Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Appenzell

Enjoy the art galleries and other features of Appenzell. Well known for its cheese shops, local tours and cafes, this scenic city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Appenzell

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Appenzell a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Appenzeller Badi Outdoor Pool (0.7 mi / 1 km)
  • Wasserauen-Ebenalp Cable Car (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Bruelisau-Kasten Cable Car (3.3 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Alp Sigel Gondola (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Three Ponds (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Saentis Cable Car (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Appenzell

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Appenzell is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Three Ponds (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Wildpark Feldkirch (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (11.5 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Chaeserugg (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Karren Mountain (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Hard Beach (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Appenzell

The nearest airport is in Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein), located 12.8 mi (20.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Friedrichshafen (FDH-Friedrichshafen - Lake Constance), which is 24.2 mi (39 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, you can make your way to Appenzell Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Appenzell District?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 204 holiday rentals around Appenzell District. From 15 Houses to 179 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Appenzell District is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Appenzell District?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Appenzell District:

  • Unterwasser: 25 holiday homes
  • Reutin: 124 holiday homes
  • Bad Schachen: 70 holiday homes
  • Insel: 116 holiday homes
  • Unterreitnau: 15 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Appenzell District?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Appenzell District. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Appenzeller Brewery: 372 holiday rentals
  • Ziegelhutte Art Gallery: 374 holiday rentals
  • Museum Liner: 374 holiday rentals
  • Appenzell Museum: 375 holiday rentals
  • Appenzell Station: 375 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Appenzell District listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Appenzell District?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 15 Houses in Appenzell District. Our other popular types of Appenzell District holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 179 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 3 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Appenzell District?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Appenzell District. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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