Destination guide

Travel to tranquil Varel

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Varel. This city is relaxing and walkable, recognized for its seafood restaurants, seaside and beaches. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Varel

Are you looking for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Varel has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wilhelmshaven-Friesland Golf Club (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Park Nordseeküste (14 mi / 22.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Varel

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Varel. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jade Bay (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • The Park of Gardens (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Tossens Beach (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Reitscharde Landscape Park (16.5 mi / 26.6 km)
  • Ottermeer (16.8 mi / 27.1 km)
  • Schlossgarten (18 mi / 29 km)

Traveling to and around Varel

Fly into Bremen (BRE), the closest airport, located 36.1 mi (58 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Varel Station.

Where to stay around Varel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 552 holiday lettings near Varel. From 210 Houses to 311 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Varel is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Varel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Varel:

  • Dangast: 151 holiday homes
  • Tossens: 91 holiday homes
  • Sehestedt: 25 holiday homes
  • Nordseebad Burhave: 207 holiday homes
  • Schillig: 224 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Varel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Varel. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Varel (Oldb) Station: 1,347 holiday lettings
  • Wadden Sea: 821 holiday lettings
  • Lower Saxony Wadden Sea National Park: 3,767 holiday lettings
  • St. Lawrence Church: 1,705 holiday lettings
  • Wittmund Marktplatz: 3,574 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Varel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Varel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 210 Houses in Varel. Our other popular types of Varel holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 311 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 8 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 7 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Varel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 30 holiday homes with pool available in Varel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.