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Highlights Hesse

  • Views and sights on the Taunus
  • mountain and winter sports offers in the Westerwald
  • city stroll through Frankfurt am Main
  • fairytale road of the Brothers Grimm
  • UNESCO World Heritage sites fossil camp Messel Mine and Upper Germanic-Raetian Limes
  • apple wine and Frankfurt sausages
  • paddling on the rivers of the country

Best Vacation Rentals in Hesse

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Vacation Rental for 4 Guests in Bad Emstal, Hessisches Bergland
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Bad Emstal, Hessisches Bergland
Vacation Rental • 431 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(39 reviews)
3-room bungalow 40 m2. Modern furnishings: living/dining room with dining table, satellite TV, radio and DVD. Exit to the terrace. 1 double bedroom. 1 small room with 1 x 2 bunk beds. Open kitchen (4 gas rings, toaster, kettle, microwave, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Underfloor heating. Terrace. Terrace furniture. Facilities: children's high chair, baby cot. Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: non-smokers only. 1 pet/ dog allowed. Smoke alarm, fire extinguisher.
from $91 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Neuenstein, Hessisches Bergland
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Neuenstein, Hessisches Bergland
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(42 reviews)
This 1-bedroom holiday home in Mühlbach (Neuenstein) in a peaceful recreational area close to the forest offers complete relaxation. It has a private roofed terrace to enjoy meals and relax in the fresh air. You can stay here with a small family or group of 3.The town of Neuenstein-Mühlbach is located in the state of Hesse with the spectacular Knüll Mountains. The region provides ideal conditions for both hikers and cyclists. Also, you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding. The town center at 2 km invites you to witness the streetscape and local culture. You will also find restaurants and night...
from $71 / night
Vacation Rental for 2 Guests in Runkel, Lahntal
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Runkel, Lahntal
Vacation Rental • 560 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(19 reviews)
A sunlit apartment located only 800m away from the forest with 1-bedroom and it can house up to 2 guests. Located 2km away from a river, it has access to free WiFi and bed linens. The holiday home is located only 6km away from the public pool facility and 10km from the lake, it is an ideal spot for cycling and hiking. The town center is located at only 200m distance, you can avail various facilities such as supermarkets at 800m distance, tourist information at 3km distance and enjoy fine dining at 5km distance. Take a day trip to the nearby towns of Runkel (with its old town and castle), W...
from $66 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Hesse

$145for 30 Sep - 7 Oct
$170 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Hesse

15%for 30 Sep - 7 Oct
62% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Hessen

Enjoy a varied leisure programme throughout the state

The federal state of Hesse has beautiful cities, beautiful lakes, deep forests and high mountains to offer you, in the vicinity of which you will certainly find the right holiday apartment. Vacation rentals are not only available in rural areas, but also in large cities such as Frankfurt am Main. For a beach holiday, an apartment near the Edersee lake or the Schultheis pond is highly recommended, where you can really relax on the beaches.

Pay attention to the special equipment of the holiday accommodations

Depending on whether you are looking for a cultural or nature holiday, there is a suitable accommodation for every taste. The apartments in the cities offer you the advantage that you will soon reach the most beautiful buildings and the most interesting museums. Families with children will definitely feel at home in a vacation rental with garden, pool and playground. By the way, there are also some apartments where you can bring your dog.

Holidays in Hessen

Location and orientation

Vacation in the country with large forest areas

Hessen is one of the economically strongest states in Germany. It borders on the federal states of North Rhine-Westphalia, Lower Saxony, Thuringia, Bavaria, Rhineland-Palatinate and Baden-Württemberg. The state capital is Wiesbaden. The city with the largest population is the economic and financial centre of Frankfurt am Main.

Get an overview of the landscape of the holiday region

Hessen's landscape is characterised by low mountain ranges up to 950 metres high and picturesque river valleys. In the north of the country you will find the Rheinische Schiefergebirge, the Taunus, Westerwald and the Gießen-Koblenzer Lahntal. The Thuringian basin is in the east and the southwest German Schichtstufenland is in the south. In addition to settlement, transport and agricultural areas, 42 percent of Hessen's territory consists of wooded areas, making it one of the most densely wooded federal states in Germany.


