Destination guide

The trendy city of German Colony awaits you

The area's culture and festivals are just a few of the reasons to vacation in German Colony. This trendy and welcoming city entices travelers with its coffeehouses and hiking. Tower of David Museum of the History of Jerusalem and Israel Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in German Colony

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes German Colony a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mamilla Mall (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Biblical Zoo (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Liberty Bell Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Arab Souk Market (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Wohl Rose Park (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Jerusalem Bird Observatory (1.5 mi / 2.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in German Colony

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, German Colony is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Liberty Bell Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Sultan's Pool (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Sherover Promenade (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Mount Zion (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Independence Park (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Jerusalem Botanical Gardens (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around German Colony

Fly into Tel Aviv (TLV-Ben Gurion), the closest airport, located 26.2 mi (42.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Tel Aviv (SDV-Sde Dov), which is 34.9 mi (56.2 km) away.

Where to stay around German Colony?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 544 vacation rentals near German Colony. From 28 Houses to 489 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 German Colony for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to German Colony?

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

  • Mamilla: 212 vacation rentals
  • Old City: 278 vacation rentals
  • Rehavia: 515 vacation rentals
  • Musrara: 455 vacation rentals
  • Nachlaot: 451 vacation rentals

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

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

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

  • L.A. Meyer Institute for Islamic Art: 634 vacation rentals
  • Israel Museum: 633 vacation rentals
  • Zion Square: 633 vacation rentals
  • Israelite Tower: 633 vacation rentals
  • Jerusalem Great Synagogue: 633 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around German Colony 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 German Colony?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 28 Houses in German Colony. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in German Colony include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 489 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in German Colony?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 25 vacation rentals with pool available in German Colony. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.