Destination guide

Head to the artsy city of Kassel

Come and experience Kassel and its museums, art galleries and monuments. Renowned for its churches, entertainment and parks, this city welcomes all visitors. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Kassel

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Kassel 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:

  • Wilhelmsthal Palace Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Escheberg Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Waldeck Golf Club (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Kassel

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Kassel is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Karlsaue Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Wilhelmshoehe Park (3.6 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Wilhelmsthal Palace Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Tanzwerder Island (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Twistesee (19.3 mi / 31 km)
  • Uferpromenade Waldeck (21 mi / 33.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Kassel

Fly into Kassel (KSF-Calden), the closest airport, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Kassel Central Station, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Station and Kassel Oberzwehren Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Kassel by jumping on the metro at Kassel-Kirchditmold S-Bahn, Kassel Jungfernkopf S-Bahn or Kassel Harleshausen S-Bahn.

Where to stay around Kassel?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 214 vacation rentals near Kassel. From 21 Houses to 156 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 Kassel for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Kassel:

  • Bad Wilhelmshöhe: 16 vacation rentals
  • Bettenhausen: 17 vacation rentals
  • Nord - Holland: 15 vacation rentals
  • Kirchditmold: 22 vacation rentals
  • Wehlheiden: 15 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 Kassel?

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

  • Kassel Central Station: 323 vacation rentals
  • University of Kassel: 289 vacation rentals
  • Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Station: 378 vacation rentals
  • Kassel (KWQ-Kassel Train Station): 321 vacation rentals
  • Kassel Congress Center: 355 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 21 Houses in Kassel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Kassel include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 156 rentals available
  • Cabins: 4 rentals available
  • Cottages: 4 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 Kassel?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 8 vacation rentals with pool available in Kassel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.