Destination guide

Travel to cosy Horgen

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Horgen. This scenic and walkable city is well known for its chocolate shops, coffee shops and boating. Kunsthaus Zurich and Bahnhofstrasse 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.


Sightseeing in and around Horgen

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Horgen a fun place to get away to. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Zoo Zurich (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Golf & Country Club Zurich (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Zurich Aviary (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Urania Observatory (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Polybahn Funicular (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Rigiblick Funicular (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Horgen

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Horgen 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:

  • Seleger Moor (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Langenberg Wildlife Park Zurich (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Rumensee (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Zurichhorn Park (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Chinese Garden (7.4 mi / 12 km)
  • Mythenquai Beach (7.6 mi / 12.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Horgen

Fly into Zurich (ZRH), the closest airport, located 14.1 mi (22.6 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Horgen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 167 holiday rentals near Horgen. From 7 Houses to 153 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Horgen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Horgen?

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

  • Old Town: 39 holiday homes
  • Enge: 30 holiday homes
  • Zurich Town Hall: 17 holiday homes
  • District 5: 81 holiday homes
  • Unterstrass: 41 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, 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 when travelling to Horgen?

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

  • Kaepfnach Mine: 296 holiday rentals
  • Sihlwald Wildlife Park Zurich: 332 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 578 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 569 holiday rentals
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof: 223 holiday rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 153 holiday houses
  • Studios: 155 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Horgen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Horgen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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