Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Idar-Oberstein awaits your stay

Take a holiday to Idar-Oberstein and enjoy the area's culture, history and museums. This walkable and welcoming city entices travellers with its shopping and restaurants. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Idar-Oberstein

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Idar-Oberstein a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Emrich-Schonleber (12.4 mi / 20 km)
  • Hexamer Winery (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Wildpark und Greifvogelzoo Potzberg (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Golf Club Hahn eV (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Doennhoff Winery (19.1 mi / 30.8 km)
  • Mosel Therme (19.2 mi / 31 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Idar-Oberstein

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Idar-Oberstein is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ortelsbruch Park (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Erbeskopf (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Barfußpfad Bad Sobernheim (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Bostalsee (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Saar-Hunsrueck Nature Park (25.1 mi / 40.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Idar-Oberstein

Fly into Frankfurt (HHN-Frankfurt - Hahn), the closest airport, located 17.3 mi (27.9 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Idar-Oberstein Station or Fischbach-Weierbach Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Idar-Oberstein?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 217 holiday lettings around Idar-Oberstein. From 142 flats & apartments to 32 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 Idar-Oberstein?

If you are longing for an escape from city life, listen up! Leave all the noisy commotion behind and indulge in the soft sounds of the countryside. HomeAway has 36 countryside holiday properties in this destination. Alternatively, you might like to go for something different. HomeAway has plenty of properties to pick from, including:

  • 28 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 5 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Idar-Oberstein?

If you're searching for a home away from home this trip, renting a whole house is a terrific idea. You'll have ample space for all sorts of holiday activities. There are 265 houses available on HomeAway. Prices start at £30 a night. If that doesn't fit with your squad's taste, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to select from, such as:

  • Apartment: 190 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Hotel: 45 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 6 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £34 per night.

Can I stay in Idar-Oberstein in a large group?

There's nothing more exciting than being somewhere entirely new with friends and family. And the great news is HomeAway has some places to suit large groups. Why not have a peek at the 72 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the leading choice for large groups of guests. Around the area, rental properties that can accommodate larger sized groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 170 rental accommodation perfect for that size. Spend a night for as little as £26.
  • Need a holiday rental for 7 guests? We have 8 that will work well. You can get one for as low as £56 per night.
  • Seeking places for rent catering to 8 guests? You'll be delighted to hear we have 6 that will fit the bill. You can book one from just £77 per night.

Your whole squad will be well looked after when you arrange your Idar-Oberstein travels through us!