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Brocken

Brocken, 38879 Wernigerode, Germany

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Mountain Peaks

About Brocken

One of the highest peak of the Harz mountain range and also the highest peak of Northern Germany with an elevation of 1,141 metres. This mountain has always played a role in legends and has been connected with witches and devils. Today it is part of the Harz National Park and hosts a historic botanical garden of about 1,600 alpine mountain plants. One of the beautiful locations in this area which was blessed with natural beauty.


Attractions near Brocken

Wurmberg4.72km from Brocken

At 971 m above sea level, the Wurmberg is the second highest mountain in the Harz and the highest in Lower Saxony. Its summit is located due south of the Brocken and roughly 400 m south of the state border with Saxony-Anhalt. The two mountains are separated by the valley of the Kalte Bode, which in this area is about 660 m above NN.

Achtermannshöhe5.33km from Brocken

The Achtermannshöhe in the Harz National Park is about 925  m above sea level is the third highest mountain in Lower Saxony. It is located near Königskrug and belongs to the non-parish Harz region of the Goslar district. One of the nice trekking destination and also a picturesque spot which gives a wide panoramic view of this area.

Harz National Park6.69km from Brocken

Harz National Park is a nature reserve, and one of the largest of its kind in Germany. The place has an area of 247 km2, 95% of the area covered with forest trees. The park is popular for hiking and ice skating. The park is registered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

Wurmberg Gondola Lift7.52km from Brocken

Wurmberg Gondola Lift is the longest in Northern Germany, with a vertical height of 1,312 feet (400 m) and a length of 2.7 km. It starts from the Braunlage tourist resort to the top of the 3,185 feet (971 m) high Wurmberg mountain.

Kleinstes Haus12.35km from Brocken

The smallest house is in Wernigerode and is a socio-historical cultural monument . It is known for its small size. Today there is a small folklore museum in it .it is one of the most famous buildings in the city. The house was built near the former city ​​wall in a former craftsmen's quarter. The closer the buildings were to the city wall, the poorer the residents were.

Wernigerode Castle12.84km from Brocken

Originally a medieval fortress, which was intended as a secure stop along the way of German emperors during their hunting trips to the Harz. This romantic baroque castle that towering 300 ft above the town of Wernigerode.  It is open to the public and one of the most frequently visited in Saxony-Anhalt.  One of the beautiful locations in this area which is historically important too.

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Saxony-Anhalt is a state of Germany, bordering the states of Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia, and Lower Saxony.  Almost all of Saxony-Anhalt lies within the North European Plain, and its landscapes exhibit impacts from successive eras of glaciation.  One of the beautiful states in Germany which were blessed with natural beauty.