Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Forchheim

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Forchheim. This city has something for everyone. Bamberg Cathedral and New Residence 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.


Sightseeing in and around Forchheim

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Forchheim a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Golfclub Erlangen (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Golf Club Herzogenaurach (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Rose Garden at the New Residence (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Forchheim

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

  • Erlangen Botanical Garden (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Schlossgarten (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Schloss Weissenstein (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Rose Garden at the New Residence (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Forchheim

Fly into Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.2 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Forchheim Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Forchheim Kersbach Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Forchheim?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 168 holiday lettings around Forchheim. From 129 flats & apartments to 5 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 village property in Forchheim?

Sometimes you've just got to stop and sniff the roses. Enjoy a slower pace of life and spend your next family holiday in a picturesque local village. HomeAway offers 26 village getaway properties here. Alternatively, you might like trying a different sort of holiday setting. HomeAway has tons of rental properties to choose from, including:

  • 24 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 13 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Forchheim?

If you want some space to spread your things out, chill out and maybe even do a bit of home cooking, you're going to love walking up to your very own apartment. You can choose from 133 different options via HomeAway. If you make your booking quick, you could spend as little as £27 per night. If that doesn't suit your group's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Hotel: 34 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £38 per night.
  • Cottage: 7 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £73 per night.
  • House: 6 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £17 per night.

Can I stay in Forchheim in a large group?

Holidays with your loved ones can be heaps of fun, especially when you're staying under the one roof in a fantastic new place! If you'll be visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you out. 22 apartment holiday rentals are available. Presently, they're the most popular option here for big groups. The rental options that can cater to large numbers here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 5, we offer 23 rental properties appropriate for that size. Book a night for as little as £34.
  • If you've got 6 in your family, you'll be delighted to hear that there are 14 rental accommodation that are suitable. You can get one for as little as £38 a night.
  • Going away with 8 guests? We have 9 properties for rent that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £65 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring along your mom, your cousins and all your buddies to Forchheim.