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Historical Franconia will entice you

Enjoy the area's history, museums and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Franconia. This city's local tours, sightseeing and cafes draw many visitors. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities and attractions in and around Franconia

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Franconia a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bambados (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Baumwipfelpfad Steigerwald (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Freizeit-Land Geiselwind (13.7 mi / 22 km)
  • Erlebnispark Schloss Thurn (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Obermain Therme (19.6 mi / 31.5 km)
  • Freizeitbad Atlantis (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)

Exploring the natural features in Franconia

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Franconia is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Schloss Weissenstein (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Baumwipfelpfad Steigerwald (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Dechsendorfer Weiher (20.5 mi / 33 km)
  • Erlangen Botanical Garden (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Inselstrand Nordheim (24 mi / 38.7 km)
  • Schlossplatz (28 mi / 45.1 km)

How to get to and around Franconia

The nearest airport is in Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), located 31.7 mi (51 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Oberhaid Station, Ebelsbach-Eltmann Station and Hallstadt (b Bamberg) Station are the main stations in the area. You can see more of Franconia by jumping on the metro at Altendorf Buttenheim Station, Forchheim Kersbach Station or Baiersdorf S-Bahn.

Frequently asked questions

What are the top holiday rentals in Franconia?

From upmarket condos to basic cottages, Vrbo has properties to match every taste and budget. Here are some of the top holiday rentals in Franconia:

  • "Ski In/ Ski Out. Steps To The Lifts": This Michelau i. Steigerwald rental comes with 2 bedrooms and is rated highly among guests. Conveniences such as towels and a washing machine are on hand to make your stay a comfy one.
  • "Lazy Daze ~ Stunning Estuary Location": Settle in at this property in Ornbau and make use of nearby ecotour services, internet services and more. It has 3 bedrooms to accommodate the ones you love.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Franconia holiday rental for you.

What are the best tiny house holiday rentals in Franconia?

You need only take a look inside Vrbo's tiny house holiday rentals in Franconia to figure out that good things really do come in little packages. Expertly designed to maximize space, these pocket-sized digs deliver a big holiday experience:

  • Leave the everyday behind and disappear to "Tumbleweed Tiny Home Brand New". This getaway in Oberammergau packs plenty of comforts into its small space, such as a barbecue grill and a garden.
  • Alternatively, settle in at "Tiny House Walk To Village And Pond Beach Firepit And Fireplace". Located in Yarmouth Port, this itty-bitty abode comes with a water park and a barbecue grill.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in Franconia?

Give these holiday properties a gold medal! The following weekend escapes in Franconia have all earned top marks from our satisfied guests:

  • "Cloud9 Curio Bay, Beachfront, Porpoise Bay": Two or three days away at this Nordhalben property will have you feeling like your good self again. Amenities here include towels and free toiletries. When it's time to explore, Curio Bay Beach and Curio Bay Petrified Forest are some of the nearby natural attractions.
  • "Liebevoll Eingerichtete Dachgeschosswohnung - 31qm - Für 2 Personen": An equally appealing choice, this escape in Chattahoochee National Forest features free WiFi, a playground and more. Baumwipfelpfad Steigerwald and Wildpark Schloss Tambach are nearby when you need to get your fix of nature.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Franconia?

Typically well located and with a price tag that won't hurt your bank balance, studio apartments offer style and privacy with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Franconia and use it as a base for exploring:

  • Stay at "Liebevoll Eingerichtete Dachgeschosswohnung - 31qm - Für 2 Personen" and you'll be in the perfect position to cross off cultural sights like Concert Hall Bamberg and Kunsthalle Schweinfurt. A fridge and towels are two amenities at this property in Chattahoochee National Forest.
  • "Holiday Apartment Viereth For 1" in Viereth is another terrific option that comes with golf and cable/satellite TV services. Bad Koenigshofen Im Grabfeld Archaeological Museum and Seehof Palace should be on your must-do list in this area.

Can I find short term rentals in Franconia?

Franconia has short-term rentals that come in all sizes, shapes and budgets. Take a quick break in a simple cabin, a deluxe condo or whatever else you like. Here are a couple of popular options to start you off:

  • "Cloud9 Curio Bay, Beachfront, Porpoise Bay" in Nordhalben is an ideal place for a short-term stay. It's close to the town centre, so you'll be able to see all the top sights without having to travel too far.
  • Otherwise, bunk down for a few days at "Liebevoll Eingerichtete Dachgeschosswohnung - 31qm - Für 2 Personen" and explore the best of Chattahoochee National Forest. This holiday rental also welcomes short-stay guests and is a great choice if you like to be near the action.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Franconia?

