Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Ilmenau

Experience the unique character of Ilmenau with a stay in a vacation home rental. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the sporting events, shopping and restaurants. 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 Ilmenau

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Ilmenau a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thuringian Sea Aquarium (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
  • Skilift-Masserberg (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Badehaus Masserberg (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Avenida Water Park (18.1 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Ilmenau

The nearest airport is in Erfurt (ERF), located 20 mi (32.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Ilmenau-Roda Station, Ilmenau Station and Ilmenau-Pörlitzer Höhe Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around Ilmenau?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 210 vacation rentals near Ilmenau. From 80 Houses to 3 Cottages, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ilmenau for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Ilmenau Station: 402 vacation rentals
  • Erfurt Cathedral: 388 vacation rentals
  • Erfurt (XIU-Erfurt Central Train Station): 380 vacation rentals
  • Steinbach-Hallenberg Station: 388 vacation rentals
  • Zella-Mehlis West Station: 404 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 80 Houses in Ilmenau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ilmenau include:

  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ilmenau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 18 vacation rentals with pool available in Ilmenau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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