Destination guide

Historic Braunfels will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Braunfels. One of the city's many top draws is its golfing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Braunfels

Are you looking for things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Braunfels a fun place to get away. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Braunfels Golf Course (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Attighof Golf Club eV (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Herborn Zoo (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Wildpark Donsbach (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Braunfels

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Braunfels is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kubach Crystal Cave (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Avignon Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Colchester Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Vogelburg (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Giessen Botanical Garden (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Kurpark (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Braunfels

Fly into Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), the closest airport, located 32.2 mi (51.8 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Braunfels?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 51 vacation rentals near Braunfels. From 6 Houses to 41 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 Braunfels for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Dr. Kanngiesser'sches Waldmuseum: 183 vacation rentals
  • Braunfels Castle: 184 vacation rentals
  • Emperor Wilhelm I Monument: 256 vacation rentals
  • Runkel Station: 202 vacation rentals
  • Gothic House: 261 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 41 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 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 Braunfels?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 7 vacation rentals with pool available in Braunfels. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.