Destination guide

Travel to charming Winterthur

Come and experience Winterthur and its art galleries, museums and culture. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and waterfalls. Swiss Science Center Technorama and Shopping Center Glatt are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Winterthur

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Winterthur a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Milandia Migros Sport and Adventure Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kart-Bahn Zurich Ruemlang (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Stahlibuck Tower (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Winterthur

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

  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Eulach Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • MFO-Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Lake Katzensee (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Botanical Garden (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Winterthur

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Winterthur Station, Winterthur Grüze Station and Winterthur Oberwinterthur Station are the main stations in the area. Catch a ride on the metro at Winterthur Seen S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Winterthur?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 134 holiday lettings around Winterthur. From 118 flats & apartments to 5 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 Winterthur?

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

  • Stadthaus Winterthur: 196 holiday homes
  • Villa Flora: 197 holiday homes
  • Winterthur (ZLI-Winterthur Train Station): 200 holiday homes
  • Casinotheater: 197 holiday homes
  • Winterthur Natural History Museum: 197 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Winterthur! 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 Winterthur?

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

  • Konstanz: 1,107 holiday lettings
  • Überlingen: 1,099 holiday lettings
  • Feusisberg: 43 holiday lettings
  • Zürich: 172 holiday lettings
  • Wädenswil: 103 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 Winterthur? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Winterthur. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Stadthaus Winterthur: 196 holiday rentals
  • Villa Flora: 197 holiday rentals
  • Winterthur (ZLI-Winterthur Train Station): 200 holiday rentals
  • Casinotheater: 197 holiday rentals
  • Winterthur Natural History Museum: 197 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Winterthur 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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