© Mandy Leonhardt, Tourismusbetrieb der Stadt Oberharz am Brocken

Hike to the Carlshausturm with a panoramic view (HWN 51)

Short facts

  • start: Hasselfelde: tourist information office
  • destination: Hasselfelde: tourist information office
  • medium
  • 14,57 km
  • 3 hours 45 minutes
  • 624 m
  • 454 m
  • Loop tour

best season

A 13 km round trip hike up the Carlshausturm near the Harz town of Hasselfelde.

The Carlshausturm offers a fantastic view over the entire eastern Harz including the Brocken panorama as well as the view of the Josephskreuz and Kyffhäuser.

The stamping point no. 51 (Harzer Wandernadel) is located opposite the lookout tower.

Tour waypoints

Parking spot Hammerstraße - Hasselfelde

Public toilet - Hasselfelde

Blumenau-Museum Hasselfelde

Tourist information office Hasselfelde

Bus stop Hasselfelde - Breite Straße

St. Antoniuskirche Hasselfelde

Station Hasselfelde - Harzer Schmalspurbahn (Selketalbahn)

Waldseebad Hasselfelde

Parking spot Waldseebad - Hasselfelde

Bus stop Hasselfelde - Waldseebad

Playground Hasselfelde - Rotacker

Observation point and stamping point "Carlshaus-Turm" (HWN 51)



  • Asphalt Coating (12%)
  • Hiking Trail (37%)
  • Street (4%)
  • Crushed Rock (47%)


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