Destination guide

Historic Xanten will entice you

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Xanten. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Xanten

Are you looking for attractions to visit 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 Xanten a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wunderland Kalkar (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Weeze Animal Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Kloster Kamp Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Irrland Die Bauernhof-Erlebnisoase (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Panoramabad Pappelsee Waterpark (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Inselbad Bahia Water Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Xanten

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Xanten is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sculpture Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Pappelsee Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bocholter Stadtwald (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Kleve Forest Garden (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Hamert Moor (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Landscape Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Xanten

The nearest airport is in Weeze (NRN), located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 31 mi (49.8 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station serving the city is Xanten Station.

Where to stay around Xanten?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 54 vacation rentals near Xanten. From 9 Houses to 43 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 Xanten for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Xanten Market Square: 116 vacation rentals
  • Roman Museum: 120 vacation rentals
  • Archaelogical Park: 117 vacation rentals
  • St. Viktor Cathedral: 117 vacation rentals
  • Venlo Station: 413 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Xanten. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Xanten include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 43 rentals available
  • Studios: 43 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Xanten?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Xanten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.