Explore the old Hanseatic City of Osterode am Harz
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Old Hanseatic City near the Harzer-Hexen-Stieg (hiking trial)
Colourful timber framed houses. Century-old town houses. Pedestrian shopping mile with historic restaurants, bars and cafes as well as diverse boutiques, which invite you to relax and shop.
"Osterode moves" - in every season. Be active: sport, wellness and hiking. Discover culture: theatre, cabaret and concerts.
Many different events such as the town festival, the BeachCup, OTTO or the Christmas market invite you to relax and enjoy Osterode am Harz.

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Sightseeing tours on foot or by Segway offer the opportunity to get to know the historic town with its beautiful half-timber framed houses. Well-known hiking trails like the Harzer-Hexen-Stieg, Karstwanderweg, Harzer-BaudenSteig or the Försterstieg invite experienced and inexperienced hikers to discover the most beautiful corners of the Harz. The 2.200 km mountain bike network of the Volksbank Arena
Harz, with its different levels of difficulty, are right on our doorstep. Explore on many trials and well-developed forest roads stunning landscape and beautiful scenery. Enjoy jogging, running, walking and hiking around Osterode, Lerbach and Riefensbeek-Kamschlacken.

The annually held run "Osteroder Altstadtlauf" in the spring as well as the "Stage Marathon" over seven days invite all runners and walkers to participate. Friends of indoor sports can enjoy the facilities at the ALOHA adventure and wellness pool with its lazy river, the 85m long slides and its large sauna area. Be more active on the bowling alley in the old industrial monument, the Eulenburg.
A special experience offer the river Söse and the idyllic ponds of the Upper Harz water management system, where you can try to catch fish or do fly fishing.

Friends of horse riding have the opportunity at four sports facilities to enjoy their passion. For winter sports enthusiasts the small mountain village Lerbach offers a 300m long ski slope with great downhill or tobogganing run and evening flood light. The extensive cross country trial network in the Upper Harz can be easy reached by bus within minutes. In addition, Osterode am Harz is a wonderful starting point for a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site City Goslar or the old university town Goettingen.



Pictures of the Hanseatic City of Osterode

Osterode am Harz

: ahead of mountains

Touristinformation Osterode am Harz

Eisensteinstraße 1
37520 Osterode am Harz

Tel.: +49 (0)5522 318 333
Fax:  +49 (0)5522 318 380

Osterode am Harz

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