Destination guide

Choose a holiday rental for your Altena getaway

Learn about the unique charm of Altena with a stay in a holiday home rental. This city has something for everyone. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Altena

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Altena a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Markischer Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Golfsport Sorpesee (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wildwald Vosswinkel (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Freizeitbad Nass Water Park (17 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Gumbala Water Park (18.6 mi / 29.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altena

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Altena is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • ATTA Cave (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (21.6 mi / 34.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Altena

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Altena Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Altena?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 95 vacation rentals near Altena. From 14 houses to 81 flats & apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Altena for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Houses in Altena?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 14 Houses in Altena. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altena include:

  • Flats: 81 rentals available
  • Studios: 80 rentals available
  • House: 12 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Altena?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 12 vacation rentals with pool available in Altena. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.