Travelers and Activities

Discover unique landscapes by bike

Hessen has a well-developed network of cycle paths with many routes to offer. For this reason, the federal state is exactly the right holiday destination for people who like to spend their holidays actively. On the way you will reach idyllic river valleys, straight routes for pleasure cyclists and optionally also challenging paths over the low mountain ranges of the country. Popular regions for cycling are the Lahn Valley, the Odenwald, the Taunaus and the Spessart.

Wonderful activities for water rats

The wide river landscape of Hesse offers you numerous opportunities for paddling and And canoeing. Especially downstream on the Fulda, the Lahn or the Werra, overcoming numerous kilometres becomes a real pleasure. On the way you get incomparably beautiful insights into an untouched natural landscape.

There are five variants of the Hessian dialect: the Lower Hessian, the Central Hessian, the East Hessian, the South Hessian and the so-called New Hessian.

Top 5 travel tips

1. Visit the Taunus

This sublime piece of land is part of the Rhenish Slate Mountains. Here you will find one of the highest peaks in the federal state, the Großen Feldberg, which is about 880 metres high. In addition to the beautiful nature, the attractiveness of the Taunus lies in its buildings, events and geological sights.

2. Experience adventure in the Westerwald

It is one of several low mountain ranges in Hessen. The forest is not neglected here, but mountains like the 660 meter high Fuchskaute provide some variety. If you want to hike, you'll find the right place here. There are also offers for extreme sports, mountain sports and winter sports. Visitors can also do good in the popular health resorts.

3. Admire the skyline in Frankfurt am Main

Hesse's largest city is known throughout Germany for its breathtaking skyline. Mainhattan" has already established itself as Frankfurt's nickname. No wonder, when individual skyscrapers are among the highest in Europe! Frankfurt also has a lot to offer with culture, shopping streets, clubs and historic buildings, such as the birthplace of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, probably the best-known German.

4. Experience the magic of the fairy tale road

The Brothers Grimm and their fairy tales are known to many people - even outside Germany. They have lived and written in the Hessian city of Kassel and their legacy is kept alive on the fairytale road that crosses the state. Look forward to theatre, legends, castles and more!

5th UNESCO World Heritage Site

Several of the same important sites can be found here. These include the five old beech forests of Germany. Also worth seeing are the Upper Germanic-Raetian Limes, an ancient Roman border wall, and the fossil deposit Grube Messel.

Things to know

Discover the land of half-timbered buildings

If you are particularly fascinated by the half-timbered architectural style of times long gone, Hessen offers you many opportunities to visit such beautiful buildings. Particularly worth seeing is the specialist workshop in the Werratal called Eschwege. You will also find the old half-timbered residential town of Dreieich in Frankfurt's bacon belt. Other half-timbered towns include Alsfeld, Idstein, Nidda, Schlitz and Rauschenberg.

Try culinary specialities from Hesse

The typical side dish in Hessen is potatoes, which are often served with fish and meat. But don't forget to try the nationally known dishes such as Frankfurter Würstchen, Ahle Wurst, Grüne Sauce, Handkäs mit Musik and Frankfurter Bethmännchen. By the way, a popular drink of the federal state Hessen is the refreshing apple wine, the ingredients of which are produced in the region.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Hesse

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Hesse cost?

Hesse is one of the cheapest regions in Germany. An overnight stay there costs on average $141 per night.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Hesse?

If you would like to save the maximum during your visit to Hesse, pack your bags and travel there in September ($136 per night on average), May ($138), or June ($138), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Hesse go up the most?

It can be concluded, by analyzing the data from the previous year, that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of January ($148), February ($146), and December ($145).

Is Hesse a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When going on vacation to Hesse, we recommend you to be proactive as 61% of rentals are usually booked, according to last year's data.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

Last year, the months with more available accommodation of the year in Hesse were April, March and May, with average availabilities of 59%, 52%, and 51%, respectively.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Hesse?

According to data from last year, the months with the fewest housing options available in Hesse are, in order, August (with 15% of available rentals), July (25%), and September (26%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Hesse?

We have grouped together the offers from 40 different providers in Hesse, so we can provide you with around 5,300 properties. You're going to have a hard time deciding which one to go with!

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