Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Meilen is ready to explore

The lake and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Meilen. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Kunsthaus Zurich and Zoo Zurich are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Meilen

Are you searching for things to do in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Meilen a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Zoo Zurich (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Golf & Country Club Zurich (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Milandia Migros Sport and Adventure Park (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Jucker Farm (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Zurich Aviary (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Polybahn Funicular (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Meilen

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

  • Rumensee (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Grueningen Botanical Garden (5.6 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Langenberg Wildlife Park Zurich (5.8 mi / 9.3 km)
  • Lake Luetzelsee (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Zurichhorn Park (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Chinese Garden (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Meilen

Fly into Zurich (ZRH), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city center.

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

Where to stay around Meilen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 153 vacation rentals near Meilen. From 6 Houses to 143 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 Meilen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Meilen Station: 238 vacation rentals
  • Zurichhorn Park: 216 vacation rentals
  • Zürich Hauptbahnhof: 218 vacation rentals
  • Bruno Weber Park: 219 vacation rentals
  • Brunni Ski Resort: 292 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 6 Houses in Meilen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Meilen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 143 rentals available
  • Studios: 144 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Meilen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Meilen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.