Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Zurich

Enjoy the area's museums, culture and live music and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Zurich. This city's zoo, lake and cafés draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Kunsthaus Zurich and Swiss National Museum. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Zurich

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Zurich has to offer. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Zurich (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Urania Observatory (0.3 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Polybahn Funicular (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Zurich Aviary (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Rigiblick Funicular (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Hallenbad Altstetten (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Zurich

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Zurich is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lakeside Promenade (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Belvoir Park (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Mythenquai Beach (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Botanical Garden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Chinese Garden (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Zurichhorn Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Zurich

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 5.8 mi (9.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Zurich Central Station, Zurich Altstetten Station and Zurich Oerlikon Station are the main stations that serve the city. You can get around Zurich by catching a ride on the metro at Paradeplatz Tram Stop, Borsenstrasse Tram Stop or Helmhaus Tram Stop.

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

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

  • Belvoir Park: 218 holiday lettings
  • St. Josef Church: 220 holiday lettings
  • Lakeside Promenade: 216 holiday lettings
  • Museum Bellerive: 215 holiday lettings
  • Zoo Zurich: 214 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 149 Condos/Apartments in Zürich. Our other popular types of Zürich holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 150 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zürich?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 4 holiday homes with pool available in Zürich. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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