Destination guide

Why people love visiting vibrant Zurich North

The area's architecture and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Zurich North. This city's sporting events, forests and cycling attract many visitors, as does its cosmopolitan and scenic location. Swiss National Museum and Zoo Zurich 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.


Sightseeing in and around Zurich

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Zurich

Whether you're an active traveller 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 centre:

  • 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)
How to get there

How to get to and around Zurich

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

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.

How many holiday rentals are available around Zürich?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 173 holiday lettings around Zürich. From 153 flats & apartments to 8 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.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Zürich?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Zürich. From travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Zurich Town Hall: 20 holiday homes
  • Zurichhorn Park: 239 holiday homes
  • District 2: 27 holiday homes
  • Alt-Wiedikon: 28 holiday homes
  • Seebach: 20 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Zürich! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Zürich?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Zürich with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Feusisberg: 43 holiday lettings
  • Wädenswil: 102 holiday lettings
  • Stäfa: 36 holiday lettings
  • Ebikon: 276 holiday lettings
  • Kloten: 153 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Zürich? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Zürich. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Zurichhorn Park: 239 holiday rentals
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof: 234 holiday rentals
  • ETH Zurich: 234 holiday rentals
  • Zurichbergstrasse Tram Stop: 236 holiday rentals
  • Museum Strauhof: 235 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zürich listed on where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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