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Harz

(hɑːts) or

Harz Mountains

pl n
(Placename) a range of wooded hills in central Germany, between the Rivers Weser and Elbe: source of many legends. Highest peak: Brocken, 1142 m (3746 ft)
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THE DEAL: Great Rail Journeys' Harz Mountain Christmas Markets tour starts at PS895pp for five nights' B&B in Wernigerode's four-star HKK Hotel, three dinners, train ride and town tours.
In 1987, Holsten revived the Duckstein tradition, using Harz mountain water and a special dark malt kilned exclusively for the brand.
These Unesco-listed destinations all have lovely Christmas markets, while the mountains themselves, home to ski slopes in the winter, are served by the historic steam-hauled Harz Mountain Railway, which sends spectacular pillars of smoke into the snow-clad firs as it climbs up and over the passes.
If you'd rather not fly but like the group tour idea, head over to Germany's Harz Mountains to see fairytale villages and follow the Pied Piper of Hamelin.
Menn und Hoffmeister, whose transport authority organizes regional transport on rail between the North Sea and the Harz Mountains, yearly spending tax revenues of nearly 300 million euros for it, emphasized during the contract signing: Fuel cell technology has good chances to prevail in Germany in the next 10 to 15 years, with diesel vehicles being more and more forced out of the market, as both outline the future of rail transport.
In Germany, 14 lynx were released at a site in the Harz mountains in 2000 and have since bred and colonised other areas.
Nash then follows the division from its initial commitment in the latter stages of the fighting in the Hurtgen Forest to the division's surrender in the Ruhr Pocket, while some elements were able to retreat to the Harz Mountains before surrendering.
All-inclusives include an eight-day Heart of Germany trip to Wernigerode, Quedlinburg, Goslar and the pretty Harz Mountains, and an eight-day Czech Charms tour of the historic region of Bohemia, which takes in Unesco world heritage site Cesky Krumlov plus Tabor, Pisek and Pilsen, home of the famous Pilsner beer.
ESCORTED HOLIDAY 8 days from PS849 Berlin, Potsdam & the Harz Mountains Flying Direct from Liverpool & Manchester Departs Jun 16, Jul 21 & Aug 18 2016 The scenery of the Harz Mountains, the medieval history amid the half-timbered houses of Goslar and Quedlinburg, the 'iron curtain' history of East Germany and Berlin, and the stunning new capital city that is emerging
His most ambitious project in this capacity involved using wind-powered pumps to recirculate the water used to operate machinery in the silver mines of the Harz Mountains.
Services of a tour representative 8 or 15 days from PS559 Berlin, Potsdam & the Harz Mountains Flying Direct from Manchester Departs Jun 19, Jul 31 & Aug 7 The scenery of the Harz Mountains, the medieval history amid the halftimbered houses of Goslar and Quedlinburg, the 'iron curtain' history of East Germany and Berlin, and the stunning new capital city that is emerging
Departs Feb 26, Mar 5 & 19 November 2014 8 or 15 days from PS749 The Harz Mountains, Berlin & Potsdam from Bristol This trip is a fascinating mixture of big city and modern history in Berlin, imperial capitals in Goslar and Potsdam, medieval towns in Quedlinburg and Wittenberg and wonderful scenery in the Harz mountains.