Destination guide

Travel to historic Cottbus

Take a vacation to Cottbus and enjoy the area's history, churches and art galleries. This city's local tours, opera houses and theaters draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Cottbus

Do you want to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Cottbus a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Cottbus Zoo (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • Spreewelten Bad (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Cottbus

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cottbus is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Branitz Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lusatian Lake District (18.8 mi / 30.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Cottbus

The nearest airport is in Berlin (SXF-Schoenefeld), located 55.7 mi (89.7 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Cottbus Station, Cottbus-Sandow Station and Cottbus Merzdorf Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Cottbus?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 87 vacation rentals near Cottbus. From 21 Houses to 61 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 Cottbus for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lindenpforte Historic Town Gate: 177 vacation rentals
  • Cottbus Merzdorf Station: 152 vacation rentals
  • Branitz Park: 143 vacation rentals
  • Schiller Square: 179 vacation rentals
  • Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg: 188 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cottbus 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 Cottbus?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Cottbus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Cottbus include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 61 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 61 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Cottbus?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Cottbus. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.