Destination guide

The historic city of Bensheim awaits you

Enjoy the history and other features of Bensheim. This walkable and welcoming city is known for its parks, bars and shopping. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Bensheim

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Bensheim a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • MIRAMAR Erlebnisbad, Salz & Kristall Therme und Saunaparadies (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Tiergarten Worms (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Jugendstilbad (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Rappenhof Winery (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Kiawah Golf Club (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bensheim

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bensheim is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Botanical Gardens (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Herrengarten (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Prinz-Georg-Garten (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • Luisenpark Gardens (15.9 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Kleiner See Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Bensheim

The nearest airport is in Mannheim (MHG), located 15.7 mi (25.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 24.8 mi (39.9 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Bensheim-Auerbach Station or Bensheim Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Bensheim, DE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 185 vacation rentals near Bensheim. From 111 Condos/Apartments to 10 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bensheim for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bensheim?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bensheim:

  • Altstadt: 49 vacation rentals
  • Heidelberg-Ziegelhausen: 15 vacation rentals
  • Bahnstadt: 28 vacation rentals
  • Heidelberg-Kirchheim: 22 vacation rentals
  • Bergheim: 48 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Bensheim?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bensheim. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bensheim Station: 623 vacation rentals
  • Heidelberg Castle: 514 vacation rentals
  • Mannheim Palace: 429 vacation rentals
  • University of Heidelberg New Campus: 507 vacation rentals
  • Schwetzingen Castle: 405 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bensheim listed on Vrbo 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 Condos/Apartments in Bensheim?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 111 Condos/Apartments in Bensheim. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bensheim include:

  • Houses: 10 rentals available
  • Cottages: 18 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 18 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bensheim?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 47 vacation rentals with pool available in Bensheim. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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