Destination guide

The friendly city of Herford awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Herford. Travelers appreciate the cafés in this welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Herford

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Herford a fun place to get away. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Hortus Vitalis (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Olderdissen Animal Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Potts Park (12.5 mi / 20.2 km)
  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Herford

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Herford is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gradierwerken (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Kurpark (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Kurpark (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Bielefeld Japanese Garden (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Herford

Fly into Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), the closest airport, located 35.1 mi (56.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Hannover (HAJ), which is 49.6 mi (79.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Herford Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Herford?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 74 vacation rentals near Herford. From 6 Houses to 64 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 Herford for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park: 200 vacation rentals
  • Herford Station: 185 vacation rentals
  • Marta Herford Museum: 190 vacation rentals
  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock: 134 vacation rentals
  • Messezentrum Bad Salzuflen: 225 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Houses in Herford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Herford include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 64 rentals available
  • Studios: 62 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Herford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Herford. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.