Destination guide

The theatrical area of Jena awaits your stay

Come and experience Jena and its museums, theatre scene and monuments. This scenic city is known for its university setting, gardens and entertainment. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Jena

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Jena a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Toskana Therme (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Tierpark Bad Koesen (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Landesweingut Kloster Pforta (16.7 mi / 26.8 km)
  • Bulabana (16.9 mi / 27.2 km)
  • Avenida Water Park (17.8 mi / 28.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Jena

The nearest airport is in Erfurt (ERF), located 27.3 mi (44 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Jena West Station, Jena Saale Station and Jena-Zwätzen Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Jena?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 119 holiday lettings around Jena. From 99 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.

Can I rent a town property in Jena?

Switch off your alarm, because you really won't be needing it where you're off to. It's time to unplug, relax and live like the locals do. HomeAway has no less than 31 village holiday properties here. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has stacks more property options to discover, including:

  • 29 city-centre holiday accommodation options.
  • 10 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 9 resort holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Jena?

There's something really cool and chic about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a lofty view you're after or just a place to kick back and relax, an apartment could be the ideal choice. You'll be able to choose from 94 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £29 per night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't leave it too long! If that doesn't fit with your group's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Hotel: 39 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £41 per night.
  • House: 18 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £64 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 5 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £51 per night.

Can I stay in Jena in a large group?

There's nothing better than catching up with old work colleagues or spending a few nights with your loved ones in a wonderful new locale. And the best thing, HomeAway has places to suit. The favourite option for bigger groups here are apartment holiday rentals, and you'll find 11 available. In and around the area, rental properties that can house large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 28 rental accommodation just right for that size. Book a night from just £47.
  • Need somewhere for 5 people? We have 20 that will be ideal. You can get one for as little as £44 a night.
  • Going away with a group of 8? We have 18 rental accommodation that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £104 a night.

You and your crew will be well catered to when you arrange your Jena travels through us!