Destination guide

Historic Dortmund will entice you

Take a vacation to Dortmund and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and history. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and theaters, this city welcomes all visitors. 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

Activities and attractions in Dortmund

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Dortmund has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dortmund Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Markischer Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dortmund

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

  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Baldeneysee (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Stadtgarten (20 mi / 32.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dortmund

Fly into Dortmund (DTM), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 33.8 mi (54.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Dortmund Central Station, Dortmund Signal Iduna Park Station and Dortmund-Hörde Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Dortmund by jumping on the metro at Reinoldikirche U-Bahn, Kampstrasse U-Bahn or Stadtgarten U-Bahn.

Where to stay around Dortmund?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 132 vacation rentals near Dortmund. From 98 Condos/Apartments to 16 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Dortmund for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Dortmund:

  • Innenstadt-West: 22 vacation rentals
  • Elberfeld: 25 vacation rentals
  • Stadtbezirke IX: 25 vacation rentals
  • Stadtbezirke I: 47 vacation rentals
  • Stadtwald: 18 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 Dortmund?

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

  • Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station): 200 vacation rentals
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund: 195 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund-Hörde Station: 179 vacation rentals
  • Orchestra Center NRW: 199 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund-Marten Station: 281 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Dortmund 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 Condos/Apartments in Dortmund?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 98 Condos/Apartments in Dortmund. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dortmund include:

  • Houses: 16 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 97 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Dortmund?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 112 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Dortmund. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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