The Brocken, at 1,142 metres the superstar among the Harz mountains, can be reached by steam train.
The Wurmberg, where the town of Braunlage is situated, has a gondola lift, drag lifts and skiing facilities.
The Ravensberg and Stöberhai mountains and the Oder Dam are within hiking distance of Haus Doris, as are several long-distance hiking trails.
In the Eastern Harz: Rappbode Dam, Bode Gorge, Hexentanzplatz plateau, and Roßtrappe granite crag
Germany’s most northerly winegrowing area of note.