The house is located in Blankenburg on the northern edge of the Harz Mountains in a recreational area with direct access to the R1 cycle path. Due to the central location between the famous Harz towns of Wernigerode, Halberstadt, Quedlinburg, Thale, Hasselfelde, Rübeland and Braunlage, directly on the Romanesque Road, here is an ideal starting point to explore the Harz.
Blankenburg itself with its baroque palace and gardens, the historic old town, the stately villas, the parks, the two castles, the castle ruins of Regenstein, the Cistercian monastery Michaelstein, the goat's head, the Devil's Wall with the Grandfather Rock, the spa Teufelsbad Teufelsbad Teufelsbad Teufelsbad Teufelsbad, the mill hiking trail, the climbing park and the bio leisure pool offers numerous destinations that want to be discovered and explored. Blankenburg's surroundings offer an extensive network of hiking trails. Among hiking enthusiasts, the tour planning via the destinations in the program of the ?Harzer Wandernadel? is particularly popular. More information is available online or at the local tourist information offices.
Your vacation home is located on an enclosed 900 sqm nature plot directly at the forest where you can find enough space for recreation and relaxation alone or with children. During the day you can explore the surroundings on foot, by bike, with your own car or by public transport. In the immediate vicinity of the house passes one of the steepest railroad lines in Germany, the Rübelandbahn. On special weekends, the traditional train with steam locomotive runs on this railroad line to Rübeland and back. A special experience are trips with the Harzer Schmalspurbahnen e.g. to the Brocken or through the Selketal. With the narrow-gauge railroad you can enjoy the Harz landscape in a relaxed way or integrate individual sections of the route into your outdoor activities.
At the Rappbode Dam you can explore the dam wall and the facility from the suspension bridge or during a ride on the double rope slide, including an adrenaline rush. In addition to Wernigerode and Quedlinburg, you should also visit Thale with its Bodetal Adventure World, cable cars, summer toboggan run, mountain theater, the Bodetal thermal baths, the Hexentanzplatz and the Roßtrappe. On hot days, a hike from Treseburg through the Bode Valley to Thale is recommended. For families with children, Pullmanncity in Hasselfelde also offers the Rübeländer Caves or a rowing boat trip in Wendefurth on the reservoir. In Blankenburg, they can get to know the stories of knights and castles with a visit to the Regenstein castle ruins and the knightly Thing square. A hike on the Devil's Wall is particularly eventful. Here there are ample opportunities for children to climb and make discoveries.
Within walking distance from your accommodation are the monastery Michaelstein with the Mönchemühlenteichen, the mill hiking trail and the viewpoints Wilhelm Raabe Warte and the Ziegenkopf.
Baby cot/chair are provided upon prior request. In 26 km distance you will find the winter sports resort Hohegeiß with 3 ski lifts.