Destination guide

Why people love visiting culturally rich Detmold

Come and experience Detmold and its monuments, culture and history. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the forests, bird watching and entertainment. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Detmold

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

  • Zoo Safaripark Stukenbrock (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Hortus Vitalis (12 mi / 19.4 km)
  • H2O Herford Sports and Water Park (14.4 mi / 23.2 km)
  • Bad Pyrmont Golf Club (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Hufeland Therme (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Olderdissen Animal Park (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Detmold

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Detmold. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Externsteine (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Arminiuspark (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Gradierwerken (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Kurpark (12.3 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Lake Schieder (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)

Transportation to and around Detmold

The nearest airport is in Paderborn (PAD-Paderborn - Lippstadt), located 24.9 mi (40.1 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Hannover (HAJ), which is 50.3 mi (81 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Detmold Station.

Where to stay near Detmold?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 101 house rentals near Detmold. From 91 Condos/Apartments to 5 Houses, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Detmold for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Adlerwarte Berlebeck: 205 home rentals
  • Detmold Open-air Museum: 258 home rentals
  • Hermannsdenkmal: 193 home rentals
  • Detmold Station: 283 home rentals
  • Princely Residence Castle Detmold: 288 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 91 Condos/Apartments in Detmold. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Detmold include:

  • Houses: 5 lodging choices
  • Studios: 90 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Detmold?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation homes with pool available in Detmold.