Where to stay around Saxony-Anhalt?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,261 holiday lettings near Saxony-Anhalt. From 762 Flats to 761 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Saxony-Anhalt is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Saxony-Anhalt?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Saxony-Anhalt. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Harz Mountains: 2,485 holiday homes
  • Wernigerode: 1,484 holiday homes
  • Quedlinburg: 514 holiday homes
  • Wittenberg: 134 holiday homes
  • Magdeburg: 56 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Saxony-Anhalt! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Saxony-Anhalt?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Saxony-Anhalt with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Wernigerode: 1,484 holiday lettings
  • Quedlinburg: 514 holiday lettings
  • Wittenberg: 134 holiday lettings
  • Magdeburg: 56 holiday lettings
  • Halle (Saale): 58 holiday lettings

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

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Saxony-Anhalt?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Saxony-Anhalt are:

  • Stendal Borstel Airport (ZSN): 44 self catering accommodations
  • Magdeburg-Cochstedt Airport (CSO): 291 self catering accommodations
  • Leipzig Halle Airport (LEJ): 373 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Saxony-Anhalt?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Saxony-Anhalt. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Brocken: 2,222 holiday rentals
  • Beatles Museum: 163 holiday rentals
  • Kleiner Waldsee Ferienpark Plötzky: 56 holiday rentals
  • Güterglück Station: 75 holiday rentals
  • Magdeburg-Sudenburg Station: 59 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saxony-Anhalt listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany your home away from home

The region of Saxony-Anhlat is in the central north east of Germany and is one of 16 member states. It was formerly part of the Federal state of East Germany. The capital of the region is the beautiful town of Magdeburg. This scenic area is due in part to its location on the banks of the Elbe and Saale rivers and is at the heart of German history. The Reformation began at Wittenberg where Martin Luther taught at the university. Saxony-Anhalt includes the Harz Mountains and the Saale-Unstut region to the southeast of the mountains is dotted with castles. Further north are the fertile Magdeburger Börde and the Altmark heathlands.

Things to Do in Saxony-Anhalt

Go wine-tasting in the vineyards of the Saale and Unstrut region which are the most northerly wine growing areas in Germany. Take a guided tour of the winery before sampling the local produce. For quieter days out, stroll along the riverbanks of the Elbe with its meadows filled with wildlife. Tour the delightful towns from your holiday rental in Saxony-Anhalt by car, walking, cycling or on a guided tour. See the impressive architecture and learn about the history of this lovely area. Many cathedrals and towns are associated with Martin Luther and provide cultural and educational visits.

Places to Visit in Saxony-Anhalt

Magdeburg, the capital of Saxony-Anhalt, is a leafy town packed with historical buildings in its shady tree-lined streets. The Magdeburg Cathedral and the Monastery of our Lady are the most important landmarks. Halle has a wonderfully preserved town of bourgeois buildings which just beg to be photographed. The splendid town of Wernigerode has just celebrated its 775th anniversary and has a delightful collection of half-timbered houses including the Smallest House, the Crooked House and the ornate Town Hall. Visitors should include the remarkable landscape gardens of Dessau-Wörlitz, the medieval town of Quedlinburg, the largest preservation area in Germany and the fascinating Bauhaus "master houses" in Dessau to their list of must-see places in Saxony-Anhalt. They are all listed UNESCO World Heritage sites. Merseberg was a seat of royalty and has a multi-turreted cathedral and a castle overlooking the scenic River Saale.

Weather in Saxony-Anhalt

The Saxony-Anhalt region has hot sunny summers reaching an average 24°C (75°F) in July. During the winter, temperatures drop below freezing with snowfall. The area may have showery rain in any season.

Travel to Saxony-Anhalt

The nearest major airport to your Saxony-Anhalt holiday rental is Tegel (TXL) International Airport in Berlin. It is 119km from the centre of Magdeburg. Another major airport serving this lovely area is Hanover Langenhagen (HAJ) International Airport. Both airports have regular cheap flights from all over Europe.