Destination guide

Why people love visiting exciting Giessen

Enjoy the museums and other features of Giessen. Travelers like the hiking, biking and university setting in this cosmopolitan and walkable city. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Giessen

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Giessen has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Attighof Golf Club eV (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Braunfels Golf Course (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Giessen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Giessen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Giessen Botanical Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Avignon Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Colchester Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Kurpark (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Old Botanical Garden (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Kubach Crystal Cave (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Giessen

The nearest airport is in Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), located 37.3 mi (60 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Gießen Oswaldsgarten Station, Gießen Station and Gießen Licher Straße Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Giessen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 47 holiday lettings near Giessen. From 5 Houses to 36 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 Giessen is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Liebig Museum: 128 holiday lettings
  • Mathematikum: 128 holiday lettings
  • Gießen Station: 127 holiday lettings
  • Stadttheater: 129 holiday lettings
  • Gießen Oswaldsgarten Station: 129 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Houses in Giessen. Our other popular types of Giessen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 36 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Giessen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3 holiday homes with pool available in Giessen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.