Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Mainz

Come and experience Mainz and its museums, monuments and history. This city's cathedral, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Mainz

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mainz a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Franz Kunstler Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Dienst Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Kuhling Gillot Winery (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Gunderloch Winery (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Winery Robert Weil (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Louis Guntrum Weinkellerei (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Mainz

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mainz is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Apothekergarten Wiesbaden (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Ruesselsheim City Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Nerobergbahn (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Neroberg (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Rhein-Taunus Nature Park Information Centre (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Taunus (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Mainz

Fly into Mainz (QFZ-Mainz Finthen), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 13.8 mi (22.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Mainz Römisches Theater Station, Mainz Central Station and Mainz South Station are the main stations in the city. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Mainz Nord S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Mainz?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 205 holiday lettings around Mainz. From 158 flats & apartments to 33 houses, 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 Mainz?

Nothing comes close to the unbroken silence of rural living. No traffic rumbling or car alarms screaming. Just you and the silent tranquility of the countryside! HomeAway has 35 rural holiday properties in this destination. After a different holiday vibe? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 34 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 26 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 19 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Mainz?

There's something eternally cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a scenic view you're after or just an easy place to hang out, an apartment might just be perfect. You can select from 139 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you get in early, you could be spending as little as £30 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Hotel: 109 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £29 per night.
  • House: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £52 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £40 per night.

Can I stay in Mainz in a large group?

It can be hard finding time to relax with your relatives and friends. A getaway is an ideal opportunity to come together. If you were planning to kick back together, HomeAway has options for you. Why not have a squiz at the 10 apartment holiday rentals featured here? They're the most popular option for big groups of guests. If you are hoping to stay with a large group, the rental properties that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a squad of 6, we have 21 rental properties just right for that size. Book a night from just £77.
  • Need a place for 5 people? We have 12 that will work well. You can get one for as low as £53 per night.
  • Trying to find properties for rent to suit 7 people? You'll be delighted to find out we have 7 that will fit the bill. You can book one for as little as £73 per night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandpa and all your buddies to Mainz.