Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Herne

Come and experience Herne and its theatre scene, history and museums. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Herne

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Herne a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cranger Kirmes (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • ZOOM Erlebniswelt (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Golf Club Schloss Horst (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Alpincenter Bottrop (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Herne

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

  • Bochum Botanical Garden (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Stadtgarten (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Tetrahedon Bottrop (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Herne

Fly into Dortmund (DTM), the closest airport, located 17.6 mi (28.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 25.8 mi (41.5 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Herne Station, Herne Wanne-Eickel S-Bahn and Herne-Börnig Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Herne by jumping on the metro at Herne Mitte U-Bahn, Hoelkeskampring U-Bahn or Archaeologie-Museum Kreuzkirche U-Bahn.

Where to stay around Herne?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday lettings near Herne. From 14 Houses to 145 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Herne for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Herne-Börnig Station: 297 holiday lettings
  • Cranger Kirmes: 333 holiday lettings
  • Herne Station: 320 holiday lettings
  • Struenkede Castle: 319 holiday lettings
  • Herne Wanne-Eickel S-Bahn: 346 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Herne. Our other popular types of Herne holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 145 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 12 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Herne?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 152 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Herne. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.