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The Brocken Train Line

National-Park Harz, Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580
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Amazing but not cheap

The line runs from Wernigerode and is a metre gauge track which runs 365 days a year and is wholly... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Bristol, United Kingdom
Expensive and Uncomfortable Ride to the Harz Summit

Our guide books lacked vital information which could have been useful in planning our trip. Rely on... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
Julie C
Bielefeld, Germany
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  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
20 Apr 2017
“The little engine that could”
12 Apr 2017
“Super Nostalgic”
National-Park Harz, Wernigerode, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
+49 3943 5580

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Reviewed 9 May 2017

The line runs from Wernigerode and is a metre gauge track which runs 365 days a year and is wholly steam with colossal 2-10-2 locomotives. The line rises some 1000 metres to the top of the Brocken. There is a junction at Drei Annen Hohne...More

Thank davyb1944
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Our guide books lacked vital information which could have been useful in planning our trip. Rely on this being a day trip and expensive, costing 82 Euros for two adults return. The signs for the Park and Ride ( or walk ) are not clear...More

1  Thank Julie C
Reviewed 20 April 2017

This is a lovely nostalgic journey up the Brocken mountain. We paid 41euro each for the journey which is expensive but the trip takes over 1hr up & 1hr back. We enjoyed it very much. A couple of young ladies came along selling miniature bottles...More

1  Thank billedgar
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We went on the steam train trip in a newly re furnished coach it was a great trip most enjoyable well worth the money.

Thank IGW187351
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great way to get to the top of the Brocken. Enjoyed the trip there and back. Lots of different scenery to look at. Train enthusiasts taking pictures of the train at the railway crossings. Very cold and windy at the top but time for a...More

1  Thank simba6
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Well worth going to top of Brocken. Trained up in freezing sleet and dense fog. Icy so take good boots. Excellent experience.

Thank thaddeusLincolnshire
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip up to the Brocken on the steam train. The first was 2 years ago on a special Christmas train that had train fanatics wetting their pants. That was a very enjoyable day. We (2adults & 2kids) returned with my mum...More

1  Thank travelling_girl033
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Took the steam train form Wernigerode to Brocken to see snow on Christmas Day and snow we got. The town of Wenigerode was a beautiful little wish we had a few days to explore there. The steam train was great there were 170klms of train...More

Thank shrubs68
Reviewed 9 December 2016

A beautiful trip in narrow-gauge railroad with a steam locomotive. In two hours your travel from Wernigerode on the Brocken. You leave the historic Wernigerode into the forest of the Nationalpark Harz. At 1000 m above sea level the train leaves the timberline and you...More

Thank PatagoniaExpert
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

A trip via steam train? Who can resist? The trip up is lovely very scenic and steep climbs for the train. We went in Dec in the hope of snow. We got ice, and more ice. This made it impossible to walk or go anywhere....More

1  Thank aultnamain
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price for train
9 November 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
We bought a 3 day Rover Ticket valid for the whole network but work on 40 Euros per adult
allows dogs on the beach?
14 August 2015|
Response from Sidsel1962 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, but what beach are we talking about?