Destination guide

The culturally rich area of Recklinghausen awaits your stay

Enjoy the area's culture, history and museums with a rental holiday home in Recklinghausen. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this walkable city. 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 Recklinghausen

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Recklinghausen a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cranger Kirmes (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • ZOOM Erlebniswelt (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Golf Club Schloss Horst (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Movie Park Germany (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Recklinghausen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Recklinghausen is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Tetrahedon Bottrop (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (13.7 mi / 22.1 km)
  • Stadtgarten (14 mi / 22.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Recklinghausen

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 18.3 mi (29.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 29.3 mi (47.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Recklinghausen S-Bahn, Recklinghausen Central Station and Recklinghausen Süd Station are the main stations in the area.

How many holiday rentals are available around Recklinghausen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 115 holiday lettings around Recklinghausen. From 94 flats & apartments to 12 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 Recklinghausen?

Switch off your alarm clock, because you'll have no use for it where you're headed. It's time to kick back, relax and live like the locals do. HomeAway has 23 village getaway rentals here. Alternatively, you might prefer trying another type of setting. HomeAway has a whole lot of choices, including:

  • 10 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 7 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 6 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Recklinghausen?

If you want to find out how the locals live, slide open the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort and convenience of an apartment. You can take your pick from 94 different options on HomeAway. How does £26 a night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't put it off for too long! If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we have a range of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Hotel: 53 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • House: 10 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £69 per night.

Can I stay in Recklinghausen in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding time to meet up with friends and family members. A getaway is a fantastic opportunity to get together. If you were planning to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has places to suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option here for large groups of guests. Our worldwide database currently has 17 available. In the area, rental properties that can accommodate large groups of people include:

  • If yours is a group of 5, we offer 21 holiday rentals perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just £26.
  • If you have 6 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to hear that there are 12 rental properties perfect. Prices start at £29 per night.
  • Hunting down properties for rent to suit 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to know we have 4 that'll be perfect. You can grab one from just £129 a night.

Your whole squad will be well looked after when you book your Recklinghausen travels with us!