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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 46 vacation rentals near Giessen. From 5 Houses to 36 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Giessen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Giessen?

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

  • Liebig Museum: 125 vacation rentals
  • Gießen Station: 123 vacation rentals
  • Stadttheater: 125 vacation rentals
  • Mathematikum: 124 vacation rentals
  • Gießen Oswaldsgarten Station: 125 vacation rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Giessen?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 36 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Studios: 36 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Giessen?

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