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VIA ROMEA GERMANICA / Hornburg - Osterwieck (GER17)

Short facts

  • start: Stephanikirchhof an der St.Stephani Kirche (Church graveyard Stephani, at the St. Stephani Church)
  • destination: Rathaus Marktplatz Wernigerode (Town hall of Wernigerode, market square).
  • medium
  • 22,31 km
  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • 268 m
  • 115 m

best season

Official route description - Stage 17 The approx. 2200 km long pilgrimage route "VIA ROMEA GERMANICA" from Stade to Rome on its route between Osterwieck and Wernigerode. European cultural route of the Council of Europe

On small country roads through small villages of the foothills of the Harz Mountains, the tour goes steadily a little bit uphill. The highlight of the hiking tour is reached shortly before Wernigerode: the "Charlottenlust".

Tour waypoints

Klosterkirche Wasserleben

Kunstmühle Veckenstedt

Bürgerpark Wernigerode

Mahn- und Gedenkstätte


St. Georgii-Kapelle

Harzmuseum Wernigerode

Marktplatz mit Rathaus

Tourist-Information Wernigerode



  • Asphalt Coating (28%)
  • Street (12%)
  • Hiking Trail (34%)
  • Crushed Rock (26%)


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