Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Monschau

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Monschau. Renowned for its cycling, local tours and sledging, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Monschau

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Monschau a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Spa-Francorchamps (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Aachener Zoo (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Golf and Country Club Henri-Chapelle (17.4 mi / 28 km)
  • Hochwildpark Rheinland (18.7 mi / 30 km)
  • The Green House Golf Club (19 mi / 30.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Monschau

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

  • Eifel National Park (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • High Fens – Eifel Nature Park (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Botrange Nature Park Center (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Lake Robertville (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Dreilaendereck (18.2 mi / 29.3 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Monschau

Fly into Maastricht (MST-Maastricht - Aachen), the closest airport, located 33.8 mi (54.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn), which is 43.8 mi (70.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Monschau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 422 holiday lettings around Monschau. From 148 houses to 219 flats & apartments, 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 rural property in Monschau?

Nothing compares to the refreshing stillness of rural living. No rumbling traffic or car alarms screaming. Just you and the peace and quiet of the countryside! HomeAway has 140 countryside holiday rentals in this destination. Want to try something else? See if any of our other properties steal your heart. Our range here includes:

  • 106 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 47 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 45 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Monschau?

Having space to yourself, home-cooked meals, sprawling views — if any of these things appeal to you, an apartment could be a great choice. HomeAway has 211 for you to check out here. How does £22 per night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't fit with your crew's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • House: 134 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £35 per night.
  • Farmhouse: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.
  • Villa: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £158 per night.

Can I stay in Monschau in a large group?

There's nothing quite like reuniting with your old friends or spending time with extended family in a marvellous new location. And what's best, HomeAway has options big enough for everyone. 28 apartment holiday rentals are available. Currently, they're the preferred choice here for big groups. The holiday properties that are suitable for large groups here include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 50 rental accommodation suitable for that size. Book a night for as little as £41.
  • Looking for a holiday property for 5 people? We have 32 that will be perfect. You can get one for as little as £35 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with 8 guests? We have 29 rental properties that will meet your needs. Prices start from £85 per night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you can take your uncle, your grandpa and all your besties to Monschau.