Destination guide

Head to the charming city of Altona

Enjoy the culture and other features of Altona. Well-liked for its parks, restaurants and shopping, this city is both romantic and trendy. Take in top local attractions like Barclaycard Arena and Volksparkstadion. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Altona

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Altona has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Airbus Site Funkenwerder (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Donners Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck (4.4 mi / 7 km)
  • Hamburger Dom (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Hamburg Dungeon (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Altona

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Altona is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Loki Schmidt Garden (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Jenischpark (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Volkspark Altona (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Altonaer Volkspark (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Elbstrand (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Donners Park (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Altona

The nearest airport is in Hamburg (HAM), located 7.9 mi (12.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Luebeck (LBC), which is 38.6 mi (62.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Diebsteich Station, Hamburg-Altona Station and Holstenstraße Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Altona by jumping on the metro at Hochkamp S-Bahn, Iserbrook S-Bahn or Klein Flottbek S-Bahn.

Where to stay near Altona?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 63 house rentals near Altona. From 51 Condos/Apartments to 6 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Altona for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Altona?

Whether you're travelling 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 Altona:

  • Eimsbüttel: 57 vacation rentals
  • Hamburg-Nord: 58 vacation rentals
  • Winterhude: 17 vacation rentals
  • Hamburg City Center: 42 vacation rentals
  • Altona-Nord: 28 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Altona?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Altona. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Altonaer Volkspark: 650 home rentals
  • U-Boat U-434 Museum: 633 home rentals
  • Altonaer Rathaus: 637 home rentals
  • Schanzenpark: 631 home rentals
  • Hans-Albers-Platz: 634 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Altona listed on HomeAway 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 Altona?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 51 Condos/Apartments in Altona. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Altona include:

  • Houses: 6 lodging choices
  • Studios: 53 lodging choices
  • Villas: 2 lodging choices

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 59 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Altona.