25 Photos That Prove the Harz Mountains Are the Most Magical Place in Winter

Anwesha Ray

The rugged terrains of the Harz Mountains, Germany, are gorgeous any time of the year. But it is in winter that the mountains transform into a magical winter wonderland. Wrapped in a thick blanket of snow, it beckons travelers and adventure-seekers to explore its breathtaking landscape. Here are 25 photos that would make you want to throw your winter jacket and boots in a backpack and head to the Harz Mountains right away.

Coniferous trees covered in snow

Trees covered in snow

Sunset over the Harz Mountains

Sunset in Harz
Broadcast tower

Harz National Park

Harz Forest

A typical steep-roofed house in a Harz village

House

Gipfelplateau in Harz Mountains

Gipfelplateau

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola) in Braunlage

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola)

Sonnenberg Ski Resort

Skiing in Harz

Snowboarding in Braunlage

Snowboarding

Frozen creek in Schulenberg im Oberharz

Frozen creek

Hiking trail at Steinerne Renne Valley, Wernigerode

Steinerne Renne

Hiking in the snow in Wernigerode

Hiking

Snow-covered bridge in Schulenberg

Bridge in Harz

Sunrise in Wernigerode

Sunrise

River Oker in foggy Oberharz

River Oker

Brocken, the highest peak in Harz

Brocken

Wernigerode train tracks

Train tracks

Green spruce sunk in snowbank

Spruce in snow

Church in Duderstadt, a quaint town in Harz

Duderstadt

Sunset over Söse reservoir

Sunset | © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Snowman in the mountains

Snowman

Icy road in Altenbrak, a tiny Harz village

Icy road

Ski marathon for seniors in Sonnenberg

Ski marathon

Snow-covered branch against a contrasting blue sky

Snow-covered branch

Watersteps in the Söse Dam

Watersteps
landscape with balloons floating in the air

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