Destination guide

The majestic setting of Stans is ready to explore

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Stans. This welcoming city allures visitors with its skiing and restaurants. Mount Pilatus and Swiss Transportation Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Stans

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Stans has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Fuerenalp Cable Car (11.6 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Ski Resort (13.3 mi / 21.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Stans

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Stans is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Pilatus (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hammetschwand Lift (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Lake Side Promenade (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Glacier Garden (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Stans

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 35.4 mi (56.9 km) from the city center.

Catch a ride on the metro at Stans Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Stans?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 424 vacation rentals near Stans. From 13 Houses to 389 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 Stans for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Stanserhorn Cable Car: 663 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 511 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne (QLJ-Lucerne Train Station): 511 vacation rentals
  • Mount Pilatus: 679 vacation rentals
  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort: 643 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 13 Houses in Stans. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Stans include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 389 rentals available
  • Villas: 5 rentals available
  • Chalets: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Stans?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 26 vacation rentals with pool available in Stans. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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