Destination guide

Delight in the natural landscape of Schmalkalden

Learn about the unique charm of Schmalkalden with a stay in a private vacation home. You'll find plenty to explore during your stay in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Schmalkalden

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Schmalkalden a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Miniature Park Trusetal (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Thuringian Sea Aquarium (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Schmalkalden

Fly into Erfurt (ERF), the closest airport, located 28.4 mi (45.7 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, Schmalkalden Polytechnic Station, Schmalkalden Station and Auehütte Station are the main stations in the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Schmalkalden?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 241 house rentals around Schmalkalden. From 70 Houses to 157 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 Schmalkalden is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Mittelschmalkalden Station: 376 home rentals
  • Auehütte Station: 387 home rentals
  • Schmalkalden Polytechnic Station: 373 home rentals
  • Friedenstein Castle: 693 home rentals
  • Wartburg Castle: 302 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schmalkalden 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 Schmalkalden?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 70 Houses in Schmalkalden. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Schmalkalden include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 157 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 6 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 6 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Schmalkalden?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 28 vacation homes with pool available in Schmalkalden.