Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Detmold

Come and experience Detmold and its monuments, culture and history. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the forests, bird watching and entertainment. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Detmold

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Detmold 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:

  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Hortus Vitalis (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Bad Pyrmont Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Hufeland Therme (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Olderdissen Animal Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Detmold

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Detmold. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Externsteine (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Arminiuspark (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Gradierwerken (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Kurpark (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Lake Schieder (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Detmold

The nearest airport is in Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hannover (HAJ), which is 50.3 mi (81 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Detmold Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Detmold?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 134 holiday rentals around Detmold. From 121 flats & apartments to 6 holiday 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 Detmold is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck: 270 holiday rentals
  • LWL-Open-Air Museum Detmold: 281 holiday rentals
  • Hermannsdenkmal: 259 holiday rentals
  • Detmold Open-air Museum: 328 holiday rentals
  • Aqualip: 354 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 121 Condos/Apartments in Detmold. Our other popular types of Detmold holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 6 holiday houses
  • Studios: 119 holiday houses
  • Villas: 2 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Detmold?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Detmold. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.