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-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.


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 cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Horw a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural landscape of Horw

Travelers 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 center:

  • 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

Traveling to and around Horw

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 32.5 mi (52.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Horw?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 236 vacation rentals near Horw. From 9 Houses to 205 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 Horw for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Lucerne Station: 511 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 511 vacation rentals
  • Mount Pilatus: 680 vacation rentals
  • Schweizer Holzbildhauerei Museum: 1,079 vacation rentals
  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort: 645 vacation 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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Horw?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Horw. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Horw include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 205 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 5 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 Horw?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Horw. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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