Destination guide

The historic area of Darmstadt awaits your stay

Take a vacation to Darmstadt and enjoy the area's festivals, history and art galleries. Renowned for its local tours, museums and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. Commerzbank-Arena and Staedel Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Darmstadt

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Darmstadt a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jugendstilbad (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt (1.3 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Kiawah Golf Club (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Lufthansa Flight Training Center (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Louis Guntrum Weinkellerei (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Frankfurter Golf Club (14 mi / 22.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Darmstadt

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Darmstadt is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palmengarten (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Herrengarten (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Prinz-Georg-Garten (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Frankfurt City Forest (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Ruesselsheim City Park (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Darmstadt

The nearest airport is in Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), located 12.8 mi (20.6 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Darmstadt Central Station, Darmstadt Ost Station and Darmstadt Nord Station are the main stations that serve the city. Consider catching the metro at Darmstadt Arheilgen S-Bahn or Darmstadt-Wixhausen S-Bahn to see more of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Darmstadt?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 179 vacation rentals near Darmstadt. From 103 Condos/Apartments to 13 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Darmstadt for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Darmstadt:

  • Frankfurt am Main Süd: 20 vacation rentals
  • Ober-Abtsteinach: 27 vacation rentals
  • Glattbach: 40 vacation rentals
  • Siedelsbrunn: 29 vacation rentals
  • Gammelsbach: 25 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 Darmstadt?

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

  • Darmstadtium: 386 vacation rentals
  • Darmstadt Artists Colony: 385 vacation rentals
  • Luisenplatz Square: 384 vacation rentals
  • Darmstadt Palace: 388 vacation rentals
  • Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt: 394 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 103 Condos/Apartments in Darmstadt. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Darmstadt include:

  • Houses: 13 rentals available
  • Studios: 104 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Darmstadt?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 35 vacation rentals with pool available in Darmstadt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.