Steam trains in the Harz

4-Day tour Germany
  • 4-Day rail tour Germany
  • 140km narrow gauge steam railway network, Europe’s largest network of its kind
  • Scenic routes & Hochharz National Park
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  • € 299 1st class
  • € 299 2nd class
Prices & Dates

Discover the Harz by (steam) train, with a charming hotel in a small village in the forests as your base. Visit historic towns with traditional timbered houses and enjoy the peaceful nature on a long walk.

The train

  • Steam trains
  • Harz Railway
  • Brocken Railway

Day to day


Day 1

The rail tour starts from the town of Wernigerode in the Harz. Travel by train (with either a steam or diesel locomotive) to the village of Drei Annen Hohne.

Overnight stay in Drei Annen Hohne.

It is possible to add train tickets to Wernigerode to your booking. Additional fees applicable.

Day 2

Take the Brocken Railway to the highest mountain of the Harz (1142m). The afternoon you can spend as you wish. For instance, visit picturesque Wernigerode with its authentic timbered houses.

Overnight stay in Drei Annen Hohne.

Day 3

Take the Harz Railway to Nordhausen (trains sometimes have a diesel locomotive). Return via Eisfelder Talmühle.

Overnight stay in Drei Annen Hohne.

Day 4

Return to Wernigerode or extension of the trip.

It is possible to add train tickets to your booking. For instance, there are trains from Wernigerode to Hamburg (3h15m), Berlin (3h10m), Düsseldorf (4h45m), Leipzig (2h) and Munich (5h30min). Please note that since Wernigerode is a small town, you most likely have to change trains in larger towns to reach your final destination. Additional fees applicable.

More info


Would you like to receive more information and details of this rail tour? Please send us an email: info@railtravelshop.com.

Included


  • All train journeys in the Harz region (from Wernigerode), using the 3-day HSB train pass. The pass is valid on the entire HSB (Harzer Schmalspurbahnen) railway network including a return trip to the Brocken, the highest mountain of the Harz. The HSB pass is valid from the day of arrival in the region, for the journey back to Wernigerode (on travel day 4) an additional ticket is provided and included in the price.
  • Harz-Guestcard, issued at the hotel on the day of arrival. With the card, certain attractions in the Harz can be visited for a discounted rate. In addition, with the card HATIX buses can be used for free. There is a bus stop in front of the hotel.
  • 3 Nights: 2 person room or single room with shower + toilet, breakfast and dinner included (half board). Hotel is located opposite to the train station.

Extensions


  • Additional nights in both a 2 persons room (€64 p.p.) or single room (€74 p.p.) can be added to the booking. Breakfast and dinner included.
  • Overnight stays in other cities (also outside Germany) before or after rail tour can be added as well

Discounts / Surcharges


Discounts
  • 5=4 for arrivals on Sunday (except bank holidays). Book a 4th night and receive an additional 5th night for free.

Surcharges
  • Tourist tax €2.50 p.p.p.d. to be paid in the hotel
  • 5-day HSB train pass (for 5 continuous travel days including a return trip to the Brocken) instead of the 3-day pass, surcharge €43 p.p.

Departure


  • Daily departure
  • Travelling around Christmas and New Years on request due to limited availability

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Additional nights

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Special offer

5=4 for arrivals on Sunday (except bank holidays). Book a 4th night and receive an additional 5th night for free.