Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Gifhorn

The area's museums and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Gifhorn. This city's canoeing, boating and lake draw many visitors. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Gifhorn

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Gifhorn a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • International Wind and Watermill Museum (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Volkswagen Autostadt Complex (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Otter Center (17.3 mi / 27.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Gifhorn

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Gifhorn. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tankumsee GmbH (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Naturschutzgebiet Riddagshausen (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Heywood Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Peine City Park (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Gifhorn

The nearest airport is in Hannover (HAJ), located 35.8 mi (57.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, make your way to Gifhorn City Station or Gifhorn Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Gifhorn?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 32 house rentals around Gifhorn. From 9 Houses to 13 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Gifhorn is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Gifhorn?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Gifhorn. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • International Wind and Watermill Museum: 66 home rentals
  • Golf Club Gifhorn: 84 home rentals
  • Glockenpalast: 67 home rentals
  • Schulmuseum Steinhorst: 68 home rentals
  • Gifhorn City Station: 64 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Gifhorn listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gifhorn?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Gifhorn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Gifhorn include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 13 lodging choices
  • Studios: 21 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Gifhorn?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Gifhorn.