Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Velen

Enjoy the history and other features of Velen. This city has something for everyone. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Velen

Are you looking for top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Velen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wildpark Frankenhof (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kornbrennerei Bockenhoff (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Inselbad Bahia Water Park (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Velen

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Velen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Winterswijk City Park (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Stadtpark Ahaus (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Bocholter Stadtwald (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
  • Rhode Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Velen

The nearest airport is in Münster (FMO-Münster - Osnabrueck Intl.), located 35.4 mi (57 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Dortmund (DTM), which is 38.7 mi (62.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Velen, DE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 23 vacation rentals near Velen. From 3 house rentals to 17 condo and apartment rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Velen for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Ramsdorf Castle: 70 vacation rentals
  • Bocholt Historic Town Hall: 80 vacation rentals
  • Voerde Friedrichsfeld Station: 225 vacation rentals
  • Wesel Feldmark Station: 173 vacation rentals
  • Boogie Woogie Foundation Institute for Arts and Culture: 235 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 3 Houses in Velen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Velen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 17 rentals available
  • Country houses: 2 rentals available
  • Studios: 17 rentals available

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 22 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Velen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.