Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Appenzell

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Appenzell. Well known for its cheese shops, local tours and cafés, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Appenzell

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Appenzell a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bruelisau-Kasten Cable Car (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Alp Sigel Gondola (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Three Ponds (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Saentis Cable Car (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Appenzell

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Appenzell is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Ponds (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Wildpark Feldkirch (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Chaeserugg (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Karren Mountain (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Hard Beach (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Appenzell

The nearest airport is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Appenzell Station.

Where to stay around Appenzell District?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 204 vacation rentals near Appenzell District. From 16 Houses to 179 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Appenzell District for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Appenzell District?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Appenzell District:

  • Reutin: 125 vacation rentals
  • Insel: 108 vacation rentals
  • Steig: 25 vacation rentals
  • Unterwasser: 25 vacation rentals
  • Aeschach: 150 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Appenzell District?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Appenzell District. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Appenzeller Brewery: 354 vacation rentals
  • Appenzell Station: 354 vacation rentals
  • Ziegelhutte Art Gallery: 356 vacation rentals
  • Museum Liner: 354 vacation rentals
  • Appenzell Museum: 354 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Appenzell District listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Appenzell District?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 16 Houses in Appenzell District. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Appenzell District include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 179 rentals available
  • Chalets: 3 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Appenzell District?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation rentals with pool available in Appenzell District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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