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Make a holiday home in Sauerland, Germany your home away from home

Sauerland is a region in the western German Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia. In contrast to much of the rest of this state, Sauerland holiday homes are set in an area that is relatively sparsely populated; it’s also dotted with picturesque villages and towns, has a rural feel and features a number of protected areas of natural beauty.

Things to do in Sauerland, Germany

The most popular activities for holidaymakers at self-catering accommodation n Sauerland involve the great outdoors. It’s a landscape of valleys, rolling hills, forests, meadows and charming villages with half-timbered houses. Recommended walking paths in the region include Rothaarsteig, the high elevation Hoehenflug and the Waldroute. The latter is a 240-kilometre trail that guides hikers and mountain through a wealth of woodland scenery, with all kinds of flora and fauna to be spotted en route.

Another great reason to head for Sauerland holiday accommodation is to experience the region’s various lakes. The six main lakes in the region are Henne, Bigge, Sorpesee, Diemel, Moehne and Lister. In addition to typical summertime activities like swimming and sunbathing, the lakes in the Sauerland region also offer cruises with the Weisse Flotte ships, or personal boat hire.

There’s also a great mix of visitor attractions for anyone visiting Sauerland holiday homes. At Bestwig you’ll find the popular theme Park, Fort Fun, which boasts numerous amusements and rides for all the family. There are also some natural wonders located in the region – Balve Cave is a huge underground chamber that has been used as a venue for cultural events and performances since the early-19th Century. There’s also the Atta Cave in Attendorn, which is the most-visited show-cave in the country.

Places to visit on holiday in Sauerland, Germany

A town well worth visiting while on holiday at Auerland self-catering holiday accommodation is Siegen. It’s a medieval town with a number of beautiful remnants, including the medieval churches, Nikolaikirche and Martinikirche. Other essential sights include the Oberes Schloss, which dates to the 13th Century, and the Unteres Schloss, which today houses a number of federal offices.

Weather in Sauerland, Germany

Sauerland holiday rentals are found in a region with quite a large difference between winter and summer temperatures. For the most part, summers are warm, with highs usually reaching the high-20 in July and August. Spring and Autumn conditions are usually mild, while winters are consistently cold, bringing snowfall on occasion.

Cheap flights to Sauerland, Germany

The city of Dortmund sits within an hour’s drive of Sauerland self-catering holiday homes, and the airport here (DTM), is served by a number of low-cost airlines, such as easyJet flying from London-Luton (LUT).

    Wonderful! 4.8/5
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    • 5 BR
    • 3 BA
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      House #2563588
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        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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        House #2062698
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          House #2557487
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            Excellent! 4.7/5
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            Apartment #21726
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              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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              • 2 BR
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              House #2207066
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                Excellent! 4.6/5
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                Apartment #766625
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                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                  • 4 BR
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                  House #2037743
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                    Excellent! 4.3/5
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                    • 3 BR
                    • 1 BA
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                    Apartment #2372076
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                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                      • 1 BA
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                      Apartment #2402841
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                        Excellent! 4.4/5
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                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
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                        House #2183610
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                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                          • 1 BR
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                          Apartment #766235
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                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                            • 2 BR
                            • 1 BA
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                            Apartment #788141
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 3 BR
                              • 1 BA
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                              House #2432732
                              14
                              Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                • 1 BR
                                • 1 BA
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                                Apartment #2525261
                                13
                                Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                  Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
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                                  Apartment #2525262
                                  8
                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 1 BA
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                                    House #510208
                                    9
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                                      Exceptional! 5/5
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                                      • 6 BR
                                      • 3 BA
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                                      Villa #444215
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                                        • 4 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 10
                                        House #2308907
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                                          Very Good! 4.2/5
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                                          • 1 BA
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                                          House #2556148
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                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
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                                            Multiple rentals Apartment #2086613
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                                            Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Excellent! 4.7/5
                                              (27 reviews)
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                                              • 2 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 4
                                              Apartment #788090
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                                              Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 1 BA
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                                                Apartment #2036220
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                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                  Apartment #2055021
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                                                    Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                    • 3 BR
                                                    • 2 BA
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                                                    Villa #6501380
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
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                                                      Apartment #787662
                                                      3
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                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                        • 2 BA
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                                                        House #519573
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                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
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                                                          House #2408001
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                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                            • 9 BR
                                                            • 7 BA
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                                                            • Sleeps 26
                                                            House #2249653
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                                                            Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
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                                                              Apartment #2499049
                                                              5
                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                Apartment #2453361
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
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                                                                  Apartment #2323951
                                                                  2
                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                    Apartment #2435579
                                                                    14
                                                                    Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                      • 5 BR
                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 11
                                                                      House #1869235
                                                                      15
                                                                      Viewed 49 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Very Good! 4/5
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                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
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                                                                        House #540228
                                                                        9
                                                                        Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                          House #2497506
                                                                          15
                                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Very Good! 4.1/5
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Apartment #2363231
                                                                            7
                                                                            Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
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                                                                              Apartment #2039692
                                                                              13
                                                                              Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                (51 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Apartment #2389808
                                                                                51
                                                                                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Very Good! 4.1/5
                                                                                  (16 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 4 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 10
                                                                                  House #2339051
                                                                                  16
                                                                                  Viewed 62 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #2589384
                                                                                    2
                                                                                    Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      House #2598009
                                                                                      1
                                                                                      Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (16 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        House #23804
                                                                                        16
                                                                                        Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (6 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          House #2583839
                                                                                          6
                                                                                          Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                            (10 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 5 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                                            • Sleeps 12
                                                                                            House #1076813
                                                                                            10
                                                                                            Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                                              Apartment #2553276
                                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 4 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 9
                                                                                                House #2420862
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                  (20 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals House #502863
                                                                                                  20
                                                                                                  Viewed 35 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • Studio
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 3
                                                                                                    Apartment #519060
                                                                                                    12
                                                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                                                      (5 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      House #2558115
                                                                                                      5
                                                                                                      Viewed 38 times in the last 48 hours