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Harz Mountains Steam Spectacular

7 days - from only £779pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Harz Mountains Steam Spectacular

Uncover the sights and scenery of Germany’s spectacular Harz Mountains on this fantastic tour! Enjoy two nostalgic train rides when we journey along the Brocken Railway and the Selketal Railway, and soak up the charm of quintessential towns such as Wernigerode and Quedlinburg. With a visit to Aachen and the chance to discover historic Goslar, this short break offers a taste of Germany’s finest destinations.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 4 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

7 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Day 2: To the Harz Mountains

    We depart Belgium and head through Germany to the Harz Mountains, where we stay for four nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3: Wernigerode and the Brocken Railway

    We enjoy an exhilarating journey onboard the steam-hauled Brocken Railway, which takes us from Wernigerode up to the summit of the Brocken Mountain. This is the highest peak in the Harz region and the home of Germany's highest narrow-gauge station. During the Cold War period, the Brocken was in East Germany and very much off-limits to western visitors.

    Returning to Wernigerode, enjoy free time to explore its quaint market square and admire the half-timbered houses.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Brocken Railway

    Brocken Railway
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    Included Highlights

    • Wernigerode
    • Brocken Railway
  • Day 4: Goslar

    Relax at the hotel, or why not join our optional excursion to Goslar?

    The Old Town of Goslar is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, featuring over 1,500 half-timbered houses – a wonderfully scenic setting. It is also an ancient imperial city with remnants of a proud past, including the palace from the Holy Roman Empire period and 'Kaiserstuhl', the imperial throne. A guided tour will uncover Goslar's secrets – both past and present.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Goslar

    Goslar

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2023 2024
    • Goslar
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 5: Quedlinburg and Selketal Railway

    Today we discover another treasure of the Harz region, Quedlinburg. One of Germany's best-kept secrets, the Old Town has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status and is home to one of the best-preserved collections of medieval buildings in Germany.

    During the day we also take a ride on the Selketal Railway, which takes us through the verdant forests to Alexisbad.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Quedlinburg

    Quedlinburg
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    Included Highlights

    • Selketal Railway
    • Quedlinburg
  • Day 6: Belgium via Aachen

    We retrace our steps across Germany to our overnight hotel in Belgium. En route we pay a visit to another great UNESCO World Heritage site, Aachen. Whilst here, be sure to visit the stunning cathedral, which was the final resting place of the Holy Roman Emperor Charlemagne.

    Included meals: Breakfast

    Aachen

    Aachen

    Included Highlights

    • Aachen
  • Day 7:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £189.00 (7 days).

Hotels

We will stay for four nights at the 3-star Superior Ahorn Hotel in Braunlage, nestled in the heart of the Harz Mountains. As well as a lovely location, with welcoming bars and a restaurant, the hotel also boasts an indoor swimming pool and fitness room.

Overnight hotels will be in city-style hotels.

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price.

See our full list of our joining points.

No Testing Required for European Tours
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