Destination guide

Travel to charming Winterthur

Come and experience Winterthur and its art galleries, museums and culture. This romantic city is known for its restaurants, shopping and waterfalls. Swiss Science Center Technorama and Shopping Center Glatt are just a couple of the must-sees 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 Winterthur

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Winterthur a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Zurich (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Milandia Migros Sport and Adventure Park (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Kart-Bahn Zurich Ruemlang (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Stahlibuck Tower (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Winterthur

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, Winterthur is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wildpark Bruderhaus (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Eulach Park (1.8 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Hallen und Freibad Kloten (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • MFO-Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Lake Katzensee (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Botanical Garden (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Winterthur

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 8.3 mi (13.4 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Winterthur Station, Winterthur Grüze Station and Winterthur Oberwinterthur Station are the main stations in the area. Catch a ride on the metro at Winterthur Seen S-Bahn to easily navigate the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Winterthur?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 130 vacation rentals near Winterthur. From 3 Houses to 122 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 Winterthur for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Winterthur?

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 Winterthur:

  • Old Town: 43 vacation rentals
  • Zurich Town Hall: 17 vacation rentals
  • District 2: 37 vacation rentals
  • Oerlikon: 17 vacation rentals
  • Ludwigshafen: 22 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 Winterthur?

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

  • Villa Flora: 184 vacation rentals
  • Winterthur (ZLI-Winterthur Train Station): 185 vacation rentals
  • Swiss Science Center Technorama: 182 vacation rentals
  • Casinotheater: 184 vacation rentals
  • Kunsthalle Winterthur: 184 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Winterthur. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Winterthur include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 122 rentals available
  • Studios: 124 rentals available
  • Guest houses: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Winterthur?

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

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