Destination guide

Delight in the oceanfront landscape of Kiel

Come and experience Kiel and its museums, history and art galleries. Renowned for its seaside, sailing and aquarium, this city welcomes all visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Kiel

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Kiel a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kieler Brauerei (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
  • Aquarium GEOMAR (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Old Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Meerwasserschwimmbad Laboe (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Meerwasser-Wellenbad (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Neumuenster Zoo (17.9 mi / 28.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kiel

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

  • Old Botanical Garden (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Kieler Förde (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Schilksee Beach (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Schlossgarten (16 mi / 25.7 km)
  • Weidefelder Beach (22.9 mi / 36.9 km)
  • Kiel Canal (25.3 mi / 40.8 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Kiel

Fly into Luebeck (LBC), the closest airport, located 42.4 mi (68.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Hamburg (HAM), which is 48 mi (77.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Kiel Central Station, Kiel-Hassee CITTI-PARK Station and Suchsdorf Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kiel?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,382 holiday lettings around Kiel. From 232 houses to 1,093 flats & apartments, 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 Kiel?

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 Kiel:

  • Gaarden-Süd - Kronsburg: 24 holiday homes
  • Russee - Hammer: 33 holiday homes
  • Pries: 20 holiday homes
  • Vorstadt: 18 holiday homes
  • Damperhof: 17 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 Kiel? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kiel. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sophienhof: 1,957 holiday lettings
  • Olympic Center Schilksee: 3,043 holiday lettings
  • Old Market Square Kiel: 1,994 holiday lettings
  • Aquarium GEOMAR: 1,983 holiday lettings
  • Old Botanical Garden: 1,941 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kiel 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 Houses in Kiel?

Yes, of course. offers 232 Houses in Kiel. Our other popular types of Kiel holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 1,093 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 5 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 Kiel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 13 holiday homes with pool available in Kiel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.