Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Aarau

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Aarau. Well known for its spas, parks and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. If you're looking for accommodations 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.


Sightseeing in and around Aarau

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Aarau has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Fricktal Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Sole Uno (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Trampolino (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Langenthal Deer Park (17 mi / 27.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Aarau

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Aarau is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Kasino Park (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Eptingen Lookout Point (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Strohmuseum Im Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Lake Hallwil (11.4 mi / 18.3 km)

Traveling to and around Aarau

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 24.6 mi (39.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), which is 27.8 mi (44.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Aarau Station.

Where to stay around Aarau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 20 holiday lettings near Aarau. From 15 Condos/Apartments to 2 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Aarau 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 Aarau?

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

  • Aarau Church: 50 holiday lettings
  • Aargau Art Museum: 50 holiday lettings
  • Kasino Park: 51 holiday lettings
  • Naturama Aargau Museum: 51 holiday lettings
  • Aarau Station: 51 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 15 Condos/Apartments in Aarau. Our other popular types of Aarau holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 13 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Aarau?

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