Destination guide

Head to the adventurous city of Sauerland

The forests and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sauerland. Well known for its skiing, camping and golfing, this cosmopolitan city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Sauerland

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do during your stay? You'll be sure to enjoy Sauerland for its skiing and swimming. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Sauerland a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Thikos Kinderland (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Golfclub Schmallenberg (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Panorama Park Sauerland (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Bodefeld Hunau Ski Resort (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wintersportpark Sahnehang (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Sauerland

Travellers enjoy Sauerland for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in January, December, February or November, when snowfall averages 31.10 inches and temperatures average -3°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sauerland

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Sauerland is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Crosslap Disc Golf Park (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • ATTA Cave (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Kahler Asten (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Kurpark (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Lake Diemelsee (27.1 mi / 43.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Sauerland

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 32.1 mi (51.6 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), which is 35 mi (56.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Meggen Station, Lennestadt-Grevenbrück Station and Lennestadt-Altenhundem Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Sauerland?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,352 holiday lettings around Sauerland. From 499 houses to 58 cabins, 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 mountainside property in Sauerland?

Mysterious and unforgiving, mountains are some of the most breathtaking landmarks on the planet. If you're eager to experience high-altitude living, you've come to the right place. HomeAway has 527 alpine rentals available. On the hunt for a different holiday style? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our options for this destination include:

  • 448 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 394 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 197 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Sauerland?

Forget about sterile hotel rooms. Take in this destination from the comfort of your own apartment. HomeAway has 1,590 for you to choose from here. How does £17 per night sound? That's what you're looking at paying if you don't put it off for too long! Or perhaps you'd rather pick one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 514 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 292 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £30 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 49 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.

Can I stay in Sauerland in a large group?

Whether you're hitting the road on a getaway with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school gang, it's always loads of fun staying in a brand new place together! The best news is that HomeAway has places to suit. Currently, apartment holiday rentals are all the rage for large groups of visitors here, and you'll find 231 listed on our database. Around this area, the holiday rentals that are suitable for large groups of people include:

  • Are you searching for places that can house 6 guests? We have 774 that will be perfect. Prices begin from just £23 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 485 rental accommodation perfect. Prices start at £31 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with 8 guests? We offer 236 holiday rentals that match your requirements. Prices begin at just £39 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you can bring your aunt, your grandma and all your pals to Sauerland.

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