Where to stay around Bas-Rhin?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,029 holiday lettings near Bas-Rhin. From 538 Studios to 505 Condos/Apartments, 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 Bas-Rhin is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Bas-Rhin?

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

  • Strasbourg: 513 holiday homes
  • Neudorf South: 60 holiday homes
  • Obernai: 311 holiday homes
  • Europe Bridge: 619 holiday homes
  • Sélestat: 584 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Bas-Rhin! 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 Bas-Rhin?

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

  • Strasbourg: 513 holiday lettings
  • Obernai: 311 holiday lettings
  • Sélestat: 584 holiday lettings
  • Saverne: 141 holiday lettings
  • Barr: 319 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 Bas-Rhin?

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 Bas-Rhin are:

  • Strasbourg (XER-Boulevard de Metz Bus Stop): 683 self catering accommodations
  • Gare de Strasbourg Airport (XWG): 681 self catering accommodations
  • Entzheim Airport (SXB): 785 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 Bas-Rhin?

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

  • Europe Bridge: 619 holiday rentals
  • Strasbourg Cathedral: 666 holiday rentals
  • Music and Dance Village: 665 holiday rentals
  • Alsace-Moselle Memorial: 578 holiday rentals
  • Robert Blanck Alsace Wine: 942 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bas-Rhin 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 holiday rental apartment or villa for self catering accommodation holidays in Bas-Rhin, France your home away from home

Bas-Rhin in the Lorraine, an incredible historic province in eastern France is where the Franco-Prussian war between France and Germany that was fought.   There are many clay vales in the area consisting of limestone ridges of the Cotes de Moselle and Cotes de Meuse. Fortress cities abound. The capital of Lorraine and the location of its University can be found on the beautiful Rhine-Marne canal. On the southeast side of Lorraine are the summits of the Vosges whose Eastern slopes shelter many vineyards which make for an interesting afternoon to visit and sample the wine. The villages located in between the vineyards are filled with interesting places to visit including local shops that teem with locally produced goods.

Things to Do in Alsace Lorraine & Vosges

Strasbourg is the capital of Alsace and it is a major Rhine port. Alsace was once conquered by Julius Caesar and thus is steeped in history. Alsace abounds with castles if you love to visit castles, some of which are quite romantic.   You will find a tremendous amount of representations of different dialects, interesting traditions and even local costumes in the 16th-century centre of Strasbourg. Alsace is filled with pastel-painted villages with sloped tiled roofs that feature painted half-timbered facades, sleepy vineyards as well as fortified towns all of which combine for a tremendous holiday. Other times you’ll run into graceful 18th-century architecture. In Strasbourg do not miss the fabulous pink-sandstone 12th-century Gothic cathedral that you can view in the centre of its old town.

While walking, hiking, biking and even the riding horses is possible throughout the Alsace, Lorraine & Vosges area; we must not forget that it is the centre of incredible French cooking. In fact if you so desire, there are a number of cooking courses you may take in French cooking, as well as culinary demonstrations. Some of the specialties of the area are boeuf bourguignon, cassoulet, coq au vin, sole meuniere, gratin dauphinois and of course, the ubiquitous quiche lorraine! Let’s face it, France and especially this area is truly a gastronomic paradise!

Places to visit on holiday to Alsace Lorraine & Vosges

Because of the Vosges which are dome-shaped mountains, this area has become a truly extraordinary destination all year round. At the very top of the Vosges is Grand Ballon. At 1424m high, it displays a hard to believe view of the many vineyards and small villages of the region. If you are a rock hound, you will love to do your hunting all around the Vosges, as scientists estimate that the rock in this region was formed during the Paleozoic Era! If on the other hand you like to collect pottery, you will find your heart’s delight in the entire Alsace, Lorraine and Vosges areas.

Weather in Alsace Lorraine & Vosges

The weather is basically continental, which means cold winters and hot summers making it a wonderful area to ski in winter, or to sunbathe in summer. Coats are a requirement after Halloween in most of the area.

Travel to Alsace Lorraine & Vosges

Strasbourg is only 490 km or one hour away from Paris by plane, and of course is also served by France’s excellent and very fast trains. The Strasbourg-Entzheim International Airport is only 10 km from the centre of the town of Strasbourg.   Depending on what you wish to see, a hire car may be a necessity, but not in the town of Strasbourg.

Activities and attractions in Bas-Rhin

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bas-Rhin a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Europa-Park (28.5 mi / 45.9 km)
  • Brumath Adventure Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Egyptian House (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Strasbourg-Hoerdt Racecourse (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Strasbourg Municipal Baths (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Wantzenau Golf Club (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)

Exploring the natural landscape of Bas-Rhin

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bas-Rhin. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brumath Adventure Park (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Contades Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Parc de l'Orangerie (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Citadelle Park (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Robertsau Forest (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)