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Churches & Buildings
The town has many churches, such as the Lutheran Trinitatis church built in 1889 or the Catholic "Heilige Familie" church dating from 1965. Other notable buildings are Alte Forsthaus, Sanatorium Dr. Barner and lots more.
Destinations & Natural Paradise
Those who love nature and pristine landscapes have to visit Braunlage with its impressive stone cliffs. The spa garden located in the east of the town is a perfect place to rewind and relax.
More destinations for families:
Wurmberg is the town’s local mountain and the second highest of the Harz Mountain Range. Hikers enjoy the various trails such as the ones to Wurmberg, Kleine and Große Wurmbergklippe, Wurmbergsteinbruch or Bärenbrücke. Wurmberg cable car takes you from Braunlage up the mountain. It is the longest cable car in Northern Germany, boasting a fantastic view of the surrounding landscape.
Top and mid-station are the ideal starting points for charming hiking routes past mountain streams, through forests and along mountain lakes.
Explore the region on a bike: here you find Germany’s biggest bike park with 18km of trails, including freeriding, slope style and downhill.
Braunlage Wurmberg ski resort features various trails for all levels of ability. Riders find a separate terrain and x-country skiers will enjoy Wurmberg x-country trail. If you are looking for more action, try snowtubing or tobogganing.
Have a look at our web cam before starting a tour, so you will always be informed about the current weather situation.
Braunlage enjoys a warm and temperate climate with average annual temperatures of about 9.8°C. June, July and August are the hottest months while December, January and February are the coldest months of the year. July sees the most rain.