Destination guide

The cozy city of Heerlen awaits you

Take a vacation to Heerlen and enjoy the area's theater scene, opera and entertainment. This relaxing and scenic city entices travelers with its horseback riding and spas. Bonnefanten Museum and Basilica of Our Lady are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Heerlen

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Heerlen a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • SnowWorld Landgraaf (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Mondo Verde (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Gaia Zoo (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Valkenburg Cable Car (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • De Valkenier Amusement Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Mergelhof Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Heerlen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Heerlen is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mondo Verde (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Theodoor Dorrenplein (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Fluwelengrot (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Valkenburg Caves (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Dreilaendereck (9.4 mi / 15.1 km)
  • Zonneberg (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Heerlen

The nearest airport is in Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), located 9.4 mi (15.1 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Liege (LGG), which is 28.3 mi (45.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Heerlen Station, Heerlen De Kissel Station and Heerlen Woonboulevard Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Municipality of Heerlen?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 652 vacation rentals near Municipality of Heerlen. From 304 Houses to 277 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover the Municipality of Heerlen area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Heerlen?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Municipality of Heerlen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Heerlen Station: 773 vacation rentals
  • Thermen Museum: 771 vacation rentals
  • Hoensbroek Castle: 768 vacation rentals
  • Hoensbroek: 648 vacation rentals
  • Heerlan Theatre: 773 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Heerlen! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Heerlen?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Municipality of Heerlen:

  • Hoensbroek: 648 rentals
  • Aachen: 270 rentals
  • Municipality of Maastricht: 699 rentals
  • Liège: 156 rentals
  • Monschau: 442 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Municipality of Heerlen?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Municipality of Heerlen are:

  • Maastricht Airport (MST): 779 vacation rentals
  • Stolberg (ZQE): 460 vacation rentals
  • Flugplatz Merzbrueck Airport (AAH): 357 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Municipality of Heerlen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Municipality of Heerlen. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Heerlen Station: 773 rentals
  • Thermen Museum: 771 rentals
  • Hoensbroek Castle: 768 rentals
  • Heerlan Theatre: 773 rentals
  • Hoensbroek Station: 780 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Heerlen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.