Pioneering spirit and scientific curiosity
For over a thousand years you could hear the exhausting physical labour of the miners in the depths of the mountains. Some parts of the historic mining landscape of the Harz were declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Discover in picturesque medieval towns, museums, which retell the stories of life for the miners and their families. The early treasure hunters and range of silver lustre and arts and crafts; and how the cool waters of the Upper Harz were used for bathing.