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Bad weather experiences

Explore Ilsenburg when it’s raining

You do not have a lot of time to spend in Ilsenburg and the weather is bad? No reason to become desperate, even the weather is not so good Ilsenburg shows its sunny side. In Ilsenburg and its surroundings, many indoor leisure activities are on offer and let you forget the bad weather easily.


Fishing in Ilsenburg

Pure relaxation and fun at the Ilsenburger ponds

Sport and recreational fishermen can enjoy optimal conditions at the fishing ponds and the Oberharzer dams. Fishing cards for Ilsenburg and information are available from the Tourist Information. You can obtain fishing permits from the Ilsenburg Tourist Information Office upon presentation of the fishing license.

day - ticket 12,50 €

week - ticket 25,00 €

There are also fishing opportunities in the Drübeck district and at the ponds of the Veckenstedter Teichwirtschaft (3 km).

Tree top trail Bad Harzburg

Get to know the forest, nature and culture while floating

Visitors can literally float through the forest on a 750-ton structure in Bad Harzburg. The one kilometer long tree top path runs 22 meters above the ground and opens up completely new perspectives. In addition, guests can learn about forest, nature and culture at 33 different stations.


To the tree top trail


Mines & stalactite caves

The Harz mines and stalactite caves as an exciting destination

Very close to Ilsenburg are beautiful and interesting mines and stalactite caves for young and old.


Rammelsberg Museum und Besucherbergwerk Goslar, Weltkulturerbe

opening hours: daily 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tel.: +49 5321/7500 . www.rammelsberg.de


Schaubergwerk Büchenberg

near Elbingerode,

Tscherperessen or underground meal, suitable for wheelchairs

guided tours: daily 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tel.: +49 39454/42200 . www.schaubergwerk-elbingerode.de


Rübeländer Tropfsteinhöhlen

Baumannshöhle and Herrmannshöhle Rübeland

opening hours: daily 09:00 am to 15:30 , open seasonally also longer

You can only visit on cave in December and January. 

Tel.: +49 39454/49132 . www.harzer-hoehlen.de

Outdoor pools

Bathing, swimming and relaxing in good weather

The outdoor pools in Ilsenburg and Darlingerode invite you to swim and relax.

Ilsenburg guests receive reduced admission to both outdoor pools with the Harz guest card.

The country house "Zu den Rothen Forellen", the forest hotel and the mountain hotel Ilsenburg offer their guests the opportunity to relax in their own swimming and sauna area.


Ludwigsbad Ilsenburg

The bathing experience on 1200 sqm, spacious green area, beautiful view of the mountains, bathing fun for young and old, playground, table tennis, volleyball court, badminton court, swimming courses and much more.


Opening hours:

Mon, Wed, Thu: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Tue, Fri - Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Due to renovations the bath is closed in 2024.

Admission: € 3.00 adults / € 2.00 children

10-card adult: 24.00 € / 10-card child: 16.00 €

Ilsenburg guests with the Harz guest card: € 1.50

The DLRG will be happy to answer any questions you may have at 03943-607530.

Address: Ludwigsbad, Schickendamm 6, 38871 Ilsenburg

Waldbad im Sandtal,Darlingerode

Opening hours:

Mon - Fri: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Sat - Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

During the summer holidays (16.07.-26.08.20) daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Admission: € 3.00 adults / € 2.00 children

10-card adult: 24.00 € / 10-card child: 16.00 €

Ilsenburg guests with the Harz guest card: € 1.50

The DLRG is at your disposal at any time if you have any questions at 03943-607530 or 0160/95 97 17 92!

Address: Waldbad Darlingerode, Im Sandtal, 38871 Ilsenburg



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