In Germanys green heart is the Harz, whose highest mountain is not only popular with skiers and hikers. Because the Brocken is also known as Blocksberg, where the witches celebrate Walpurgis Night on May 1st. Those who do not arrive with a broom can steam up to the Brocken from Quedlinburg, Harzgerode or Nordhausen with the Harz narrow-gauge railway.
Wild animals and lots of adventure you can experience on the other hand in the leisure and recreation park on the Possen. Besides fairy tale forests and stalactite caves, the highest mountains of Northern Germany offer many other sightly towns like Halberstadt, Goslar, Quedlinburg or Wernigerode. In winter, on the other hand, visitors will find some of the best ski areas in Germany, such as the Wurmberg near Braunlage..