Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Altena getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Altena with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Altena

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Altena a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Markischer Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wildwald Vosswinkel (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Freizeitbad Nass Water Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Gumbala Water Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altena

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altena is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ATTA Cave (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Altena

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Altena Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Altena?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 67 holiday lettings around Altena. From 11 Houses to 54 Flats, 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 are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Altena?

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

  • Altena (Westf) Station: 184 holiday lettings
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund: 199 holiday lettings
  • Westfalenhallen: 214 holiday lettings
  • Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station): 204 holiday lettings
  • Dortmund-Westerfilde S-Bahn: 260 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 11 Houses in Altena. Our other popular types of Altena holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 54 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Altena?

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