Destination guide

Historical Xanten will entice you

The area's museums and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Xanten. This city has something for everyone. 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 Xanten

Are you looking 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 Xanten 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:

  • Wunderland Kalkar (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Weeze Animal Park (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Kloster Kamp Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Irrland Die Bauernhof-Erlebnisoase (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Panoramabad Pappelsee Waterpark (12.8 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Inselbad Bahia Water Park (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Xanten

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Xanten is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sculpture Park (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Pappelsee Park (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bocholter Stadtwald (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Kleve Forest Garden (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Hamert Moor (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
  • Landscape Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Xanten

The nearest airport is in Weeze (NRN), located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 31 mi (49.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Xanten Station.

Where to stay around Xanten?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 65 holiday lettings near Xanten. From 15 Houses to 47 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Xanten 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 Xanten?

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

  • St. Viktor Cathedral: 124 holiday lettings
  • Xanten Market Square: 123 holiday lettings
  • Roman Museum: 124 holiday lettings
  • Archaelogical Park: 123 holiday lettings
  • Wissen Castle: 102 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Houses in Xanten. Our other popular types of Xanten holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 47 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 47 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Xanten?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Xanten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.