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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Horw?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 246 holiday rentals near Horw. From 12 Houses to 211 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Horw for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Horw:

  • Hasliberg Reuti: 17 holiday homes
  • Littau: 17 holiday homes
  • Emmen: 235 holiday homes
  • Sörenberg: 15 holiday homes
  • Martisberg: 90 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 Horw?

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

  • Lucerne Station: 550 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 554 holiday rentals
  • Kaeserstatt - Hohbiel Ski Lift: 1,087 holiday rentals
  • Brunni Ski Lift: 698 holiday rentals
  • KKL Lucerne: 550 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 12 Houses in Horw. Our other popular types of Horw holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 211 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Horw?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Horw. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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