Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Gifhorn

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Gifhorn. This city's canoeing, boating and lake draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Gifhorn

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Gifhorn a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • International Wind and Watermill Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Volkswagen Autostadt Complex (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Otter Center (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gifhorn

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Gifhorn. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tankumsee GmbH (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Naturschutzgebiet Riddagshausen (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Heywood Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Peine City Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Gifhorn

The nearest airport is in Hannover (HAJ), located 35.8 mi (57.6 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, make your way to Gifhorn City Station or Gifhorn Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Gifhorn?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 27 holiday lettings near Gifhorn. From 15 Houses to 10 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gifhorn for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gifhorn?

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

  • International Wind and Watermill Museum: 58 holiday lettings
  • Gifhorn City Station: 56 holiday lettings
  • Braunschweig Central Station: 36 holiday lettings
  • Castle Square (Burgplatz): 37 holiday lettings
  • Heywood Park: 148 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gifhorn 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 Houses in Gifhorn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Gifhorn. Our other popular types of Gifhorn holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 10 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 10 self catering accommodations

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 19 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Gifhorn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.