Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Elmshorn

Come and experience Elmshorn and its monuments, history and museums. Well known for its parks, sporting events and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Barclaycard Arena and Volksparkstadion are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Elmshorn

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Elmshorn a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hagenbeck Zoo (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Golf Club Lutzhorn (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • HolstenTherme (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • ARRIBA Erlebnisbad (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Tropen-Aquarium Hagenbeck (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Airbus Site Funkenwerder (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Elmshorn

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Elmshorn is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Steindammpark (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Ehrenhain Park (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Am Markt (13.5 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Niendorfer Gehege (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Volkspark Altona (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Altonaer Volkspark (15.3 mi / 24.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Elmshorn

The nearest airport is in Hamburg (HAM), located 16.2 mi (26.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Luebeck (LBC), which is 42.5 mi (68.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Elmshorn Station or Elmshorn Langenmoor Station to see more of the city.

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

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

  • Steindammpark: 413 home rentals
  • Elmshorn Water Tower: 402 home rentals
  • Elmshorn Station: 412 home rentals
  • Elmshorn Langenmoor Station: 376 home rentals
  • Elmshorn Industrial Museum: 401 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Elmshorn. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Elmshorn include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 28 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 3 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 3 lodging choices

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 37 vacation homes with internet/wifi available in Elmshorn.