Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Messel

Enjoy the history and other features of Messel. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Commerzbank-Arena and Staedel Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Messel

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

  • Zoo Vivarium Darmstadt (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Jugendstilbad (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Frankfurter Golf Club (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)
  • Lufthansa Flight Training Center (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Frankfurt Zoological Garden (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Kiawah Golf Club (13.8 mi / 22.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Messel

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Messel. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Palmengarten (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Botanical Gardens (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Prinz-Georg-Garten (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Herrengarten (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Frankfurt City Forest (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Wetterpark Offenbach (11.3 mi / 18.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Messel

The nearest airport is in Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), located 11.7 mi (18.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Messel Station.

Where to stay around Messel, DE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 64 vacation rentals near Messel. From 6 Houses to 42 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Messel for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Messel Station: 390 vacation rentals
  • Messel Pit Fossil Site: 390 vacation rentals
  • Frankfurt (ZRB-Frankfurt Central Train Station): 296 vacation rentals
  • Frankfurter Goethe-Haus: 282 vacation rentals
  • Hessen Center: 276 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Messel 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 Houses in Messel?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 6 Houses in Messel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Messel include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 42 rentals available
  • Cabins: 2 rentals available
  • Cottages: 2 rentals available

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 52 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Messel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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