Destination guide

The historic area of Osterode am Harz awaits your stay

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Osterode am Harz. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Osterode am Harz

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Osterode am Harz a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wurmberg Gondola (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Hainberg Observatorium (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Harz Golf Club (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Osterode am Harz

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Osterode am Harz is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Harz National Park (14.4 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Wurmberg (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Brocken (17.5 mi / 28.2 km)
  • South Harz Nature Park (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)

Traveling to and around Osterode am Harz

The nearest airport is in Hecklingen (CSO-Magdeburg - Cochstedt), located 52 mi (83.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Osterode am Harz Mitte Station or Osterode am Harz Leege Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Osterode am Harz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,174 holiday lettings near Osterode am Harz. From 189 Houses to 40 Bungalows, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Osterode am Harz area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Osterode am Harz?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Osterode am Harz:

  • Lerbach: 23 holiday homes
  • Schierke: 29 holiday homes
  • Hahnenklee: 270 holiday homes
  • Buntenbock: 21 holiday homes
  • Lautenthal: 18 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Osterode am Harz?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Osterode am Harz. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Osterode Old Castle: 2,003 holiday lettings
  • Osterode am Harz Leege Station: 2,026 holiday lettings
  • Old Town Hall: 1,995 holiday lettings
  • Walkenried Station: 1,603 holiday lettings
  • Friedland (Han) Station: 188 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Osterode am Harz listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Osterode am Harz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 189 Houses in Osterode am Harz. Our other popular types of Osterode am Harz holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 829 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Osterode am Harz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 107 holiday homes with pool available in Osterode am Harz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.