Destination guide

The historical city of Heidelberg awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Heidelberg. Travellers especially like the cafes, sightseeing and local tours in this walkable and scenic city. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Heidelberg

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Heidelberg a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • MIRAMAR Erlebnisbad, Salz & Kristall Therme und Saunaparadies (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Planetarium Mannheim (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Sea Life Speyer (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
  • Sinsheim Badewelt (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Sinsheim Golf Club (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Holiday Park (18.7 mi / 30.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Heidelberg

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

  • Neckarwiese (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Luisenpark Gardens (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Heidelberg

Fly into Mannheim (MHG), the closest airport, located 9 mi (14.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 44.7 mi (71.9 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Heidelberg-Weststadt/Südstadt Station, Heidelberg Central Station and Heidelberg-Altstadt Station are the main stations in the area. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Heidelberg Seegarten Tram Stop or Heidelberg Kirchheim - Rohrbach S-Bahn to see more of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Heidelberg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 427 holiday rentals around Heidelberg. From 286 Condos/Apartments to 35 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Heidelberg is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Heidelberg?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Heidelberg:

  • Bahnstadt: 27 holiday homes
  • Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen: 18 holiday homes
  • Bergheim: 44 holiday homes
  • Altstadt: 50 holiday homes
  • Heidelberg-Kirchheim: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Heidelberg?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Heidelberg. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • University of Heidelberg Old Campus: 610 holiday rentals
  • Neuenheim River Bank: 611 holiday rentals
  • Heidelberg Student Jail: 616 holiday rentals
  • Heidelberg Central Station: 591 holiday rentals
  • Schatzkammer: 563 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Heidelberg listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Heidelberg?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 286 Condos/Apartments in Heidelberg. Our other popular types of Heidelberg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 35 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 61 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 61 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Heidelberg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Heidelberg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.