Harz Mountains, Pistons and Steam
This is an area that is peppered with small towns and villages and where the splendid and colourful half-timbered buildings reflect the prosperous past of this region. Based on a Sunday departure this tour can feature all of the highlights of the area to include the medieval towns of Quedlinburg, Wernigerode and Goslar as well as a ride on the Harz Narrow Gauge Railway.
Goslar • Quedlinburg • Harz Selketal Steam Railway • Wernigerode
Day 1 Channel crossing. Overnight Belgium.
Day 2 Into Germany, past Dortmund and on to Braunlage for a 4 night stay.
Day 3 Travel to the World Heritage City of Goslar. We suggest a guided walking tour followed by time at leisure to explore the grand squares and cobbled streets.
Day 4 A day in wonderful Wernigerode, a medieval town with many half timbered houses. See the old town, 16th century town square and Baroque Town Hall. Return to Braunlage in the afternoon.
Day 5 Start with a scenic steam train ride from Alexisbad through the Selketal to Gernrode. Here rejoin the coach and continue to Quedlinburg, a beautifully preserved medieval town. Wander the narrow streets and take the opportunity to sample some local bratwurst.
Day 6 Begin the journey home today, stopping for dinner and overnight in Belgium.
Day 7 Channel crossing and home.
Enhance your Harz Mountains tour
Steam Train ride to Eisfelder • Brocken Mountain Railway
Cuckoo Clock Museum, Gernrode • Hamelin Pied Piper Walking Tour
All tours are tailored to your requirements and can be adapted for travel by coach and/or air as you prefer
Maritim Berghotel, Braunlage
A 4 star hotel with a super location at the foot of Mount Wurmberg. It is surrounded by spruce forests and offers wonderful views over the town.
• 4 star • 309 bedrooms • Lift
• Indoor swimming pool
• Outdoor swimming pool
• Coach parking
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 1 night half board on outbound journey
• 4 nights half board in Braunlage with:
Hot buffet breakfast
Buffet dinner or 3 course dinner with choice
from night 2
• Steam train Alexisbad to Gernrode
• 1 night half board on inbound journey
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