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Hiking from Wernigerode to Quedlinburg

travel code
WAHZ 02
Duration
7 days / 6 nights
Price
Bookable again soon

Learn the eastern part of the Harzhe-Hexen-Stiegs on a varied and promising hiking holiday in the Harz know! Immediately after your arrival you can see the "colorful city on the Harz" Visit Wernigerode. Small half-timbered houses, one of the most beautiful town halls in Germany and the castle enthroned above the city are waiting for your visit.

Change for 2023:

Please note that due to business closure (in one case) and use as refugee accommodation (in the other case), our two hotel partners in the Stage location Rübeland cannot be booked in 2023.

Of course, we have appropriate alternatives ready. You can find these under day 3.

Overview of your benefits
  • Good value for money
  • Tour incl. hotels and luggage transport
  • Extensive route booklet
  • Over 30 years of experience

After your arrival, stroll through the winding streets of the "colorful city on the Harz“. You can take the tourist train (on your own) up to the Schlossberg in comfort. Enjoy the view of Wernigerode.

Overnight place: Wernigerode

A special highlight is the ride with the Harzhe narrow-gauge railway on the Brocken, which has a very special nostalgic charm (self-pay). Take a leisurely hike down the Hexen-Stieg to Schierke.
Walking time approx. 3,0 hours

Overnight place: Schierke

Past the Trudenstein and through Drei-Annen-Hohne it goes downhill to the Königshütte waterfall. Now you meet the Bode river and a new landscape appears - the limestone quarrying above ground is still in operation. From the Hoher Kleef vantage point you have a magnificent view over the Rübeland with its stalactite caves, which are well worth seeing.
Walking time approx. 6 hours

Change for 2023:

Please note that due to business closure (in one case) and use as refugee accommodation (in the other case), our two hotel partners in the Stage location Rübeland cannot be booked in 2023.

Of course, we have appropriate alternatives ready, which will look like this:

• Regular hiking route Schierke - Rübeland (20 km) and then bus to Hasselfelde (20 minutes) or Elbingerode (6 min), where you spend the night, morning bus ride from Hasselfelde/Elbingerode to Rübeland and continue walking

  • (Bus tickets are included in the tourist tax, which you pay on the spot (no additional costs))
  • Hiking tour Schierke - Elbingerode directly (approx. 15 km),
    • Elbingerode - Altenbrak directly (approx. 21 km), no bus journeys necessary
  • Hiking tour Schierke - Hasselfelde directly (southern route of the Hexenstieg), approx. 23 km,
    • Hasselfelde - Altenbrak also directly on the southern route (approx. 11 km, 15 km to Treseburg)
  • Double overnight stay in Altenbrak (with afternoon and morning transfers)

Please note that there will be no choice between the options, we will book these based on availability and will advise you on confirmation.

We will try to resolve this situation for you at no additional cost.
If there are situations that require an extra charge, we will inform you immediately.

Overnight place: Hasselfelde / Elbingerode / Altenbrak

This section takes you on idyllic forest and meadow paths through the "old mining" area with numerous geological features. Past the Wendefurth dam and through the Mühlental you reach the Bodetal.

Overnight place: Altenbrak/Treseburg

On the last day of hiking, you will walk through the “Grand Canyon of Germany”: the Bodetal with its steep granite rocks. Mostly leading along narrow paths, you will be impressed by this unique rocky gorge. You reach Thale via the Teufelsbrücke. The place is known for the Hexentanzplatz or the Rosstrappe, which can also be easily reached by cable car (self-pay). The train takes you to Quedlinburg in a few minutes.
Walking time approx. 3 - 4,5 hours

Overnight place: Quedlinburg

Stroll through the historic streets and enjoy the many picturesque and rustic half-timbered houses and the Collegiate Church of St. Servatius, one of the most important Romanesque buildings. You spend the night again in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Quedlinburg.

Overnight place: Quedlinburg

After breakfast departure on your own.

Overnight place: Quedlinburg (departure)

  • 6 nights including breakfast
  • Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
  • Train ride from Thale to Quedlinburg 
  • 1 x detailed travel documents per room
  • 7 days service hotline

Wernigerode

Room price per person Cat I
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 72,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 105,00 €

Schierke

Room price per person Cat I
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 68,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 90,00 €

Hasselfelde / Elbingerode / Altenbrak

Room price per person Cat I
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 55,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 73,00 €

Quedlinburg

Room price per person Cat I
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 82,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 115,00 €

Quedlinburg (departure)

Room price per person Cat I
Doppelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 82,00 €
Einzelzimmer inkl. Frühstück 115,00 €

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Reisecode
WAHZ 02

Hiking from Wernigerode to Quedlinburg

Duration
7 days
Overnight stays
6 nights
Overnight stays
about 62 km

Daily departure from April 01nd to October 31th, 2023

Bookable again soon

Attention: This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

Rooms with shower/toilet or bath/toilet

Accommodation in 3-star hotels

Not included: Cultural tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses

This trip/s is/are not suitable for people with reduced mobility.

General information

Not included in the price: Cultural development tax, bed tax, arrival and departure, transfers, excursions, entrance and sightseeing fees, city maps, ferry fees, insurance, tips and personal expenses.
This trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Maps presented are for illustrative purposes only and do not reflect geographical reality.

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About 30 years
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