Destination guide

The historical city of Bensheim awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Bensheim. This walkable and welcoming city is well known for its parks, bars and shopping. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Bensheim

Are you hoping to discover 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 experience everything that makes Bensheim a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • MIRAMAR Erlebnisbad, Salz & Kristall Therme und Saunaparadies (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Tiergarten Worms (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Jugendstilbad (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Rappenhof Winery (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Kiawah Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bensheim

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bensheim is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanical Gardens (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Herrengarten (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Prinz-Georg-Garten (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Luisenpark Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Kleiner See Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Bensheim

The nearest airport is in Mannheim (MHG), located 15.7 mi (25.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Bensheim-Auerbach Station or Bensheim Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bensheim?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 244 holiday lettings around Bensheim. From 143 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.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bensheim?

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 Bensheim:

  • Bergheim: 53 holiday homes
  • Heidelberg-Kirchheim: 27 holiday homes
  • Neuenheim: 48 holiday homes
  • Mitte: 26 holiday homes
  • Bahnstadt: 30 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 Bensheim? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bensheim. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bensheim Station: 670 holiday lettings
  • Gernsheim Station: 402 holiday lettings
  • Heidelberg Castle: 640 holiday lettings
  • Mannheim (MHJ-Mannheim Central Train Station): 780 holiday lettings
  • Mannheim-Luzenberg Station: 801 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 143 Flats in Bensheim. Our other popular types of Bensheim holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 40 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 Bensheim?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 43 holiday homes with pool available in Bensheim. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.