Destination guide

Travel to historical Wilhelmshaven

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Wilhelmshaven. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the seaside, local tours and restaurants. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Wilhelmshaven

Are you searching for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Wilhelmshaven a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wilhelmshaven-Friesland Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Park Nordseeküste (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Wilhelmshaven

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Wilhelmshaven is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tossens Beach (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Jade Bay (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Horumersiel Beach Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Schillig Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Rosengarten Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Reitscharde Landscape Park (18.3 mi / 29.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Wilhelmshaven

The nearest airport is in Bremen (BRE), located 45.4 mi (73.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Wilhelmshaven Station.

Where to stay around Wilhelmshaven?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,330 holiday lettings near Wilhelmshaven. From 791 Flats to 510 Houses, 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 Wilhelmshaven is on HomeAway.

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

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 Wilhelmshaven:

  • Fedderwardergroden: 33 holiday homes
  • Voslapp: 22 holiday homes
  • Tossens: 97 holiday homes
  • Nordseebad Burhave: 213 holiday homes
  • Burhave: 191 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 Wilhelmshaven?

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

  • Jade Weser Port Info Center: 2,506 holiday lettings
  • Wilhelmshaven Station: 2,055 holiday lettings
  • Kaiser Wilhelm Bridge: 2,067 holiday lettings
  • Wadden Sea: 590 holiday lettings
  • Jever Station: 2,920 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Wilhelmshaven 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 Flats in Wilhelmshaven?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 791 Flats in Wilhelmshaven. Our other popular types of Wilhelmshaven holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 510 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 7 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wilhelmshaven?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 67 holiday homes with pool available in Wilhelmshaven. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.