Destination guide

Friendly Opfikon will entice you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Opfikon. Travellers especially like the restaurants, shopping and sightseeing in this welcoming and walkable city. Shopping Center Glatt and Zoo Zurich are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Opfikon

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Opfikon has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • Kart-Bahn Zurich Ruemlang (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
  • Rigiblick Funicular (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Polybahn Funicular (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Urania Observatory (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Opfikon

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Opfikon is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
  • MFO-Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Lake Katzensee (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Lakeside Promenade (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Botanical Garden (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Chinese Garden (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Opfikon

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the city centre.

You can see more of Opfikon by catching a ride on the metro at Opfikon S-Bahn, Glattbrugg Tram Stop or Glattbrugg S-Bahn.

Where to stay around Opfikon?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 142 holiday lettings near Opfikon. From 139 Flats to 140 Studios, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Opfikon 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 Opfikon?

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

  • Rhine Falls: 37 holiday lettings
  • Zurich Oerlikon Station: 204 holiday lettings
  • Ticino Theater: 270 holiday lettings
  • Swiss Casinos Pfaeffikon-Zurichsee: 255 holiday lettings
  • Zurichhorn Park: 219 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Opfikon 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 Flats in Opfikon?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 139 Flats in Opfikon. Our other popular types of Opfikon holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 140 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Opfikon?

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