Destination guide

Take in the riverfront beauty of Passau

Take a holiday to Passau and enjoy the area's history, cathedral and monuments. Renowned for its riverfront, cycling and festivals, this city welcomes all visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Passau

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Passau has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Donau Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Castle Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Treetop Walk (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Rannasee Water Slide (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Bad Griesbach Golf Resort (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Wohlfuehl-Therme (16.2 mi / 26.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Passau

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Passau is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Castle Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Hauzenberg Park (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Wildpark Ortenburg (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Kurpark (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Passau

Fly into Linz (LNZ-Hoersching), the closest airport, located 40.7 mi (65.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Passau Central Station or Neustift Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Passau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 176 holiday lettings around Passau. From 133 flats & apartments to 15 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Passau? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Passau. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Passau Central Station: 707 holiday lettings
  • University of Passau: 663 holiday lettings
  • Neustift Station: 733 holiday lettings
  • Passau (ZPF-Passau Central Train Station): 707 holiday lettings
  • St. Stephan's Cathedral: 633 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Passau listed on 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 Flats in Passau?

Yes, of course. offers 133 Flats in Passau. Our other popular types of Passau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Passau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 46 holiday homes with pool available in Passau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.