Half-timbered towns

Many houses in the Harz are half-timbered. They bear witness to a high level of craftsmanship and are significant for the region. Their construction consists of timber frames with infill panels.



Their empty spaces are filled with various materials between the wooden beams. Let yourself be fascinated by this special type of architecture throughout the Harz Mountains!

Wernigerode and Goslar

Many visitors to the Harz Mountains consider Wernigerode to be the most beautiful half-timbered town in the region. On the market square, many a visitor has been enamoured by the shingle-roofed half-timbered houses. But the townscape in Goslar is also characterised by beautiful half-timbered houses in a variety of colours in the small alleyways, which are perfect for a leisurely stroll.

Wernigerode Half-timbered houses Oberharz