The district of Schierke
Schierke by the Brocken mountain in Harz is a district of the town of Wernigerode. Schierke is the perfect recreation destination located below the highest peak of the Harz, the Brocken.
Popular activities for holiday makers include hiking on the well-maintained trails through the forests of the Harz, getting to know nature at the special events offered at the Harz National Park and/or mountain bike or motorised push bike tours during the summer months.
During the winter the hiking trails, cross-country trails, toboggan slopes and the ice skating rink attract many holiday makers to the Harz Mountains.
Events such as the Walpurgisnacht on the night of the 30th of April, the Schierker summer music festival or the winter sport weeks during the winter holidays are just a taste of what is on offer in the Schierke events calendar.
Begin your Schierke experience with a ride on the narrow gauge railway to the Brocken.
The staff at the Tourist-Information in Schierke are always available to answer any questions you may have regarding special events in the Harz area, and are ready to advise regarding all types of accommodation including self-contained apartments, holiday houses, hotels or guest houses and B&Bs.