Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Kassel

Come and experience Kassel and its museums, art galleries and monuments. Renowned for its churches, entertainment and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Kassel

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kassel a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wilhelmsthal Palace Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Escheberg Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Waldeck Golf Club (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Kassel

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kassel is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Karlsaue Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Wilhelmshoehe Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Wilhelmsthal Palace Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Tanzwerder Island (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Twistesee (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Uferpromenade Waldeck (21 mi / 33.7 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Kassel

Fly into Kassel (KSF-Calden), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Kassel Central Station, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Station and Kassel Oberzwehren Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Kassel by jumping on the metro at Kassel-Kirchditmold S-Bahn, Kassel Jungfernkopf S-Bahn or Kassel Harleshausen S-Bahn.

Where to stay around Kassel?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 198 holiday lettings near Kassel. From 19 Houses to 173 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 Kassel is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Messe Kassel Exhibition Centre: 268 holiday lettings
  • Wilhelmshoehe Park: 452 holiday lettings
  • Kassel Congress Center: 340 holiday lettings
  • Documenta-Halle: 280 holiday lettings
  • Loewenburg Castle: 469 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 19 Houses in Kassel. Our other popular types of Kassel holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 4 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 Kassel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Kassel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.