Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Rathen

The area's theater scene and entertainment are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Rathen. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Grosser Garten and Albertinum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Rathen

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Rathen has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Bastei (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Rathewalde Water Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Wehlen Water Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Elbe-Freizeitland Koenigstein (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Little Saxon Switzerland Miniature Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • National Park Centre (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Rathen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rathen is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Grosser Garten (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Lilienstein (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • National Park Centre (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Arthur-Richter-Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lake Birkwitz (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)

Transportation options to and around Rathen

Fly into Dresden (DRS), the closest airport, located 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from the city center.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Rathen Kurort Rathen S-Bahn for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Rathen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 436 holiday lettings near Rathen. From 82 Houses to 291 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 Rathen is on HomeAway.

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

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 Rathen:

  • Niederrathen: 25 holiday homes
  • Laubegast: 21 holiday homes
  • Dresdner Heide: 38 holiday homes
  • Kirnitzschtal: 38 holiday homes
  • Schönfeld - Weißig: 45 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 Rathen?

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

  • Rathen Kurort Rathen S-Bahn: 899 holiday lettings
  • Neurathen Rock Castle: 907 holiday lettings
  • Church of the Three St. Kings: 37 holiday lettings
  • Bad Schandau: 524 holiday lettings
  • Lake Birkwitz: 983 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rathen 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 Rathen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 82 Houses in Rathen. Our other popular types of Rathen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 291 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 24 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rathen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Rathen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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