Explore By Region
There are many regions in Germany and popular tourist destinations to visit, each with different characteristics that invite you to explore a local region. We provide a short overview of each region, travel highlights, interesting activities to enjoy, and charming and unique destinations where we have pleasant and convenient vacation apartments or holiday rentals available.
Lower Austria Vacation Rentals
Lower Austria (German: About this sound Niederösterreich (help·info)) is the northeasternmost state of the nine states in Austria. The capital of Lower Austria since 1986 is Sankt Pölten, the most recently designated capital town in Austria. The capital… [ + ] More Details
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Salzburger Land (Austria) Vacation Rentals
Salzburg (literally: "Salt Fortress") is the fourth-largest city in Austria and the capital of the federal state of Salzburg. [ + ] More Details
Styria (Austria) Vacation Rentals
Styria is a state or Bundesland, located in the southeast of Austria. In area it is the second largest of the nine Austrian federated states, covering 16,401 km². It borders Slovenia as well as the other Austrian states of Upper Austria, Lower Austria,… [ + ] More Details
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Tyrol (Austria) Vacation Rentals
Tyrol (German: About this sound Tirol (help·info), Italian: Tirolo) is a federal state (Bundesland) in western Austria. It comprises the Austrian part of the historic Princely County of Tyrol, corresponding with the present-day Euroregion Tyrol–South… [ + ] More Details
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Upper Austria Vacation Rentals
Upper Austria (German: About this sound Oberösterreich (help·info), Czech: Horní Rakousy, Austro-Bavarian: Obaöstarreich) is one of the nine states or Bundesländer of Austria. Its capital is Linz. Upper Austria borders on Germany and the Czech Republic,… [ + ] More Details
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Vienna (Austria) Vacation Rentals
Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria. Vienna is Austria's primary city, with a population of about 1.757 million (2.4 million within the metropolitan area, more than 20% of Austria's population), and… [ + ] More Details
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South Tyrol (Italy) Vacation Rentals
Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol is an autonomous region in Northern Italy. Since the 1970s most legislative and administrative competencies have been transferred to the two autonomous provinces which make up the region: Trentino and South Tyrol. [ + ] More Details
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Aargau Vacation Rentals
Aargau (German About this sound Aargau (help·info); rarely anglicized Argovia) is one of the more northerly cantons of Switzerland. It comprises the lower course of the river Aare, which is why the canton is called Aar-gau (meaning Aare district). It… [ + ] More Details
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Appenzell Ausserrhoden Vacation Rentals
Appenzell Ausserrhoden in English sometimes Appenzell Outer Rhodes) is a canton of Switzerland. The seat of the government and parliament is Herisau, judicial authorities are in Trogen. Appenzell Ausserrhoden is located in the north east of Switzerland,… [ + ] More Details
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Appenzell Innerrhoden Vacation Rentals
Appenzell Innerrhoden in English sometimes Appenzell Inner Rhodes) is the smallest canton of Switzerland by population and the second smallest by area, with Basel-City being the smallest. It was the last Swiss canton to grant women the vote on local… [ + ] More Details
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