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Harz Steam Railway

Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580
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Worth every penny.

This place has become a bit of a regular fix for me,I think I have now been in all seasons and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Simon T
via mobile
Fun Ride to the Mountain Top

Although it was snowing and foggy and cold as heck, the ride to the top of the mountain to Broken... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Berryville, Virginia
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Harz Bahnhof, 38855 Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has become a bit of a regular fix for me,I think I have now been in all seasons and every time it offers something different. For me not knowing the steam age back in the UK this is probably the closest I will...More

Thank Simon T
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Although it was snowing and foggy and cold as heck, the ride to the top of the mountain to Broken was fun. A lady comes through the train at every stop with krauter liquor, so it’s easy to stay warm. It takes a while to...More

Thank R0BS411
Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you are expecting this trip to have majestic panoramas similar to those seen from the Snowdon mountain railway, you will be deeply disappointed (Rachel H must have been up Snowdon blindfolded). 95% of the time is spent chugging through the dense forest and the...More

Thank stutt21
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

This is one of the highlights of the Harz mountains. It seems like the time is standing still in this train. The furniture is old fashioned. The sound of the train is great aswell. If you look out the window you can see a lot...More

Thank Lukas K
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We travelled on the HSB steam railway from Wernigerode to Brocken and back, as a day trip by train from Hannover. Although a long day trip (about 12 hrs in total) it was really enjoyable and well worth it. The steam train climbs up through...More

Thank JPRC
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

The Harz Steam Railway is a real working railroad providing public transportation to the communities of the Harz Mountain Region. We traveled to the area and rode the train for the train enthusiast in our family, but everyone enjoyed the experience. The coaches were comfortable...More

1  Thank EJW3
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The steam railway that runs through the Harz mountains is a bit of an anachronism. At the end of the day, the steam shed in Wernigerode gently sighs with a cache of smart looking, beautifully maintained steam engines resting after a hard day's work. A...More

Thank GrumpyMeg
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This railway is a great way to see the Harz mountain region whilst getting involved in some history of the region. This region was in the eastern block when Germany was divided and it is quite an interesting little railway. Would recommend a trip up...More

Thank Sleepismyfave
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

My partner was keen to take a ride on this narrow-gauge steam train to the top of the Brocken mountain. We took the 8:55 train from Wernigerode and paid €41 each return. It was certainly an interesting trip, the best views are to be had...More

Thank Bizzy6
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful steam centre with steam trips up the mountain. A trip up the Brocken is excellent with restaurant at the top with wonderful views.

Thank Andy S
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13 May 2015|
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Response from Mark7735 | Reviewed this property |
I stayed at the Ringhotel Weisser Hirsch right on the market square. I was traveling solo on a business trip, and spent the weekend in Wernigerode. The food in the hotel restaurant was really good and the staff was very... More
Doreen K
6 April 2015|
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Response from yellowchat | Reviewed this property |
Hello Doreen K, The journey time to the Broken from Wernigrode is 1 and a half to 2 hours depending on the train taken., as for times the can be worked out via the 2015 Summer timetable available on GOOGLE at About us... More