Enjoy nature in a holiday home in Saarland. This state is part of southern Germany and the peaceful, natural setting is an ideal destination for a walking or cycling holiday. Saarland is also the right location for culture, with various museums, castles and events. Although Saarland is one of the smallest federal states in Germany, there is plenty to do all year round. Take a look at the wide range of holiday homes in Saarland and let this charming German state surprise you.
A holiday home in Saarland is the perfect starting point for an impressive cycling or hiking holiday for the whole family. Cycle along the cascading rivers, mountain villages and over the hills of the Hunsrück and experience Saarland at its best with a trip on the Saar-Radweg. Or hike through the unspoilt nature during your holiday in Saarland. In 2009, the Saar-Hunsrück-Steig was voted the most beautiful hiking trail in Germany, offering 218 kilometres of hiking trails.Adventurous hiking and biking trails ensure that the kids will never be bored during a holiday in Saarland.
During your holiday in Saarland, you could go on a range of excursions and a visit to the capital of the state should not be missed. Saarbrücken borders the countries France and Luxembourg and is located on the river Saar. The city offers a number of stunning sights such as the St. Johanner market and the Roman Villa Borg. As you walk from your holiday home in Saarbrücken into the city centre, you can recognize it by the baroque appearance of the city district. In the past, much of the population of Saarbrücken worked in the coal and steel industry. Why not visit Völklingen? The ironworks there are on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The town also offers a theme park and an open-air museum.The Mettlach Outlet Center ensures that you can enjoy a wonderful day of shopping in Saarbrücken too. With its central location, this capital city is ideal to visit from various holiday homes in Saarland.
Enjoy a holiday by the water in your holiday home in Saarland. With the Bostalsee lake, the largest lake in south-west Germany, and the Losheimer Sea, a reservoir where the three countries meet, you can really indulge your passion for water sports.The options are endless in Saarland; whether you like swimming, sailing or fishing. The paved roads around the lake make it easy to walk, cycle or skate. Are you looking for a holiday home in Saarland ? Then take a quick look at what Belvilla has to offer.
Some of the best places to visit in Saarland are the Völklingen Ironworks, Saarbrücken, Schlossberg Caves, and Saarschleife,
Travellers can plan their visit to coincide with the Perl wine festival from May to October. The Völklingen Ironworks are a UNESCO World Heritage site. To see the site at its best, visit in the evenings when the site is illuminated with neon lights.
Some of the best dishes to try are Dibbelabbes (potato-based), potato dumplings, Bettsäächer Salat (dandelion salad), Lyoner (traditional white sausages), and Quetsche Kuchen (plum tart).
June to August are the best months to visit.