Destination guide

Friendly Horw will entice you

Enjoy the festivals and other features of Horw. Well known for its mountain views, lake and restaurants, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Chapel Bridge and Lucerne Town Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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.


Activities and attractions in Horw

Do you want to find top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Horw a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Sempachersee Golf Club (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Stuckli Rondo Revolving Gondola (15.8 mi / 25.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Horw

Travellers enjoy Horw for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Horw is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Lake Side Promenade (3 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Glacier Garden (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Hammetschwand Lift (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Gersau Lakeside Terrace (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Horw

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 32.5 mi (52.4 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Horw?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 295 holiday lettings around Horw. From 18 houses to 256 flats & apartments, 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 points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Horw? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Horw. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Lake Lucerne: 607 holiday lettings
  • Titlis Glacier: 902 holiday lettings
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 631 holiday lettings
  • Lucerne Station: 631 holiday lettings
  • Mount Pilatus: 904 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Horw listed on 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 Horw?

Yes, of course. offers 18 Houses in Horw. Our other popular types of Horw holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 256 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 260 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Horw?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 27 holiday homes with pool available in Horw. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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