Destination guide

The friendly city of Herford awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Herford. Travelers appreciate the cafés in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Herford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Herford a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Hortus Vitalis (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Olderdissen Animal Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Potts Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Herford

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Herford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gradierwerken (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Kurpark (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Kurpark (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Bielefeld Japanese Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
Transport

Transportation options to and around Herford

Fly into Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), the closest airport, located 35.1 mi (56.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hannover (HAJ), which is 49.6 mi (79.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Herford Station.

Where to stay around Herford?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 58 holiday lettings near Herford. From 4 Houses to 49 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Herford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Herford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Herford. Our other popular types of Herford holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 49 self catering accommodations
  • Condos/Apartments: 50 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Herford?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Herford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.