Destination guide

Travel to cozy Horgen

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Horgen. This scenic and walkable city is known for its chocolate shops, coffeehouses and boating. Kunsthaus Zurich and Bahnhofstrasse are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Horgen

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

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Horgen

Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Horgen

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

Where to stay around Horgen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 166 vacation rentals near Horgen. From 7 Houses to 152 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 Horgen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Horgen:

  • Old Town: 38 vacation rentals
  • Littau: 15 vacation rentals
  • Bahnhofstrasse: 19 vacation rentals
  • Albisrieden: 44 vacation rentals
  • Hirslanden: 15 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 Horgen?

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

  • Kaepfnach Mine: 278 vacation rentals
  • Sihlwald Wildlife Park Zurich: 321 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 513 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 513 vacation rentals
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof: 215 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Horgen?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 152 rentals available
  • Studios: 153 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Horgen?

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