Destination guide

Historic Dortmund will entice you

Take a vacation to Dortmund and enjoy the area's museums, monuments and history. Renowned for its shopping, sporting events and theaters, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Dortmund

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Dortmund has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dortmund Zoo (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Markischer Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Cranger Kirmes (13.2 mi / 21.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Dortmund

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

  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (9.2 mi / 14.9 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
  • Baldeneysee (19.8 mi / 31.9 km)
  • Stadtgarten (20 mi / 32.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Dortmund

Fly into Dortmund (DTM), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.4 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), which is 33.8 mi (54.4 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, Dortmund Central Station, Dortmund Signal Iduna Park Station and Dortmund-Hörde Station are the main stations in the area. It's easy to get around Dortmund by jumping on the metro at Reinoldikirche U-Bahn, Kampstrasse U-Bahn or Stadtgarten U-Bahn.

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

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

  • Orchestra Center NRW: 180 vacation rentals
  • Casino Hohensyburg: 185 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund-Marten Station: 251 vacation rentals
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club: 141 vacation rentals
  • Westfalenhallen: 194 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 87 Condos/Apartments in Dortmund. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Dortmund include:

  • Houses: 12 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Dortmund?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 100 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Dortmund. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.