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Hiking in the Harz Mountains

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Want to go hiking in the Harz Mountains to explore more of this corner of Germany? In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of hikes and walking routes in the Harz Mountains to bring you the top 20 hiking routes in the region. To see which of our walks in the Harz Mountains is the right one for you, browse real tips and photos uploaded by other hikers—and see what they had to say about each walk.


Top 20 best walks and hikes in the Harz Mountains

    1
    Intermediate
    04:28
    9.35 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,225 ft
    1,225 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    2
    Intermediate
    04:11
    9.17 mi
    2.2 mph
    1,075 ft
    1,075 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    06:10
    13.1 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,650 ft
    1,650 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    4
    Difficult
    05:55
    12.0 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,800 ft
    1,800 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    5
    Difficult
    06:44
    13.3 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,850 ft
    1,850 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    6
    Intermediate
    04:10
    8.75 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,100 ft
    1,100 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    7
    Intermediate
    04:52
    9.84 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,600 ft
    1,600 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    8
    Intermediate
    04:55
    10.0 mi
    2.0 mph
    1,775 ft
    1,775 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    9
    Intermediate
    03:54
    8.59 mi
    2.2 mph
    975 ft
    1,000 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    10
    Intermediate
    04:12
    8.16 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,425 ft
    1,425 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    11
    Difficult
    06:41
    14.3 mi
    2.1 mph
    1,875 ft
    1,875 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    12
    Difficult
    05:26
    10.4 mi
    1.9 mph
    1,575 ft
    1,575 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    13
    Intermediate
    02:18
    5.01 mi
    2.2 mph
    625 ft
    625 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    14
    Difficult
    07:01
    14.2 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,075 ft
    2,075 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    15
    Intermediate
    02:12
    4.87 mi
    2.2 mph
    525 ft
    525 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    16
    Difficult
    03:32
    7.27 mi
    2.1 mph
    850 ft
    850 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    17
    Difficult
    02:32
    5.28 mi
    2.1 mph
    550 ft
    550 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    18
    Difficult
    03:32
    7.58 mi
    2.1 mph
    725 ft
    725 ft
    Expert Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    19
    Intermediate
    01:44
    4.01 mi
    2.3 mph
    250 ft
    250 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    20
    Intermediate
    01:57
    4.53 mi
    2.3 mph
    275 ft
    275 ft
    Intermediate Hiking Tour. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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