Destination guide

Explore the riverside setting in Mainz

Come and experience Mainz and its museums, monuments and history. This city's cathedral, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. 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 Mainz

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Mainz a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Franz Kunstler Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Dienst Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Kuhling Gillot Winery (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Gunderloch Winery (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Winery Robert Weil (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Louis Guntrum Weinkellerei (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mainz

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mainz is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Apothekergarten Wiesbaden (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Ruesselsheim City Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Nerobergbahn (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Neroberg (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Rhein-Taunus Nature Park Information Centre (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Taunus (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Mainz

Fly into Mainz (QFZ-Mainz Finthen), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 13.8 mi (22.1 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Mainz Römisches Theater Station, Mainz Central Station and Mainz South Station are the main stations in the city. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Mainz Nord S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay around Mainz?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 152 vacation rentals near Mainz. From 117 Condos/Apartments to 26 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Mainz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Kirschgarten: 288 vacation rentals
  • Mainz Cathedral: 288 vacation rentals
  • Mainz Central Station: 277 vacation rentals
  • Mainz-Gonsenheim Station: 268 vacation rentals
  • Rheingoldhalle: 287 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 117 Condos/Apartments in Mainz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Mainz include:

  • Houses: 26 rentals available
  • Studios: 115 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Mainz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Mainz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.