Destination guide

Theatrical Wuppertal will entice you

Take a holiday to Wuppertal and enjoy the area's theatre scene, museums and opera. This city's parks, zoo and university setting draw many visitors. Benrath Palace and Museum Kunstpalast are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Wuppertal

Do you want to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Wuppertal a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wuppertal Zoo (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Eschbach Dam (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Seilbahn Burg (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Golf Club Grevenmuehle (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Hosel Golfclub (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Dusseldorfer Golfclub (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Wuppertal

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

  • Botanischer Garten (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Burgholz Arboretum (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Muengsten Bridge Park (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Eschbach Dam (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
  • Baldeneysee (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Seaside Beach Baldeney (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Wuppertal

The nearest airport is in Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), located 16.1 mi (26 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Cologne (CGN-Cologne - Bonn), which is 25.9 mi (41.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Wuppertal Central Station, Wuppertal-Barmen Station and Wuppertal-Oberbarmen Station are the main stations in the area. You can get around Wuppertal by jumping on the metro at Hauptbahnhof Station, Ohligsmuehle Station or Kluse Station.

Where to stay near Wuppertal?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 265 holiday rentals near Wuppertal. From 17 Houses to 231 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Wuppertal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Wuppertal:

  • Elberfeld: 25 holiday homes
  • Elberfeld-Mitte: 16 holiday homes
  • Rodenkirchen District: 31 holiday homes
  • Stadtbezirk 1: 74 holiday homes
  • Neustadt-Süd: 35 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Wuppertal (UWP-Wuppertal Train Station): 579 holiday rentals
  • Historic City Hall: 581 holiday rentals
  • Wuppertal Dance Theater: 544 holiday rentals
  • Museum for Early Industrialization: 547 holiday rentals
  • St. Laurentius Church: 585 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 17 Houses in Wuppertal. Our other popular types of Wuppertal holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 231 holiday houses
  • Country houses: 4 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Wuppertal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 11 holiday homes with pool available in Wuppertal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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