Destination guide

The cosy city of Altenau awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Altenau. Well known for its riverfront, rafting and mountain views, this scenic city won't disappoint. 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 Altenau

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Altenau has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harz Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Wurmberg Gondola (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Christianental Wildlife Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altenau

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Altenau is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Harz National Park (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Brocken (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Wurmberg (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Buergerpark (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • South Harz Nature Park (20.3 mi / 32.6 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Altenau

The nearest airport is in Hecklingen (CSO-Magdeburg - Cochstedt), located 41.4 mi (66.6 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 55.8 mi (89.8 km) away.

Where to stay around Altenau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,301 holiday lettings near Altenau. From 944 Flats to 194 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Altenau for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Hohegeiß: 45 holiday homes
  • Schierke: 29 holiday homes
  • Hahnenklee: 428 holiday homes
  • Wolfshagen im Harz: 18 holiday homes
  • Lautenthal: 16 holiday homes

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altenau. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Wurmberg: 2,718 holiday lettings
  • Brocken: 2,692 holiday lettings
  • Walkenried Station: 1,681 holiday lettings
  • Langelsheim Station: 1,564 holiday lettings
  • Salzgitter-Ringelheim Station: 1,059 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altenau listed on HomeAway 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 Flats in Altenau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 944 Flats in Altenau. Our other popular types of Altenau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 194 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 45 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altenau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 110 holiday homes with pool available in Altenau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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