Destination guide

The scenic city of Lake Zurich awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Lake Zurich. This scenic city is known for its lake, boating and chocolate shops. Rapperswil Castle and Kunsthaus Zurich 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 Lake Zurich

Do you want to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Lake Zurich a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Alpamare Water Park (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Knies Kinderzoo (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bubikon Golf Club (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Golf & Country Club Zurich (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Jucker Farm (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lake Zurich

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lake Zurich is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most stunning sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lake Luetzelsee (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Grueningen Botanical Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Rumensee (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Enea Tree Museum (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Langenberg Wildlife Park Zurich (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Seleger Moor (9.3 mi / 15 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Lake Zurich

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 15.5 mi (25 km) from the city centre.

If you prefer to travel by train, Mannedorf Station, Wädenswil Station and Meilen Station are the main stations in the city. You can see more of Lake Zurich by jumping on the metro at Wollishofen Tram Stop, Leimbach S-Bahn or Manegg S-Bahn.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lake Zurich?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 248 holiday lettings around Lake Zurich. From 14 houses to 222 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 destinations to visit in Lake Zurich?

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

  • Black Forest: 5,034 holiday homes
  • Lake Lucerne: 603 holiday homes
  • Germany: 114,431 holiday homes
  • Southern Black Forest: 2,454 holiday homes
  • Swiss Alps: 11,941 holiday homes offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Zurich! 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 Lake Zurich?

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

  • Alpnach: 473 holiday lettings
  • Feusisberg: 43 holiday lettings
  • Zürich: 173 holiday lettings
  • Wädenswil: 105 holiday lettings
  • Isenthal: 348 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 Lake Zurich? offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Lake Zurich. From travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Lucerne: 603 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 528 holiday rentals
  • Zurichhorn Park: 241 holiday rentals
  • Swiss Casinos Pfaeffikon-Zurichsee: 328 holiday rentals
  • Bad Zurzach Station: 150 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Zurich 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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