Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Sauerland

The forests and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sauerland. Well known for its skiing, camping and golfing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. 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.


Activities and attractions in Sauerland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Sauerland for its skiing and swimming. Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Sauerland a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Thikos Kinderland (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Golfclub Schmallenberg (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Panorama Park Sauerland (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bodefeld Hunau Ski Resort (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wintersportpark Sahnehang (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sauerland

Travelers enjoy Sauerland for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or November, when snowfall averages 12.24 inches and temperatures average 26°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sauerland

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Sauerland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Crosslap Disc Golf Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • ATTA Cave (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Kahler Asten (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Kurpark (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Lake Diemelsee (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Sauerland

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 32.1 mi (51.6 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), which is 35 mi (56.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Meggen Station, Lennestadt-Grevenbrück Station and Lennestadt-Altenhundem Station are the main stations in the area.

Can I find a vacation rental around Sauerland?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,038 vacation rentals near Sauerland. From 488 Houses to 52 Cabins, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Sauerland for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sauerland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sauerland. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cologne: 608 vacation rentals
  • Bonn: 234 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund: 132 vacation rentals
  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock: 135 vacation rentals
  • Münster: 86 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Sauerland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sauerland?

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

  • Cologne: 608 rentals
  • Bonn: 234 rentals
  • Dortmund: 132 rentals
  • Münster: 86 rentals
  • Marburg: 40 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Sauerland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Sauerland are:

  • Bielefeld (BFE): 129 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund Airport (DTM): 165 vacation rentals
  • Siegen (SGE-Siegerland): 213 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Sauerland?

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

  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock: 135 rentals
  • Muenster Westf Central Station: 115 rentals
  • Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station): 196 rentals
  • Marburg (Lahn) Station: 98 rentals
  • Lüdinghausen Station: 158 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sauerland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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