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Vacation apartment for 4 people in Winterberg, with balcony/terrace and balcony, with pets
4.2
23 reviews
Winterberg, Sauerland
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$37per night
Farmhouse for 4 people in Hüllhorst
4 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.4
6 reviews
Hüllhorst, Weser Hills
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$56per night
Apartment for 4 people in Winterberg, with garden
4.9
9 reviews
Winterberg, Sauerland
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$58per night
Vacation house for 16 people in Reichshof, with garden, with pets
16 pers., 5 bedrooms, 1.1mi to skiing
4.9
15 reviews
Reichshof, Bergisch region
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$129per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Winterberg, with sauna, with pets
4.4
286 reviews
Winterberg, Sauerland
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$143per night
Villa for 20 people in Wuppertal, with jacuzzi and garden as well as sauna
Wuppertal, Bergisch region
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$1,235per night
Vacation house for 2 people in Brüggen, with garden
4.9
107 reviews
Brüggen, Lower Rhine
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$84per night
Apartment for 4 people in Möhnesee, with garden, with pets
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 2.1mi to the beach
4.3
41 reviews
Möhnesee, Sauerland
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$67per night
Vacation house for 10 people in Reichshof, with garden, with pets
10 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1.2mi to skiing
4.8
41 reviews
Reichshof, Bergisch region
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$99per night
Vacation house for 4 people in Monschau, with terrace, with pets
4.6
98 reviews
Monschau, Eifel
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$101per night
Vacation house for 3 people in Europe, with garden, with pets
3 pers., 1 bedrooms
4.9
50 reviews
Münsterland
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$73per night
Apartment for 12 people in Bergheim, with terrace
3.8
10 reviews
Bergheim, Rhineland
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$134per night
Vacation village for 2 people in Schleiden, with sauna
4.5
375 reviews
Schleiden, Eifel
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$62per night
Large vacation house for 5 people in Ruppichteroth, with garden and sauna, with pets
5 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.9
34 reviews
Ruppichteroth, Siegtal
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$104per night
Vacation house for 8 people in Sundern, with garden, with pets
8 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.8
15 reviews
Sundern, Sauerland
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$205per night
Apartment for 6 people in Winterberg, with sauna
6 pers., 4 bedrooms, 200yd to skiing
4.8
9 reviews
Winterberg, Sauerland
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$122per night
Apartment for 4 people in Bad Salzuflen, with pool and sauna as well as balcony
4.8
8 reviews
Bad Salzuflen, Teutoburg Forest
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$103per night
Large vacation house for 18 people in Simmerath, with garden
18 pers., 8 bedrooms
4.7
13 reviews
Simmerath, Eifel
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$337per night
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Highlights in North Rhine-Westphalia

  • Landscape diversity
  • Numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Extensive cultural programme
  • Ideal for families and active holidaymakers

Most popular in North Rhine-Westphalia

Internet 3,142
Pet allowed 1,181
Balcony/Terrace 1,991
TV 3,377
Garden 1,496
Parking 2,954
Washing machine 1,957
Sauna 373
Heating 2,740

Vacation rentals in North Rhine-Westphalia

An apartment in the city

The largest federal state in the Federal Republic of Germany is characterised by its large number of major cities, where you can choose from a wide range of accommodation in all price categories. Thanks to their wide range of cultural activities, the modern apartments and apartments are particularly popular in the metropolises of Cologne, Düsseldorf, Bonn, Wuppertal, Paderborn and Dortmund. But also the university town of Münster and the imperial city of Aachen with its worth seeing old town are worthwhile holiday destinations.

Contrast programme in the countryside

If you like it a little quieter, pitch your tents outside the urban centres and move into a vacation rental or apartment in the Eifel, Münsterland or Rothaargebirge. In smaller towns such as Detmold, Winterberg or Monschau you live in the immediate vicinity of unspoilt nature, making these places ideal for a hiking or cycling holiday.

Vacation in North Rhine-Westphalia

Location and orientation

The federal state with many faces

Germany's most populous federal state is subdivided into numerous regions, which differ enormously from one another in terms of landscape and accordingly all radiate their very own charm. From the volcanically shaped Eifel in the south to the picturesque Rhine Valley in the Cologne Bay to the Teutoburg Forest in the East Westphalia-Lippe region, NRW shows many faces. This not only leaves you spoilt for choice when choosing your holiday destination, but also definitely speaks in favour of paying the state another visit.

View of Cologne at sunset
View of Cologne at sunset

Travelers and Activities

North Rhine-Westphalia for active holidaymakers

If you want to spend your holiday actively, you will feel at home in your vacation rental in North Rhine-Westphalia. The existence of more than 7,000 kilometres of perfectly paved and signposted cycle paths alone speaks for itself. In addition, there are countless hiking trails through the beauty of the river and mountain landscapes. Especially the Sauerland and the Rothaargebirge invite you to go skiing and snowshoeing in winter. And if you don't want to miss out on a ski run in summer, you can visit the Skihalle in Neuss or the Alpincenter in Bottrop.

Rich and varied cultural offer

Culture lovers in North Rhine-Westphalia can look forward to several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These include Cologne Cathedral, the Zollverein colliery in Essen, the Carolingian Westwerk in Höxter, the castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust and Aachen Cathedral, which Charlemagne had built in the 8th century. Other sights include the Hermann Monument near Detmold, the ZOOM World of Experience in Gelsenkirchen and the German Mining Museum in Bochum.

When driving on the B258 through NRW, you cross the German-Belgian border six times within a few hundred metres.

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Culinary specialities

North Rhine-Westphalia's cuisine is characterised by its down-to-earthness and is characterised by hearty home cooking. Anyone moving into a holiday apartment in Westphalia should definitely try Westphalian ham on pumpernickel. If, on the other hand, you descend in the Rhineland, you cannot avoid the Rhineland Sauerbraten. What all regions have in common is the large selection of different types of beer. For beer lovers, North Rhine-Westphalia is definitely an Eldorado.

Fun and action at Phantasialand

The amusement park is known far beyond the borders of Germany and is one of the biggest attractions of the federal state. Between fast-paced roller coasters, action-packed whitewater rides, colourful shows and a varied culinary offer, young and old get their money's worth at Phantasialand in Brühl.

Visiting the Rhenish Carnival

The carnival is, next to the Oktoberfest, probably the largest folk festival in Germany and attracts countless tourists to the metropolises on the Rhine every year. Become part of the Rhenish cheerfulness and visit the colourful parades in Cologne, Düsseldorf and Aachen. However, you should book your apartment in the carnival strongholds as early as possible.

Media harbour in Düsseldorf at night
Media harbour in Düsseldorf at night
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