Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Meilen is ready to explore

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Meilen. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Kunsthaus Zurich 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.


Activities and attractions in Meilen

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Meilen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Golf & Country Club Zurich (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Milandia Migros Sport and Adventure Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Jucker Farm (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Zurich Aviary (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Polybahn Funicular (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Meilen

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

  • Rumensee (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Grueningen Botanical Garden (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Langenberg Wildlife Park Zurich (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Lake Luetzelsee (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Zurichhorn Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Chinese Garden (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Meilen

Fly into Zurich (ZRH), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city centre.

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

How many holiday rentals are available around Meilen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 163 holiday lettings around Meilen. From 7 Houses to 149 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 Meilen?

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 Meilen:

  • Zurich Town Hall: 17 holiday homes
  • Emmen: 235 holiday homes
  • District 2: 38 holiday homes
  • Seebach: 18 holiday homes
  • Alt-Wiedikon: 33 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 Meilen?

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

  • Meilen Station: 248 holiday lettings
  • Wiesendangen Reformed Church: 181 holiday lettings
  • Swiss Casinos Pfaeffikon-Zurichsee: 266 holiday lettings
  • Zurichhorn Park: 227 holiday lettings
  • Ticino Theater: 283 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Meilen 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 Meilen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 7 Houses in Meilen. Our other popular types of Meilen holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 149 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 150 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Meilen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Meilen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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