Destination guide

Travel to historical Zug

Enjoy the area's history, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Zug. Renowned for its lake, mountain views and coffee shops, this city welcomes all visitors. Swiss Transportation Museum and Loewenplatz are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Zug

Do you want to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Zug a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Stuckli Rondo Revolving Gondola (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Brunni Ski Resort (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Golf & Country Club Zurich (12.7 mi / 20.5 km)
  • Alpamare Water Park (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Zug

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zug is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Lake Zug (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Seleger Moor (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Ageri Lake (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Langenberg Wildlife Park Zurich (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Rumensee (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Zug

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 19.9 mi (32 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Zug Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Zug?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 167 holiday lettings around Zug. From 136 flats & apartments to 16 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountain-view property in Zug?

Nestle yourself and your buddies in a lofty rental property and be ready for stunning sunrises, unsurpassable stargazing and loads of fresh air. HomeAway has no less than 36 mountain getaway rentals available. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has loads more options, including:

  • 29 beachfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 21 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 18 riverside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Zug?

If you want to find out how the locals live, throw back the curtains and take in this destination from the comfort of your very own apartment. HomeAway has 97 for you to select from here. If you make your reservation early, you could be spending as little as £59 per night. If that doesn't match your family's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Hotel: 28 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £45 per night.
  • House: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £62 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £56 per night.

Can I stay in Zug in a large group?

There's nothing quite like being somewhere totally new with extended family and friends. The best news is HomeAway has some options suitable for big groups. Currently, apartment holiday rentals are all the rage for big groups of travellers here, and we have 12 featured on our database. Properties for rent around here that can cater for large groups include:

  • On the hunt for places that can hold 5 holiday makers? We have 17 that will be ideal. The prices start from £45 per night.
  • If you have 6 in your squad, you'll be happy to find out that there are 15 holiday rentals suitable. The starting price is £45 per night.
  • Searching for places for rent catering to 11 guests? You'll be happy to hear we have 4 that'll be ideal. You can secure one from just £117 a night.

So don't worry! When you travel with us you'll be able to bring your mom, your grandpa and all your buddies to Zug.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Zug?

Forget those soulless chain-hotel rooms! Bask in the ease of staying like a local in an economical holiday rental instead. Have a look at the amazing options that can be booked now on HomeAway. Littau is a great area to check out if you want to keep an eye on your budget. HomeAway has 10 holiday rentals, and the average price is an affordable £177 per night. Another 27 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Bahnhofstrasse. With an average price of £194 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth bragging to your friends about.

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