catering accommodations
  • Goettingen (ZEU-Goettingen Train Station): 128 self catering accommodations
  • Hildesheim (ZNO): 569 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals 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 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lower Saxony: 1,964 holiday rentals
  • Harz National Park: 1,980 holiday rentals
  • Brocken: 2,084 holiday rentals
  • Castle Square (Burgplatz): 24 holiday rentals
  • Georg-August University of Goettingen: 136 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).

Attractions in and around Harz National Park

First time in Harz National Park and looking for places to see? Visitors searching for nearby landmarks can take a trip to Oker Dam, Ring der Erinnerung and Grenzlandschaft and Museum Sorge. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, experience the natural beauty of Harz National Park, Wurmberg and Brocken. Winter enthusiasts will find Wurmbergschanze in the city. Also a trip to Wurmberg Gondola, Harz Golf Club or Mines of Rammelsberg might be a nice excursion.