Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Giessen

Enjoy the museums and other features of Giessen. Travellers especially like the hiking, cycling and university setting in this cosmopolitan and walkable city. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Giessen

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Giessen has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Attighof Golf Club eV (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
  • Braunfels Golf Course (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Giessen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Giessen is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Giessen Botanical Garden (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Avignon Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Colchester Park (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Kurpark (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Old Botanical Garden (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Kubach Crystal Cave (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Giessen

The nearest airport is in Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), located 37.3 mi (60 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Gießen Oswaldsgarten Station, Gießen Station and Gießen Licher Straße Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay near Giessen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 62 holiday rentals near Giessen. From 4 Houses to 52 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Giessen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Giessen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Giessen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Liebig Museum: 142 holiday rentals
  • Mathematikum: 142 holiday rentals
  • Stadttheater: 145 holiday rentals
  • Giessen Botanical Garden: 140 holiday rentals
  • Gießen Oswaldsgarten Station: 142 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Giessen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Giessen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 4 Houses in Giessen. Our other popular types of Giessen holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 3 holiday houses
  • Studios: 52 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Giessen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Giessen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.