Destination guide

Friendly Herisau will entice you

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Herisau. This welcoming city has many special qualities. 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.


Sightseeing in and around Herisau

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Herisau a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Walter Zoo (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Three Ponds (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Wildpark Peter and Paul (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Saentis Cable Car (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Herisau

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Herisau 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 center:

  • Three Ponds (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Chaeserugg (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Herisau

The nearest airport is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 14.9 mi (24 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

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

Where to stay around Herisau?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 55 vacation rentals near Herisau. From 7 Houses to 43 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 Herisau for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Herisau Station: 277 vacation rentals
  • Lake Constance Promenade: 1,588 vacation rentals
  • Constance (QKZ-Constance Train Station): 1,385 vacation rentals
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car: 313 vacation rentals
  • Bodensee Center: 1,590 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 7 Houses in Herisau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Herisau include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 43 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 2 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 Herisau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Herisau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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