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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Meilen?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 162 house rentals around Meilen. From 9 Houses to 142 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Meilen is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Meilen?

Whether you're travelling 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 Meilen:

  • Old Town: 42 vacation rentals
  • Center: 37 vacation rentals
  • District 4: 85 vacation rentals
  • District 5: 82 vacation rentals
  • Alt-Wiedikon: 28 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Meilen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices 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: 245 home rentals
  • Winterthur Oberwinterthur Station: 177 home rentals
  • ETH Zurich: 221 home rentals
  • Winterthur (ZLI-Winterthur Train Station): 183 home rentals
  • Belvoir Park: 225 home 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 9 Houses in Meilen. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Meilen include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 142 lodging choices
  • Studios: 147 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Meilen?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 6 vacation homes with pool available in Meilen.

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