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

Picture of Anwesha Ray
Updated: 30 September 2017
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
Trees covered in snow | © andreaswdnr26/Pixabay

Sunset over the Harz Mountains

Sunset in Harz
Sunset in Harz | © 2058099/Pixabay

Brocken Sendeturm (broadcast tower)

Broadcast tower
Broadcast tower | © flohrflohr/Pixabay

Harz National Park

Harz Forest
Harz Forest | © EFMac/Pixabay

A typical steep-roofed house in a Harz village

Gipfelplateau in Harz Mountains

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola) in Braunlage

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola)
Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola) | © funky1opti/Flickr

Sonnenberg Ski Resort

Skiing in Harz
Skiing in Harz | © andybewer/Flickr

Snowboarding in Braunlage

Snowboarding | © funky1opti/Flickr

Frozen creek in Schulenberg im Oberharz

Hiking trail at Steinerne Renne Valley, Wernigerode

Steinerne Renne
Steinerne Renne | © Olli Henze/Flickr

Hiking in the snow in Wernigerode

Snow-covered bridge in Schulenberg

Bridge in Harz
Bridge in Harz | © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Sunrise in Wernigerode

River Oker in foggy Oberharz

Brocken, the highest peak in Harz

Wernigerode train tracks

Train tracks
Train tracks | © Oleg Brovko/Flickr

Green spruce sunk in snowbank

Spruce in snow
Spruce in snow | © TCM1003/Flickr

Church in Duderstadt, a quaint town in Harz

Duderstadt | © Manno/Pixabay

Sunset over Söse reservoir

Snowman in the mountains

Icy road in Altenbrak, a tiny Harz village

Ski marathon for seniors in Sonnenberg

Snow-covered branch against a contrasting blue sky

Snow-covered branch
Snow-covered branch | © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Watersteps in the Söse Dam