Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Altona

Enjoy the culture and other features of Altona. Revered for its parks, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and trendy. Take in top local attractions such as Barclaycard Arena and Volksparkstadion. 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 Altona

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Altona has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Airbus Site Funkenwerder (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Donners Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hamburger Dom (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Hamburg Dungeon (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altona

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

  • Loki Schmidt Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Jenischpark (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Volkspark Altona (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Altonaer Volkspark (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Elbstrand (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Donners Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Altona

The nearest airport is in Hamburg (HAM), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Luebeck (LBC), which is 38.6 mi (62.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Diebsteich Station, Hamburg-Altona Station and Holstenstraße Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Altona by jumping on the metro at Hochkamp S-Bahn, Iserbrook S-Bahn or Klein Flottbek S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altona?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 56 holiday lettings around Altona. From 44 flats & apartments to 6 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 Altona?

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 Altona:

  • Hammerbrook: 26 holiday homes
  • Neustadt: 25 holiday homes
  • Saint Pauli: 38 holiday homes
  • Hamburg City Center: 39 holiday homes
  • Uhlenhorst: 16 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 Altona? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Altona. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Iserbrook S-Bahn: 648 holiday lettings
  • Theatre Neue Flora: 655 holiday lettings
  • Schanzenpark: 658 holiday lettings
  • Elbstrand: 672 holiday lettings
  • Ernst Deutsch Theater: 620 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Altona 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 Altona?

Yes, of course. offers 44 Flats in Altona. Our other popular types of Altona holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 44 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Altona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 54 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Altona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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