Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Sauerland

The forests and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sauerland. Well known for its skiing, camping and golfing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Sauerland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Sauerland for its skiing and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sauerland a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thikos Kinderland (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Golfclub Schmallenberg (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Panorama Park Sauerland (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bodefeld Hunau Ski Resort (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wintersportpark Sahnehang (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sauerland

Travellers enjoy Sauerland for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or November, when snowfall averages 31.10 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sauerland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sauerland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crosslap Disc Golf Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • ATTA Cave (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Kahler Asten (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Kurpark (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Lake Diemelsee (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sauerland

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 32.1 mi (51.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), which is 35 mi (56.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Meggen Station, Lennestadt-Grevenbrück Station and Lennestadt-Altenhundem Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Sauerland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,349 holiday rentals around Sauerland. From 498 holiday houses to 58 cabins, 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 Sauerland is on Stayz.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Sauerland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Sauerland. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Rosenthal: 234 holiday rentals
  • Ascheberg (Westf) Station: 115 holiday rentals
  • Grevenstein: 130 holiday rentals
  • Fritzlar: 428 holiday rentals
  • Cologne: 646 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Sauerland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Sauerland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Sauerland with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Rosenthal: 234 holiday homes
  • Fritzlar: 428 holiday homes
  • Cologne: 646 holiday homes
  • Solingen: 366 holiday homes
  • Meschede: 946 holiday homes

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Sauerland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Sauerland are:

  • Siegen (SGE-Siegerland): 262 holiday houses
  • Gummersbach (ZEW): 264 holiday houses
  • Remscheid (ZPN): 675 holiday houses

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Sauerland?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Sauerland. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ascheberg (Westf) Station: 115 holiday rentals
  • Hoexter Ottbergen Station: 279 holiday rentals
  • Bad Wildungen Station: 816 holiday rentals
  • Arnsberg Neheim Huesten Station: 214 holiday rentals
  • Muenster Westf Central Station: 121 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sauerland listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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