Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Rathen

The area's theatre scene and entertainment are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Rathen. This city has something for everyone. Grosser Garten and Albertinum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Rathen

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Rathen has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bastei (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Rathewalde Water Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Wehlen Water Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Elbe-Freizeitland Koenigstein (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Little Saxon Switzerland Miniature Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • National Park Centre (4 mi / 6.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rathen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rathen is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Grosser Garten (14.8 mi / 23.8 km)
  • Lilienstein (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • National Park Centre (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Arthur-Richter-Park (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Lake Birkwitz (8 mi / 13 km)
  • Grosssedlitz Baroque Garden (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Rathen

Fly into Dresden (DRS), the closest airport, located 17.9 mi (28.8 km) from the city centre.

You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Rathen Kurort Rathen S-Bahn for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rathen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 471 holiday lettings around Rathen. From 323 flats & apartments to 88 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.

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

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 Rathen:

  • Kleinzschachwitz: 29 holiday homes
  • Nickern: 37 holiday homes
  • Laubegast: 18 holiday homes
  • Dresdner Heide: 36 holiday homes
  • Klotzsche: 15 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 Rathen? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rathen. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Rathen Kurort Rathen S-Bahn: 917 holiday lettings
  • Felsenbuhne: 917 holiday lettings
  • Felsenbühne: 915 holiday lettings
  • Toskana Therme Bad Schandau: 721 holiday lettings
  • Bad Schandau: 580 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rathen listed on 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 Rathen?

Yes, of course. offers 323 Flats in Rathen. Our other popular types of Rathen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 88 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 323 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rathen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Rathen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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