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

25 Photos That Prove the Harz Mountains Are the Most Magical Place in Winter
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 © andreaswdnr26/Pixabay

Sunset over the Harz Mountains

Sunset in Harz © 2058099/Pixabay

Brocken Sendeturm (broadcast tower)

Broadcast tower © flohrflohr/Pixabay

Harz National Park

Harz Forest © EFMac/Pixabay

A typical steep-roofed house in a Harz village

House © hbschw/Pixabay

Gipfelplateau in Harz Mountains

Gipfelplateau © Jorbasa Fotografie/Flickr

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola) in Braunlage

Wurmbergseilbahn (Gondola) © funky1opti/Flickr

Sonnenberg Ski Resort

Skiing in Harz © andybewer/Flickr

Snowboarding in Braunlage

Snowboarding © funky1opti/Flickr

Frozen creek in Schulenberg im Oberharz

Frozen creek © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Hiking trail at Steinerne Renne Valley, Wernigerode

Steinerne Renne © Olli Henze/Flickr

Hiking in the snow in Wernigerode

Hiking © Oleg Brovko/Flickr

Snow-covered bridge in Schulenberg

Bridge in Harz © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Sunrise in Wernigerode

Sunrise © Olli Henze/Flickr

River Oker in foggy Oberharz

River Oker © Micheal Mueller/Flickr

Brocken, the highest peak in Harz

Brocken © Oleg Brovko/Flickr

Wernigerode train tracks

Train tracks © Oleg Brovko/Flickr

Green spruce sunk in snowbank

Spruce in snow © TCM1003/Flickr

Church in Duderstadt, a quaint town in Harz

Duderstadt © Manno/Pixabay

Sunset over Söse reservoir

Sunset © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Snowman in the mountains

Snowman © Ian Weddelle/Flickr

Icy road in Altenbrak, a tiny Harz village

Icy road © luzifair/Flickr

Ski marathon for seniors in Sonnenberg

Ski marathon © Sektion Skilanglauf SC Norweger/Flickr

Snow-covered branch against a contrasting blue sky

Snow-covered branch © Michael Mueller/Flickr

Watersteps in the Söse Dam

Watersteps © Michael Mueller/Flickr