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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in the Kassel area, Germany your home away from home

Kassel is a large town of around 195,000 inhabitants in northern Hesse. It has a modern post-war city centre with delightful historic architecture in the suburbs. It was once the home of the brothers Grimm, whose fairytales still delight children everywhere.

Things to Do in the Kassel area, Germany

Shopping, beer gardens, bistros and international restaurants offer plenty of treats for visitors. Sightseeing in this lovely area of Germany is the main activity for those staying in holiday rentals in the Kessel area. The Natural History Museum is in the first ever German observatory which was built in 1558. The city offers many other museums for visitors including the Marmorbad (Marble Bath) in the Orangerie, the Tram Museum, the Brother Grimm Museum and the Museum of Local History. Visitors can relax in the Karlsaue, a large park on the banks of the Fulda River. This lovely park includes the 16th century Orangerie and a planetarium. Gardeners will enjoy a visit to the Botanical Gardens in Park Schonfeld while sports fans may catch a football match at the Auestadion or a hockey match as part of the Hessenliga. The city hosts many international fairs and exhibitions such as the Documenta exhibition of modern and contemporary art.

Places to Visit Around Kassel, Germany

Situated on the hillside above the city, the Wilhelmshohe Palace dates back to 1786 and has a splendid collection of Greek and Roman antiques and a gallery of Old Masters including many Rembrandts. The surrounding Bergpark has many attractions including a staircase cascade of water. The water feature runs through the Bergpark to eventually reach the large lake which has a fountain in the centre. Look for the Hercules Monument and the ruins of the neo-Gothic Lowenburg (Lion’s Castle). It has a moat and drawbridge and is filled with mediaeval objects. It is always a popular attraction for those staying in holiday rentals in the Kassel area.

Weather in Kassel, Germany

Kassel holiday rentals enjoy cool sunny summers and cold snowy winters. Temperatures in July reach an average 18°C (65°F) while winters drop below freezing from December to March. The area has moderate rainfall throughout the year which falls as snow in the winter months. The area enjoys 7 hours of sunshine on average per day in the summer.

Travel to Kassel, Germany

The nearest international airport serving holiday rentals in Kassel is Paderborn Lippstadt (PAD) Airport which is about 84 km away. The airport is served by British Airways, Air Berlin and Lufthansa Airlines among several others with direct flights from Manchester and London Stansted. Kassel is very easy to drive to by hire car along the E331/44 highway.

    Excellent! 4.7/5
    (7 reviews)
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    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    Apartment #2384433
    7
    Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (11 reviews)
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      • 1 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #2077196
      11
      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
        • 1 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 2
        Apartment #2353127
        1
        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.4/5
          (7 reviews)
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          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 8
          Apartment #2065055
          7
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            Excellent! 4.6/5
            (8 reviews)
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 6
            Apartment #2232747
            8
            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
              Exceptional! 5/5
              (6 reviews)
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              • Studio
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Apartment #2384434
              6
              Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
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                • 3 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Separate Toilet
                • Sleeps 6
                Villa #2617575
                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #32392
                  2
                  Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
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                    • 1 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 3
                    Apartment #2612450
                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                      (11 reviews)
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                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #2210279
                      11
                      Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 3
                        Apartment #2613744
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                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #2591540
                          1
                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 2 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            House #2562357
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                              • 2 BR
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #2596810
                              1
                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
                                • Sleeps 4
                                Apartment #2581875
                                Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2615853
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                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Apartment #2579201
                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Apartment #2579538
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #2582387
                                        1
                                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                          • 4 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 6
                                          House #2431981
                                          2
                                          Viewed 29 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                            (22 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #2012023
                                            22
                                            Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 6
                                              Apartment #2589026
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                Apartment #2614278
                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Apartment #2624251
                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                    (9 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                    Apartment #2531982
                                                    9
                                                    Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                      (17 reviews)
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                                                      • 1 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #2089711
                                                      17
                                                      Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                        Apartment #2336773
                                                        6
                                                        Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                          (9 reviews)
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Apartment #2124333
                                                          9
                                                          Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 3 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 6
                                                            Apartment #2467220
                                                            1
                                                            Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                              (5 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #786091
                                                              5
                                                              Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                (3 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Apartment #2008906
                                                                3
                                                                Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Apartment #2404198
                                                                  3
                                                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Apartment #517853
                                                                    43
                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      House #2269225
                                                                      Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Apartment #2443809
                                                                        6
                                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                          • 3 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                          Cottage #2417894
                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                            • 1 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Apartment #2339435
                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Separate Toilet
                                                                              • Sleeps 7
                                                                              Apartment #2027279
                                                                              1
                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                Apartment #2409732
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                  (25 reviews)
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                                                                                  • Studio
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                                  Apartment #2163943
                                                                                  25
                                                                                  Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Excellent! 4.3/5
                                                                                    (6 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    House #545684
                                                                                    6
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 1 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #2559318
                                                                                      2
                                                                                      Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (6 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 10
                                                                                        Apartment #2372076
                                                                                        6
                                                                                        Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (7 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 5
                                                                                          House #778954
                                                                                          7
                                                                                          Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                            (4 reviews)
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                                                                                            • Studio
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            House #2207595
                                                                                            4
                                                                                            Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                              (21 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Apartment #788141
                                                                                              21
                                                                                              Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                Farmhouse #2562401
                                                                                                1
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #2545464
                                                                                                  Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    House #2340082
                                                                                                    2
                                                                                                    Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
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