Destination guide

Historic Dortmund will entice you

Take a vacation to Dortmund and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and history. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and theaters, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dortmund

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Dortmund has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dortmund Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Markischer Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Dortmund

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Dortmund is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Baldeneysee (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Stadtgarten (20 mi / 32.2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Dortmund

Fly into Dortmund (DTM), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 33.8 mi (54.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Dortmund Central Station, Dortmund Signal Iduna Park Station and Dortmund-Hörde Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Dortmund by jumping on the metro at Reinoldikirche U-Bahn, Kampstrasse U-Bahn or Stadtgarten U-Bahn.

Where to stay around Dortmund?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 130 holiday lettings near Dortmund. From 97 Condos/Apartments to 13 Houses, 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 Dortmund is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club: 149 holiday lettings
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden: 187 holiday lettings
  • Dortmund University S-Bahn: 247 holiday lettings
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk: 235 holiday lettings
  • Orchestra Center NRW: 185 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Dortmund 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 Condos/Apartments in Dortmund?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 97 Condos/Apartments in Dortmund. Our other popular types of Dortmund holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 97 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Dortmund?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 109 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Dortmund. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.