Where to stay around Schleswig-Holstein?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 16,458 holiday lettings near Schleswig-Holstein. From 12,240 apartments to 3,574 houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Schleswig-Holstein area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Schleswig-Holstein?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Schleswig-Holstein. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • England: 23 holiday homes
  • Lübeck: 3,768 holiday homes
  • Sylt: 4,298 holiday homes
  • Kiel: 779 holiday homes
  • Travemünde: 796 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Schleswig-Holstein! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Schleswig-Holstein?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Schleswig-Holstein with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Lübeck: 3,768 holiday lettings
  • Sylt: 4,298 holiday lettings
  • Kiel: 779 holiday lettings
  • Flensburg: 500 holiday lettings
  • Timmendorfer Strand: 3,653 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Schleswig-Holstein?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Schleswig-Holstein are:

  • St. Peter-Ording Airport (PSH): 1,856 self catering accommodations
  • Flensburg Schaferhaus Airport (FLF): 703 self catering accommodations
  • Wyk auf Foehr Airport (OHR): 768 self catering accommodations

For other airports, 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 in Schleswig-Holstein?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Schleswig-Holstein. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ostseeresort Olpenitz: 1,807 holiday rentals
  • Ostsee Therme Scharbeutz: 5,200 holiday rentals
  • Old Segenberger Mansion: 1,544 holiday rentals
  • Olympic Center Schilksee: 2,003 holiday rentals
  • West Coast Art Museum: 5,278 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schleswig-Holstein listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany your home away from home

The Federal state of Schleswig-Holstein is in the far north of Germany and is known as the “Land between two seas”. The area runs from the Danish border to the south of Lübeck in a series of bays, cliffs and inland fjords. A string of seaside resorts runs south along the Baltic coast from Glücksburg, the cradle of European royalty with its moated castle, down to Travemünde in the south-east. Holstein's Switzerland, a picturesque nature reserve, is located between Kiel Bay and Lübeck Bay offering a host of lovely self-catering cottages and rentals. The capital of the region is Kiel, with its romantic courtyards, pretty market squares and distinctly Nordic port.

Things to Do in Schleswig-Holstein

The region of Schleswig-Holstein offers a host of outdoor attractions and activities to suit every visitor, whether they are looking for extreme sports and family-orientated fun. Water based activities such as sailing, kayaking, surfing and boat trips can be found in all parts of this beautiful state of historic Germany. The lakes and forests provide wind-swept walking and cycling, or sit on a traditional wicker beach chair and watch breathtaking sunsets before dining in one of the excellent family-run restaurants. Bird and nature spotting can be enjoyed at the Wadden Sea National Park. Play golf and tennis, relax at a spa or tour the area by motorbike or bicycle.

Places to Visit in Schleswig-Holstein

Schleswig-Holstein offers a host of different terrains, so each trip out from your Schleswig-Holstein holiday rental can take you on a different adventure. The coastline, open sea, nature reserves, islands, countryside, national parks and charming cities all offer a different aspect of this lovely area. Kiel offers plenty of maritime experiences from walking on the beaches to watching the ocean-going liners navigate the Kiel Canal. The Kiel Week Regatta is one of Europe’s biggest summer festivals. Flensburg is a delightful small town on the border with Denmark. See the historical old quarter with beautiful buildings, cobbled streets and great shopping. Friedrichstadt was founded in 1621 by Duke Friedrich III and has steep gabled canal houses, similar to those in Amsterdam, along its picturesque canals in the historic Old Quarter. Finest of all the towns around your Schleswig-Holstein holiday rental is Lübeck with its UNESCO World Heritage listed Old Town.

Weather in Schleswig-Holstein

The Schleswig-Holstein region has warm sunny summers and cold winters with some snow. Daytime high temperatures range from 3°C (38°F) in January and February up to 19°C (67°F) in July and August. September to January are the months which have the most precipitation.

Travel to Schleswig-Holstein

Hamburg (HAM) International Airport has many international flights arriving daily and is convenient for most Schleswig-Holstein holiday rentals. The S-Bahn suburban rail network links Hamburg Airport with the main railway station for easy onward travel. There are also a number of car rental counters within the airport, as well as taxis.