A romantic weekend getaway in Franconia is sure to reignite your passion. Light some scented candles, take your love by the hand and get set to watch the sparks fly at one of these holiday rentals:

  • "Ski In/ Ski Out. Steps To The Lifts" in Michelau i. Steigerwald was just made for whispering sweet nothings in each other's ear. Nice touches here include skiing facilities and a fireplace.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days sipping Champagne and cuddling up at "Lazy Daze ~ Stunning Estuary Location". Golf and pet-friendly facilities add to the dreamy ambiance of this property in Ornbau.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in Franconia?

In Franconia, there's no shortage of house rentals where you can make every day a pool day. Having a splashing good time will be your only priority at one of these superb escapes:

  • The pool at "Detached House With Beautiful Garden In Herzogenaurach - Fränkische Schweiz" is guaranteed to add another level of fun to your escape. Located in Erlangen-Höchstadt, this retreat also features a dining table and towels.
  • Hop out of bed and take a refreshing early morning dip at "Detached House Classic Tp 07 - Detached House Classic In The Holiday Village At Therme Obernsees" in Mistelgau. A TV and a porch are other amenities available here.

What are the best large family holiday rentals in Franconia?

Perhaps you're organising a trip to celebrate an event, or reuniting with relatives you haven't seen in a while. Whatever the reason, you'll likely want plenty of space. One of these large family holiday rentals in Franconia might be exactly what you're after:

  • "Lazy Daze ~ Stunning Estuary Location" in Ornbau will make your family get-together one you'll never forget. It has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people and a range of amenities, including a living room and a nearby laundromat.
  • An equally good option, "Ferienwohnung Direkt In Volkach Am Mainufer Mit Balkon" in Diputación de Rincón de San Ginés comes with 3 bedrooms and accommodates up to 8 people. A fenced yard and a toaster will help keep your group feeling right at home.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Franconia?

Go for a swim at the crack of dawn, noon or whenever — it's up to you when you opt for one of our Franconia properties with an indoor pool. And best of all, there's room for your whole crew to be a part of the fun.

  • Invite as many as 8 of your loved ones to an epic stay at "5 Modoc - Sunriver, Oregon: Hot Tub". This Deer Park rental features 3 bedrooms and a host of amenities in addition to its glorious pool. A swimming pool and a fireplace are among them.
  • What's more awesome than a pool? One that's right inside your house, just like at "Family Villa Privilege || Sleep 12". This getaway in Homburg has 9 bedrooms and accommodates up to 16 people. It also offers lots of other features to impress your guests, including a swimming pool and a chef.

To see more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Franconia holiday rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in Franconia?

Vrbo has an excellent selection of one-bedroom holiday rentals in Franconia. Whether you're on the hunt for a plush apartment or a rustic cabin, we'll help you find the perfect one-bedroom property. Try these on for size:

  • Bunk down for a few nights or more at "Ferienwohnung 4 Mit Ca. 55 Qm, 1 Schlafraum" and discover the highlights of Hoyren. This one-bedroom retreat comes with a kitchen, a garden and other amenities to make your getaway relaxed and hassle-free.
  • "Private Oceanfront Penthouse At Lae Nani 231" in Miesbach District is another appealing holiday property where you can stay, play and sleep in comfort. Handy amenities include a swimming pool and an ocean view.

Can I find two-bedroom holiday rentals in Franconia?

Whether you're chasing a two-bedroom property for a lengthy holiday or just a few days, we'll help you find the perfect pad. Below are some of our favourite properties in Franconia to start you off:

  • Slip straight into getaway mode at "Gallery Apartment "wiesengrund" For Up To 4 People". A kitchen and ski-in/ski-out facilities are some of the many great amenities you'll have at your fingertips at this two-bedroom escape in Michelau i. Steigerwald.
  • "New - Family Friendly 5bd Resort Pool Home Near Disney World" is another enticing option. Take advantage of a swimming pool, a kitchen and more at this Rauhenebrach property.

What are the best three-bedroom holiday rentals in Franconia?

At Vrbo, we've got three-bedroom holiday rentals in Franconia that are perfect for travelling groups. Searching for some inspo? Check out these pads:

  • After a long day of seeing the sights, you and your travel buddies can kick back at "Lazy Daze ~ Stunning Estuary Location". Located in Ornbau, this escape comes with a kitchen, a garden and all the room you need.
  • Invite your family to "Cloud9 Curio Bay, Beachfront, Porpoise Bay" and fill the place with love and happiness. This three-bedroom property in Nordhalben has lots to offer, including a swimming pool and a fireplace.

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