The first time ... in Wernigerode


Try our newcomers' program for your first holiday in Wernigerode and the Harz. Get to see the main highlights in a 3 day tour which includes admission to the Wernigerode Castle, a ride on the little train car to the castle, a ride on the historic narrow gauge steam railway to the Brocken (the highest peak in the Harz Mountains), a guided tour of the 'old town' of Wernigerode, plus 2 nights in one of Wernigerode's many lovely hotels.


Day 1:
Arrival and check-in at one of Wernigerode's especially selected hotels. Catch the tourist train to Wernigerode Castle® where you can enter the castle (admission fee and audio guide included) and view it in your own time. Take the tourist train back to the city centre for the night.

Day 2:
Breakfast at the hotel
Then enjoy a ride on the over 100 year old Harz narrow gauge steam railway to the Brocken summit. You will be captivated by the pristine natural beauty of the Harz national park. Once at the summit you can visit the museum "Brockenhaus", the Brocken Garden (May-October) or enjoy the rustic atmosphere of the "Brockenwirt" Restaurant. Return to the hotel on the narrow gauge steam railway.

Day 3:
Breakfast at the hotel
The city tour "Through Six Centuries" will carry you off into the romantic streets and alley ways of the old town. 

What our services include:

  • 2 nights in a fine hotel in Wernigerode, including breakfast
  • A round-trip journey on the tourist train to Wernigerode Castle
  • Admission to the Wernigerode Castle including an audio guide
  • A round-trip ride on the Harz narrow gauge steam railway to the Brocken
  • Guided city tour 'Through Six Centuries' 

Double room price per person: from 195.00 €

Available all year round
A minimum of 2 participants required
Arrival and tour possible with public transport services

Please note that there can be charges for currency conversion. No credit cards accepted.

There is a tourist tax charged by the town of Wernigerode to all visitors to the area which is not included in the package price. This tax entitles you to free use of the local bus service in the Harz district.

More information on tourist tax can be found here.




Wernigerode Tourismus GmbH
Marktplatz 10
38855 Wernigerode
Tel. 03943 - 55378-26
Fax 03943 - 55378-99