Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Detmold

Come and experience Detmold and its monuments, culture and history. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the forests, bird watching and entertainment. 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

Activities and attractions in Detmold

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Detmold a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Hortus Vitalis (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Bad Pyrmont Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Hufeland Therme (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Olderdissen Animal Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Detmold

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Detmold. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Externsteine (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Arminiuspark (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Gradierwerken (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Kurpark (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Lake Schieder (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Detmold

The nearest airport is in Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hannover (HAJ), which is 50.3 mi (81 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Detmold Station.

Where to stay around Detmold, DE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 105 vacation rentals near Detmold. From 93 condo and apartment rentals to 6 house rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Detmold for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Princely Residence Castle Detmold: 315 vacation rentals
  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck: 233 vacation rentals
  • Detmold Open-air Museum: 286 vacation rentals
  • Hermannsdenkmal: 219 vacation rentals
  • Detmold Station: 312 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 93 Condos/Apartments in Detmold. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Detmold include:

  • Houses: 6 rentals available
  • Studios: 92 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Detmold?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Detmold. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.