Destination guide

Choose a vacation rental for your Altena getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Altena with a stay in a private vacation home. This city has something for everyone. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Altena

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Altena a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Markischer Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wildwald Vosswinkel (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Freizeitbad Nass Water Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Gumbala Water Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altena

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altena is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • ATTA Cave (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Altena

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Altena Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Altena?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 66 vacation rentals near Altena. From 10 Houses to 54 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 Altena for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Altena (Westf) Station: 183 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station): 202 vacation rentals
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund: 196 vacation rentals
  • Welschen Ennest Station: 228 vacation rentals
  • Golfsport Sorpesee: 253 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 10 Houses in Altena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altena include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 54 rentals available
  • Studios: 54 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Altena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in Altena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.