Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Velen

Enjoy the history and other features of Velen. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Velen

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Velen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildpark Frankenhof (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kornbrennerei Bockenhoff (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Inselbad Bahia Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Velen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Velen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Winterswijk City Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Stadtpark Ahaus (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bocholter Stadtwald (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Rhode Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Velen

The nearest airport is in Münster (FMO-Münster - Osnabrueck Intl.), located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Dortmund (DTM), which is 38.7 mi (62.3 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Velen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 23 holiday rentals around Velen. From 2 Houses to 18 Condos/Apartments, 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 Velen is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Ramsdorf Castle: 70 holiday rentals
  • Sanctuary of St. Mary's Birth: 130 holiday rentals
  • Wildpark Frankenhof: 92 holiday rentals
  • Boogie Woogie Foundation Institute for Arts and Culture: 237 holiday rentals
  • Deuten Station: 211 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Velen 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 Houses in Velen?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 2 Houses in Velen. Our other popular types of Velen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 18 holiday houses
  • Country houses: 2 holiday houses
  • Studios: 18 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Velen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Velen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.