Cycling tours through the World Heritage in the Harz –

enjoy an eco-friendly E-bike or mountain bike ride 

Discover the diversity of the World Heritage Site in the Harz with an E-bike or mountain bike. Five tours offer interesting rides past historic mining ponds, along water transport ditches and to old shaft installations in the middle of impressive nature.

With an E-bike or mountain bike you can head for the World Heritage locations in a relaxing and emission-free way. In cooperation with the District of Goslar, various cycling tour leaflets (German only) were created in the project "The Harz World Heritage Electrifies!", which can be downloaded on this page. Get mobile on two wheels and discover the World Heritage in the Harz!  

Cycling Tour 1 – Life-support for the mining industry

By E-bike along the Dammgraben ditch between Torfhaus and Clausthal-Zellerfeld. 
Download Cycling Tour 1 as PDF (German only)

Cycling Tour 2 – Water in the depths

Following the route of old water drainage galleries by E-bike between Clausthal-Zellerfeld and Gittelde.
Download Cycling Tour 2 as PDF (German only)

Cycling Tour 3 – Renewable energy from water power 

By E-bike around the Oderteich pond near Sankt Andreasberg
Download Cycling Tour 3 as PDF (German only)

Cycling Tour 4 – Mining culture in the Harz (Part 1)

By E-bike from Goslar to Clausthal-Zellerfeld
Download Cycling Tour 4 (Part 1) as PDF (German only)

Cycling Tour 4 – Mining culture in the Harz (Part 2)

By E-bike from Clausthal-Zellerfeld to Walkenried.
Download Cycling Tour 4 (Part 2) as PDF (German only)

Cycling Tour 5 – Energy storage for mining

By E-bike through the landscape of ponds around Clausthal-Zellerfeld.
Download Cycling Tour 5 as PDF (German only)


World Heritage in the Harz

A diverse World Heritage Site with numerous museum locations awaits your visit. And the Information Centre offers you the perfect introduction to the World Heritage Site Mines of Rammelsberg, Historic Town of Goslar and Upper Harz Water Management System. Read more…

On the Move

Hiking, cycling, motorized tours or guided visits – there are many ways to explore the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz.

On our website you will find numerous suggestions for your tour of discovery – be inspired by the cultural diversity and the breathtaking landscapes of this unique mining region…


An overview of what the World Heritage has to offer

This information brochure will take you on your first journey of discovery through the UNESCO World Heritage in the Harz. Have fun browsing.