Destination guide

Head to the theatrical city of Erlangen

Come and experience Erlangen and its theatre scene, festivals and opera. This city's university setting, entertainment and churches draw many visitors. Nuremberg Palace of Justice and Nuremberg Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Erlangen

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Erlangen a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Playmobil FunPark (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Nuremberg Zoo (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Golf Club Herzogenaurach (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Fuerthermare (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Erlangen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Erlangen is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schlossgarten (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • Erlangen Botanical Garden (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Exerzierplatz (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Municipal Park (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Zimmermannspark (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Erlangen

The nearest airport is in Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), located 7.7 mi (12.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Erlangen Station. You can see more of Erlangen by catching a ride on the metro at Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße S-Bahn, Erlangen-Bruck S-Bahn or Eltersdorf S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Erlangen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 225 holiday lettings around Erlangen. From 189 flats & apartments to 7 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Erlangen?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Erlangen:

  • Süd: 31 holiday homes
  • Altstadt - Sankt Sebald: 36 holiday homes
  • Nuremberg Old Town: 57 holiday homes
  • Tullnau: 23 holiday homes
  • Altstadt - Sankt Lorenz: 52 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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

  • Schlossgarten: 369 holiday lettings
  • Erlangen Paul-Gossen-Straße S-Bahn: 359 holiday lettings
  • Walderlebniszentrum Tennenlohe: 353 holiday lettings
  • Museum im Amtshausschupfla: 344 holiday lettings
  • Erlangen-Bruck S-Bahn: 358 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 189 Flats in Erlangen. Our other popular types of Erlangen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 15 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Erlangen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Erlangen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.