Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Paderborn

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and monuments with a rental holiday home in Paderborn. This walkable city is known for its segway tours, water skiing and rowing. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Paderborn

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Paderborn 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:

  • Paderborner Land Golf Club (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Biebeldorf (15.9 mi / 25.6 km)
  • Hellweg-Sole-Thermen (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
  • Lippstadt Golf Club (18.4 mi / 29.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Paderborn

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Paderborn. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Arminiuspark (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Externsteine (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Gartenschaupark (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Alberssee Beach (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Hellweg-Sole-Thermen (18.2 mi / 29.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Paderborn

Fly into Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), the closest airport, located 9.4 mi (15.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Kassel (KSF-Calden), which is 34.2 mi (55.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Paderborn Kasseler Tor Station, Paderborn Nord Station and Paderborn Central Station are the main stations in the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Paderborn?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 73 holiday lettings around Paderborn. From 11 houses to 55 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 Paderborn?

Nothing beats the silence of rural living. No hum of traffic or car alarms screeching. Just you and the peace and quiet of the countryside! HomeAway has 20 rural rental properties in this destination. After a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties tick your boxes. Our options here include:

  • 15 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 8 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Paderborn?

Discover this destination like a local from the comfort of your very own apartment. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood in no time at all! You can take your pick from 44 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £34 a night sound? That's what you're looking at spending if you don't put it off for too long! Or perhaps you'd rather choose one of the area's other self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • Hotel: 37 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • House: 13 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £67 per night.
  • Bungalow: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £70 per night.

Can I stay in Paderborn in a large group?

The recipe for the perfect holiday is catching up with friends and relatives in a fantastic new place. If you're travelling with a big group, HomeAway can help. Why not take a look at the 4 apartment holiday rentals featured here? They're the leading choice for large groups of travellers. Rental options around this area that are suitable for large groups include:

  • Are there 6 in your gang? No worries! We have 8 places to stay that will comfortably fit a party of that size. You can book one from just £51 per night.
  • Alternatively, if you're seeking somewhere that will fit 5 guests, we've got 5 on offer. You're looking at a starting price of £44 per night.

So prepare to take off on a fabulous escape with the whole gang!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Paderborn?

HomeAway has an assortment of great budget-concious possibilities. Treat your group to a fancy night out or extend your holiday with all the money you'll have leftover. Booking a holiday rental in Kernstadt is a good way to avoid burning a hole in your budget. We have 5 options and the average cost is £109 a night.