Destination guide

The theatrical city of Hamburg awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and monuments with a rental holiday home in Hamburg. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Moenckebergstrasse and Fish Market are a couple of places to search for that perfect souvenir. 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 and around Hamburg

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Hamburg a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Criminal Dinner (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hamburg Dungeon (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Miniatur Wunderland (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Hamburger Dom (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Alster-Schwimmhalle (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Hamburg

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Hamburg is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Inner Alster Lake (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Planten un Blomen (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Japanese Garden (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Heiligengeistfeld (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Alster Lakes (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Hamburg

Fly into Hamburg (HAM), the closest airport, located 5.7 mi (9.1 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Luebeck (LBC), which is 33.9 mi (54.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Hamburg Central Station, Hamburg Dammtor Station and Sternschanze Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can see more of Hamburg by jumping on the metro at Rathaus U-Bahn, Jungfernstieg Station or Stadthausbrücke S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Hamburg?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 699 holiday lettings around Hamburg. From 530 flats & apartments to 87 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a town property in Hamburg?

Time simply fades away when you ditch the hustle and bustle of the city. Prepare to leave your watch behind and live a more relaxed way of life. HomeAway has no less than 131 village holiday rentals here. Of course, that might not work for the whole group. Luckily, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 89 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 79 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 78 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Hamburg?

There's no need to go without all the conveniences of home just because you're on holiday. Sit back and relax in an apartment and explore the area like a local. HomeAway has 504 for you to choose from here. If you make your reservation soon, you could spend as little as £24 a night. Or perhaps you'd prefer one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • Hotel: 259 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.
  • House: 74 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Cottage: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £57 per night.

Can I stay in Hamburg in a large group?

Nothing beats catching up with old work friends or spending a couple of weeks with your family in a marvellous new place. And what's best, HomeAway has options big enough for the whole crew. Currently, apartment holiday rentals are the latest thing for large groups of travellers here, and you'll find 61 available on our database. The lodging options that are suitable for large groups around here include:

  • On the lookout for properties that can hold 6 of you? We have 90 that will be ideal. The prices start from £43 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your group, you'll be delighted to find out that there are 89 rental accommodation that are ideal. You can book one for as little as £40 a night.
  • Trying to find holiday rentals catering to 8 guests? You'll be happy to find out we have 31 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £91 per night.

Your whole squad will be well catered to when you organise your Hamburg holiday through us!

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