Where to stay around Potsdam?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 540 holiday lettings near Potsdam. From 413 apartments to 68 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 Potsdam is on HomeAway.

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

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 Potsdam:

  • Bergmannkiez: 21 holiday homes
  • Kollwitzkiez: 125 holiday homes
  • Helmholtzkiez: 86 holiday homes
  • Winsviertel: 111 holiday homes
  • Bötzowviertel: 65 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 Potsdam?

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

  • Orangery Palace: 904 holiday lettings
  • Gate of Fortune: 966 holiday lettings
  • Potsdam Central Station: 961 holiday lettings
  • St. Nicolas Church (Nikolaikirche): 962 holiday lettings
  • Park Babelsberg: 995 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Potsdam 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 apartments in Potsdam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 413 apartments in Potsdam. Our other popular types of Potsdam holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 68 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 13 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Potsdam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Potsdam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Potsdam, Germany is a wonderful choice for your next breakaway

    There are many good reasons to choose Potsdam for your next breakaway. You will find fabulous food, friendly people and plenty of things to do and places to visit. A holiday rental home will put you close to historic buildings, popular museums and much more. You will feel right at home in your comfortable, well-appointed rental.

    Things to Do on Holiday to Potsdam, Germany

    One of the things that visitors to Potsdam most like to do is spend time browsing at the town’s Christmas Market. This market has been a staple in Potsdam for more than 100 years, and is as popular today as ever. History tours provide a way to learn about the town. A knowledgeable guide will point out the most important sites and be able to answer any questions that you may have. Make a stop to Peacock Island where you can enjoy hiking and see the Peacock Island Palace that was completed in the late 1700’s. Spend some time getting pampered at a spa after a long day of activities.

    Places to Visit on Holiday to Potsdam, Germany

    You will find a long list of places to visit whilst on holiday to Potsdam. Museums and historic sites are amongst the offerings. The Filmmuseum is must-see for anyone who enjoys the cinema. Learn about the history of movie making through a series of interesting exhibits. Learn about the long history or Potsdam by visiting some important historic buildings. The Windmill was first built in 1737. It was replaced in the late 18th century and was in use until 1858. Sanssouci Palace, built in the Roccoco style, is considered by some to be one of the most beautiful in the country. Other notable buildings are St. Nicholas Church, built in 1771 and Babelsberg Castle, which was completed in 1834. Babelsberg Film Studio isn’t really a film studio but rather it is an amusement park that offers rides and games for visitors of all ages.

    Weather in Potsdam, Germany

    Chilly winters and mild summers are the norm in Potsdam. During the winter the average low temperatures are between -4° and 2° C and the highs are 2° to 6°. In the spring you should expect average lows of 3° to 8° C and average highs of 13° to 19° C. Summer brings average lows of 11° to 13° C and average highs of 22° to 23° C. Those on holiday should expect between 38 and 69 mm of rain per month.

    Travel to Potsdam, Germany

    The closest airport to Potsdam is Berlin Tegel Airport (TXL) which is about 23 km away. Another option is Berlin Schönefeld Airport (SXF), which is located 30 km from Potsdam.

    Sightseeing in and around Potsdam

    Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Potsdam a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Berlin Zoological Garden (14 mi / 22.5 km)
    • The Biosphere and Potsdam People's Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
    • Babelsberg Film Park (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Klosterhof Töplitz Winery (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
    • Berlin Aquarium (14 mi / 22.6 km)
    • Trabrennbahn Mariendorf (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Potsdam

    Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Potsdam is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Norman Tower at Ruinenberg (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
    • Park Babelsberg (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Templiner See (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Parforceheide (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
    • Strandbad Wannsee (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Schwielowsee (6.2 mi / 10 km)