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Harz Mountains

 (härts)
A mountain range of central Germany extending about 100 km (60 mi) between the Weser and the Elbe. The range rises to 1,141 m (3,743 ft) and has many mineral springs and resort areas.

Harz′ Moun′tains

(hɑrts)
n.pl.
a range of low mountains in central Germany between the Elbe and Weser rivers. Highest peak, Brocken, 3745 ft. (1141 m).
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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.
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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.
We feature a host of popular destinations in Catalonia, Andalucia and the Basque Country in mainland Spain; the Balearic and Canary Islands; the High Pyrenees; Tuscany, Cinque Terre, Lake Maggiore and the Italian Riviera in Italy; South West France, the Harz mountains and Lower Bavaria in Germany as well as the Algarve in Portugal, Crete and Cyprus.
Fairy-tale German Christmas Hamelin, Hanover & the Harz Mountains - 22 December 2013 Join us for a Christmas to remember on a festive holiday that combines a stay in a welcoming four-star lakeside hotel in historic Hanover - - complete with a special Christmas menus - with some delightful, picturepostcard towns and villages, the beautiful Harz Mountains and Hamelin of Pied Piper fame.
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