Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Forchheim

The area's history and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Forchheim. This city has something for everyone. Bamberg Cathedral and New Residence are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Forchheim

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Forchheim a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Golfclub Erlangen (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Golf Club Herzogenaurach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Rose Garden at the New Residence (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Forchheim

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Forchheim is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Erlangen Botanical Garden (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Schlossgarten (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Schloss Weissenstein (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Rose Garden at the New Residence (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Forchheim

Fly into Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.2 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Forchheim Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Forchheim Kersbach Station to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Forchheim?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 148 vacation rentals near Forchheim. From 118 Condos/Apartments to 6 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Forchheim for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Forchheim?

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 Forchheim:

  • Galgenhof: 48 vacation rentals
  • Süd: 40 vacation rentals
  • Marienvorstadt: 44 vacation rentals
  • Nuremberg Old Town: 61 vacation rentals
  • Pirckheimerstraße: 24 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 Forchheim?

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

  • St. Martin: 405 vacation rentals
  • Forchheim Kersbach Station: 448 vacation rentals
  • Forchheim (Oberfr) Station: 453 vacation rentals
  • Kaiserpfalz: 398 vacation rentals
  • St. Veit Bastion Forchheim: 394 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 118 Condos/Apartments in Forchheim. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Forchheim include:

  • Houses: 6 rentals available
  • Cottages: 10 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 10 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Forchheim?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 15 vacation rentals with pool available in Forchheim. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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