Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Velen

Enjoy the history and other features of Velen. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Velen

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Velen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wildpark Frankenhof (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kornbrennerei Bockenhoff (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Inselbad Bahia Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Velen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Velen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Winterswijk City Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Stadtpark Ahaus (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bocholter Stadtwald (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Rhode Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Velen

The nearest airport is in Münster (FMO-Münster - Osnabrueck Intl.), located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Dortmund (DTM), which is 38.7 mi (62.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Velen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 22 holiday lettings near Velen. From 5 Houses to 15 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Velen 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 Velen?

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

  • Ramsdorf Castle: 230 holiday lettings
  • Wildpark Frankenhof: 125 holiday lettings
  • Haltern Sythen Station: 107 holiday lettings
  • Dorsten Station: 263 holiday lettings
  • Movie Park Germany: 275 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 5 Houses in Velen. Our other popular types of Velen holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 15 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Velen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Velen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.