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The Harz Mountains

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(Tour code: 18HZS)

Experience a one of a kind rail holiday

Travel the Harz Mountains, the highest range in northern Germany, by train on the Brocken and Selketal Railways for scenic journeys through spruce woodland and narrow valleys.

  • Goslar including a guided walking tour
  • Wernigerode
  • Journey on the Brocken Railway
  • Quedlinburg
  • Journey on the Selketal Railway
  • Stunning 4-Star Accommodation
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursions
  • 4* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Optional Bag Concierge

The Harz Mountains 2018Tour Details

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Day 1 Eurostar

To Goslar

Meet at our dedicated Departure Office in St Pancras International taking the Eurostar to Brussels, continuing via Cologne to Hanover by high-speed rail, before transferring by coach to Goslar.

  • Dinner
Days 2-3 Goslar


Enjoy a guided walking tour of Goslar, a historic city which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is home to 1,500 buildings dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. After the revealing tour, you have some free time to continue exploring at your leisure. The next day is at leisure. You may wish to enjoy some classic German cuisine in any of the cafés which line the city squares, or perhaps just enjoy the hotel's excellent facilities.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 The Brocken Railway
The Brocken Railway

The Brocken Railway

You take a coach to Wernigerode, where you board a steam-hauled train for a trip on the Brocken Railway. Appreciate the scenery on offer as this steam-hauled service slowly climbs to the Brocken summit. This fantastic viewpoint allows for some glorious views across the mountains below.

Please Note: For Departure 18HZS01 Days 4 and 3 have swapped around.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Selketal Railway
Selketal Railway

Quedlinburg and Selketal Railway

Your excursion today is to the beautifully preserved town of Quedlinburg. With hundreds of half-timbered buildings, this alluring town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a delight to explore. You then enjoy a journey on the Selketal narrow-gauge railway, which is operated by steam and diesel engines, and takes us through the beautiful scenery of the Harz Mountains.

  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Eurostar

To London

Today you take a coach to Hanover, where you join the high-speed train via Cologne to Brussels. Here you connect with a Eurostar service back to London.

  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Exclusive meeting point at our St Pancras Departure Office
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 5 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast each day and 5 dinners
  • Guided tour of Goslar
  • Journey on the spellbinding Brocken Railway
  • Journey on the Selketalbahn
  • Visit to Quedlinburg


Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.
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