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Highlights Palatinate Forest

  • Largest contiguous forest area in Germany
  • Numerous hiking trails
  • Multifaceted cycle paths

Best Vacation Rentals in Palatinate Forest

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Oberotterbach, Südliche Weinstraße
Vacation Apartment • 646 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(8 reviews)
Our apartment is located in the wine village Oberotterbach, near the „Deutsches Weintor“ and the French border. It is an excellent base for enjoyable activities in this great region. The district at the „Southern Wine Route“ represents the purest paradise für wine lovers. Many wineries and great restaurants on the german and the french side of the border are looking forward to you. And if you want to be physically active between all the pleasures, then there are beautiful hiking trails and cycling trails in the vineyards and in the Palatinate Forest.In the garden we have a wooden bath tub f...
from $78 / night
Bad Dürkheim, Palatinate Forest
Vacation Apartment • 753 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(7 reviews)
Zweifamilienhaus in ruhiger Ortslage direkt am Weinberg. Die unabhängige Ferienwohnung befindet sich im Gartengeschoss (Hanglage) und verfügt über einen eigenen Eingang. Dazu gehören ein Pkw-Stellplatz, ein Garten und eine Terrasse, ein Grillplatz.Alle Nebenkosten sind im Mietpreis enthalten.Hunde nach Absprache. Wir berechnen Ihnen zusätzlich 5,00Euro pro Übernachtung pro Hund.Ruhige Lage direkt am Weinberg, Es bietet sich ein herrlicher Blick über die Landschaft. Die komplett neu renovierte Wohnung mit einer Fläche von ca. 70 qm ist unabhängig und besitzt einen eigenen Eingang. Sie verfüg...
from $83 / night
Hinterweidenthal, Palatinate Forest
Vacation Apartment • 1184 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(13 reviews)
This holiday home on the first floor is situated on the outskirts of a village and is part of a residential building. The home provides perfect conditions for a cosy and relaxing holiday, as it has 2 separate bedrooms, a huge living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. From the living room / dining area and the additional conservatory, enjoy a picturesque view of the village of Hinterweidenthal and the Palatinate Forest. In the garden of this apartment, there is outdoor furniture for extensive sunbathing. You can also enjoy a leisure game or barbecue evenings. Your children will have enough spac...
from $71 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Palatinate Forest

$120for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
$126 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Palatinate Forest

50%for 3 Dec - 10 Dec
64% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Apartments in the Palatinate Forest

Centrally located vacation rentals in natural surroundings

If you are travelling with your family or in a group, you will find spacious vacation rentals in the east of the Palatinate Forest, where numerous idyllic villages stretch out. In the northwest of the Palatinate Forest you can live in Bad Dürkheim, in the south in Neustadt an der Weinstraße or for example in the southern Palatinate Forest in Weißenburg on the French side of the state. Each vacation rental captivates by the wooded surroundings and offers at the same time good connections to shopping possibilities.

Urban and rural apartments

In the Palatinate Forest travellers have the choice between a rather secluded vacation rental in the middle of the forest area or in the urban communities. A good infrastructure awaits you in communities such as Bad Dürkheim in the north or Bad Bergzabern. Here you can enjoy the comfort of a spa town. Absolute peace and relaxation can be found in the central Palatinate Forest. Your apartment is located in small villages like Hauenstein or Annweiler am Trifels.

Holiday in the Palatinate Forest

Location and orientation

Rhineland-Palatinate Forest Area

The Palatinate Forest, also known as the Palatinate Forest, covers an area of 1,771 km² in Rhineland-Palatinate and occupies one third of the Palatinate. On the French side of the state, it extends in the North Vosges Nature Park. At the eastern edge it surrounds the Haardt Mountains. The Palatinate Forest is 90 percent covered with dense forests and is the largest contiguous forest area in Germany. The Nature Park belongs to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Communities in the Palatinate Forest

Since the Palatinate Forest is not interrupted by towns or roads, most of the municipalities are located in the east of the forest area. The most important towns Bad Dürkheim, Neustadt an der Weinstraße and Bad Bergzabern run from north-east to south. On the western edge of the Palatinate Forest, Kaiserslautern lies to the north and Pirmasens to the south.

Travelers and Activities

Palatinate forest for hikers

The Pfälzer Wald Nature Park is ideal for a hiking holiday. The forest area has a large network of hiking trails and offers long-distance and predicate hikes. A long-distance hike leads over 140 kilometres from Kaiserslautern in the north-west to Schweigen-Rechtenbach in the extreme south-east on the border with France. Other hiking trails include the 7.1 kilometre wide natural gas nature trail near Oberarnbach and the 44.7 kilometre wide Rodalber Felsenwanderweg.

Pfälzer forest for cyclists

The biosphere reserve offers cyclists 204 official cycle paths and designated mountain bike tours with a total length of 300 kilometres. One of the most popular bicycle routes is the 48.2 kilometre wide Gräfensteiner Land Tour in the southwest of the Palatinate Forest. Demanding single trails and height differences of up to 1083 metres await mountain bikers on the 58.8 kilometre Rodalben Tour 1, for example.

The football player Mario Basler and the comedian Bernhard Hoëcker grew up in the Palatinate Forest.

Top travel tips

1st Palatine Museum of Natural History

In Bad Dürkheim visitors can visit the Palatine Museum of Natural History. On an exhibition area of 1400 square metres you will learn interesting facts about regional nature, the biological diversity of flora and fauna as well as ecological connections of the biosphere reserve.

2nd Kurpfalz-Park Wachenheim

The Kurpfalz Park in Wachenheim is a popular excursion destination for families. In the game park you can see wolves, a bird of prey show, wild boar, red deer or lynx at close range. The child-friendly leisure facilities include a summer toboggan run, a playground, slides, a pirate's nest and a maze.

3rd visitor castle Berwartstein

The Berwartstein Visitors' Castle in Erlenbach dates back to 1152 and is still inhabited today. During a guided tour of the castle you will have access to the underground corridors, which house historical weapons and torture chambers. You can also climb the Rammbock vantage point.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Palatinate Forest

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Palatinate Forest cost?

At an average cost of $121 per night, Palatinate Forest lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in Germany.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you would like to get the most out of your money, the most affordable months to visit Palatinate Forest are June ($114 the average per night for accommodation), May ($116), and April ($117).

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Palatinate Forest?

When it comes to looking for a vacation rental in Palatinate Forest, the months that cost the most are, in order of highest to lowest, February, January and October, with average prices per night of $130, $128, and $122, respectively.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Palatinate Forest?

It is better to book sooner than later in Palatinate Forest as only 34% of the accommodations remain available throughout the year, according to last year's data.

When are more vacation rentals available?

The most available months are, on average, April (with an availability of 58%), March (48%), and January (47%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When are fewer rentals available in Palatinate Forest?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 8% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by September (8%), and then October (19%). During this period, the availability is very low (12%). It is therefore preferable to reserve far in advance.

How many vacation rentals does Holidu have in Palatinate Forest?

Our inventory features approximately 630 vacation rentals from 21 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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