Destination guide

Travel to historic Blankenburg

Take a vacation to Blankenburg and enjoy the area's history, churches and monuments. This city is well-known for its gardens and zoo. 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 and around Blankenburg

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Blankenburg 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:

  • Christianental Wildlife Park (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Wurmberg Gondola (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Blankenburg

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Blankenburg. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Teufelsmauer Nature Park (4.8 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Bode Gorge (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Rosstrappe (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Hexentanzplatz (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Buergerpark (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Brocken (15.4 mi / 24.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Blankenburg

The nearest airport is in Hecklingen (CSO-Magdeburg - Cochstedt), located 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Blankenburg Station or Börnecke/Harz Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Blankenburg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 841 vacation rentals near Blankenburg. From 324 Houses to 483 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 Blankenburg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Börnecke/Harz Station: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • Blankenburg Castle: 1,374 vacation rentals
  • Brocken: 2,473 vacation rentals
  • Palaon - Research and Experience Centre Schoningen Spears: 38 vacation rentals
  • Quedlinburg Castle: 780 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 324 Houses in Blankenburg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Blankenburg include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 483 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 24 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Blankenburg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 39 vacation rentals with pool available in Blankenburg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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