Destination guide

Historic St. Gallen will entice you

Take a vacation to St. Gallen and enjoy the area's history, monuments and museums. One of the city's many top draws is its theaters. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around St. Gallen

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes St. Gallen a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Ponds (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Wildpark Peter and Paul (1.7 mi / 2.8 km)
  • Walter Zoo (4.3 mi / 7 km)
  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Bruelisau-Kasten Cable Car (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of St. Gallen

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, St. Gallen is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Three Ponds (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Hard Beach (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Strandbad Friedrichshafen (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • Wildpark Feldkirch (16.2 mi / 26 km)
  • Lake Constance Promenade (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around St. Gallen

The nearest airport is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 9.3 mi (15 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 18.4 mi (29.7 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, St. Gallen Station, St. Gallen St. Fiden Station and St. Gallen St. Fiden Station are the main stations in the city.

Where to stay around St Gallen?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 178 vacation rentals near St Gallen. From 162 Condos/Apartments to 10 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near St Gallen for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to St Gallen?

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 St Gallen:

  • Altstadt: 22 vacation rentals
  • Fürstenberg: 15 vacation rentals
  • Reutin: 125 vacation rentals
  • Insel: 108 vacation rentals
  • Paradies: 20 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 St Gallen?

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

  • St. Gallen (QGL-St. Gallen Train Station): 259 vacation rentals
  • St. Gallen Station: 263 vacation rentals
  • Three Ponds: 261 vacation rentals
  • St. Gallen St. Fiden Station: 260 vacation rentals
  • St. Gallen Trade Fair: 262 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around St Gallen 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 Condos/Apartments in St Gallen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 162 Condos/Apartments in St Gallen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in St Gallen include:

  • Houses: 10 rentals available
  • Chalets: 3 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 St Gallen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 5 vacation rentals with pool available in St Gallen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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