Destination guide

Explore the riverfront setting in Mainz

Come and experience Mainz and its museums, monuments and history. This city's cathedral, shopping and riverfront draw many visitors. 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 Mainz

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Mainz a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Franz Kunstler Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Dienst Winery (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Kuhling Gillot Winery (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Gunderloch Winery (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Winery Robert Weil (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Louis Guntrum Weinkellerei (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Mainz

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Mainz is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Apothekergarten Wiesbaden (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Ruesselsheim City Park (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Nerobergbahn (6.9 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Neroberg (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Rhein-Taunus Nature Park Information Centre (15.1 mi / 24.4 km)
  • Taunus (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Mainz

Fly into Mainz (QFZ-Mainz Finthen), the closest airport, located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), which is 13.8 mi (22.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Mainz Römisches Theater Station, Mainz Central Station and Mainz South Station are the main stations in the city. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Mainz Nord S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Mainz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 131 holiday rentals near Mainz. From 103 Condos/Apartments to 24 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Mainz 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 Mainz?

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

  • Electoral Palace: 250 holiday rentals
  • Mainz Central Station: 248 holiday rentals
  • Augustinerkirche: 259 holiday rentals
  • Mainz-Gonsenheim Station: 240 holiday rentals
  • Mainz Cathedral: 259 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Mainz 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 Condos/Apartments in Mainz?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 103 Condos/Apartments in Mainz. Our other popular types of Mainz holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 24 holiday houses
  • Studios: 99 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Mainz?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 2 holiday homes with pool available in Mainz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.