The Oberharz

Places and region

The Oberharz is the centrepiece and also the highest region of the highest mountain range in northern Germany, the Harz.


Surrounded by beautiful forests and gentle mountain heights as well as romantic valleys, the six Oberharz villages lie at an altitude of 380 to 927 metres: Altenau, Buntenbock, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Sankt Andreasberg, Schulenberg and Wildemann.

Oberharz - ideal holiday region

With its beautiful, varied landscape, the Oberharz is the ideal holiday destination forhikers,mountain bikersNordic walkers,skiers and winter sports enthusiastsof all kinds and all nature lovers who want to discover the Harz National Park and the Oberharz region on foot, by motorbike, by car, on horseback or by canoe. In addition to its beautiful nature, the Oberharz region offers you withnumerous eventsa varied entertainment programme. Sled dog races, winter festivals, biathlon and other winter sports events, summer meadow festivals, traditional mountain drives, mountain bike and cycling events and much more await you.