Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Schwerte

Come and experience Schwerte and its cathedral, history and museums. Renowned for its riverfront, soccer games and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Schwerte

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Schwerte has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Markischer Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Wildwald Vosswinkel (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Schwerte

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Schwerte is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Schwerte

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Schwerte-Ergste Station, Schwerte Station and Schwerte Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Schwerte?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 80 vacation rentals near Schwerte. From 6 Houses to 52 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 Schwerte for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Schwerte-Ergste Station: 175 vacation rentals
  • Schwerte (Ruhr) Station: 168 vacation rentals
  • Schwerte Station: 169 vacation rentals
  • Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station): 183 vacation rentals
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund: 178 vacation rentals

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

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 52 rentals available
  • Villas: 2 rentals available
  • Cabins: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with internet/wifi in Schwerte?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with internet/wifi among our 69 vacation rentals with internet/wifi available in Schwerte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.