When Nazi Germany collapsed in 1945, more than 400 tons of Foreign Ministry archives, captured in the Harz mountains
, were assembled in Marburg Castle.
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.
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
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
. (Despite his best efforts, this project stalled during implementation.) He also designed and built several working prototypes of an innovative calculating machine which employed his idea of a stepped drum (Staffelwalze) or "Leibniz wheel." This technology continued to be used in calculating machines for more than 200 years and was also central to Leibniz's idea for an Enigma-like cipher machine that would have essentially automated the process of encoding or decoding messages using a remarkably sophisticated polyalphabetic substitution pattern.
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
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.