Saarland is a state of Germany and is home to a variety of activities and attractions that make it a great choice for a breakaway. A holiday rental home in Saarland will put you close to fabulous food, outdoor fun and historic sites. You will feel like you are in your home away from home in your well-appointed rental.
There is much to do whilst on holiday to Saarland. Enjoy outdoor activities and much more. If you like hiking then you be thrilled with the number of trails located nearby. Because the trails are of various lengths there is something suitable for most fitness levels. Trails for cycling are available as well. You will find many options when you want to learn about the state. Walking, cycling and Segway tours are available at various places throughout Saarland. In some location you can even opt to explore on donkeys! For a birds-eye-view of Saarland, consider taking a hot air balloon ride. This ride is sure to be one of the highlights of your visit. Make a stop to a local spa for a bit of pampering after days filled with exploring. Of course, you will want to learn about the local cuisine. Dine on freshly made sausage, bread and pastries, and enjoy a glass of authentic German ale with your meal.
The history of Saarland is long, and there are buildings throughout the state from the middle ages. See castles and churches in various styles including Renaissance, Baroque and more. The Old Völklingen Steel Works is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Roman ruins can also be seen nearby. A visit to a former Roman settlement is a great way to get an idea about how this area may have looked hundreds of years ago. It is also fascinating to early feats of engineering, such as the aqueducts that carried water to the settlements.
The winters are chilly and the summers mild in Saarland. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between -1° and 2° C and the average highs are 3° to 6° C. In the spring, the average lows are 4° to 8° C and the average highs are 13° to 18° C. The summer average low temperatures are 11° to 12° C and the summer highs are 21° to 23° C. There are between 9 and 12 rainy days per month.
The closest airport to Saarland is Ensheim Airport (SCN) which is 10 km away. The nearest international airport is Frankfurt-Hahn International Airport (HHN), located 68 km from Saarland.