Recreation in Bad Harzburg

Everything that a heart desires!

The leaping horses in the tree avenues and the funny gnomes on the "Jungbrunnen" [Fountain of Youth] in the city center of Bad Harzburg are just two of the highlights while wandering through the picturesque city center. Surrounded by mighty chestnut trees, several shops, cafés, boutiques and restaurants invite you to linger. Whoever is in the mood for a small excursion in the nature, will find peace and relaxation while strolling through the nearby spa garden as well as active movement on the many recreational stations.

Whether hiking, cycling, walking or golfing - Bad Harzburg offers ideal conditions for a healthy and relaxing vacation. In whatever form you explore Harz and its nature, especially the Harz National Park, you will be thrilled by the scenic qualities of this beautiful holiday destination.

The vacation destination of Harz shows its best side in winter. Well cleared winter hiking trails and delightful snowshoe hiking invite you to exploration tours close to nature. Frozen lakes become ice skating rendezvous for the young and the old and the nearby ski areas in Harz offer well prepared tracks of all levels of difficulties. Or how about a fun sledge ride for the whole family?