Destination guide

Friendly Herisau will entice you

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Herisau. This welcoming city has many special qualities. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Herisau

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Herisau a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Walter Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Three Ponds (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Wildpark Peter and Paul (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Saentis Cable Car (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Herisau

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Herisau is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Three Ponds (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Chaeserugg (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Herisau

The nearest airport is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Herisau Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Herisau?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 59 holiday lettings around Herisau. From 9 Houses to 44 Flats, 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 is the best area to stay when travelling to Herisau?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Herisau:

  • Altstadt: 23 holiday homes
  • Petershausen-Ost: 33 holiday homes
  • Paradies: 21 holiday homes
  • Allmannsdorf: 19 holiday homes
  • Petershausen-West: 32 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Herisau Station: 330 holiday lettings
  • Lake Constance Promenade: 1,578 holiday lettings
  • Bodensee Center: 1,580 holiday lettings
  • Friedrichshafen City Station: 1,578 holiday lettings
  • Friedrichshafen Landratsamt Station: 1,635 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Herisau 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 Houses in Herisau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 9 Houses in Herisau. Our other popular types of Herisau holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 44 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Herisau?

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

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