Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Elmshorn

Come and experience Elmshorn and its monuments, history and museums. Well known for its parks, sporting events and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Barclaycard Arena and Volksparkstadion are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Elmshorn

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Elmshorn a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Golf Club Lutzhorn (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • HolstenTherme (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • ARRIBA Erlebnisbad (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Airbus Site Funkenwerder (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elmshorn

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elmshorn is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Steindammpark (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ehrenhain Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Am Markt (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Niendorfer Gehege (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Volkspark Altona (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Altonaer Volkspark (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Elmshorn

The nearest airport is in Hamburg (HAM), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Luebeck (LBC), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Elmshorn Station or Elmshorn Langenmoor Station to see more of the city.

Where to stay around Elmshorn?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 49 holiday lettings near Elmshorn. From 13 Houses to 30 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Elmshorn 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 Elmshorn?

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

  • Elmshorn Station: 476 holiday lettings
  • Steindammpark: 510 holiday lettings
  • Elmshorn Water Tower: 496 holiday lettings
  • Elmshorn Langenmoor Station: 440 holiday lettings
  • Elmshorn Industrial Museum: 493 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Elmshorn 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 Elmshorn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 13 Houses in Elmshorn. Our other popular types of Elmshorn holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 30 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 43 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Elmshorn. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.