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Torfhaus

Torfhaus
Torfhaus

Torfhaus is a village in the borough of the mining town of Altenau in the Harz mountains of Germany and lies at a height of about 800 m above sea level.

This small settlement consists mainly of restaurants, youth hostels, ski huts and large car parks. It is the highest settlement in Lower Saxony. The B 4 federal road, which is a major traffic route, runs from Brunswick to the north via Torfhaus to Braunlage and on into the South and East Harz.

Today Torfhaus is a popular start point for walks along the Goethe Way to the Brocken, but also th the historic Dreieckiger Pfahl boundary stone and on over the mountains of the Wurmberg or Achtermannshöhe to Braunlage.

[ Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torfhaus ]

Address: Altenau
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Altenau

Altenau is a town in the district of Goslar, in Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated in the middle of the Harz mountains, between Clausthal-Zellerfeld and the Brocken. It is part of the Samtgemeinde ("collective municipality") Oberharz.

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