Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Engelberg

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Engelberg. Well known for its skiing, mountain views and spas, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Mount Pilatus and Swiss Transportation Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Engelberg

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Engelberg has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Fuerenalp Cable Car (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Ski Resort (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Cable Car (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Engelberg

Travelers enjoy Engelberg for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in April, September, May or January, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average 24°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Engelberg

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Engelberg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Pilatus (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Titlis Glacier (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Engstlensee (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Aare Gorge (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Engelberg

The nearest airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp), located 43.1 mi (69.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Zurich (ZRH), which is 44.3 mi (71.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Engelberg Station.

Where to stay around Engelberg?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 282 vacation rentals near Engelberg. From 8 Chalets to 11 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Engelberg for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Engelberg?

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 Engelberg:

  • Hasliberg Reuti: 17 vacation rentals
  • Littau: 18 vacation rentals
  • Sedrun: 36 vacation rentals
  • Stoos: 58 vacation rentals
  • Martisberg: 145 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 Engelberg?

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

  • Engelberg Station: 734 vacation rentals
  • Engelberg Abbey: 740 vacation rentals
  • Ice Flyer Ski Lift: 688 vacation rentals
  • Gerschnialp Ski Lift: 730 vacation rentals
  • Titlis Glacier: 728 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Engelberg 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 Chalets in Engelberg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 8 Chalets in Engelberg. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Engelberg include:

  • Houses: 11 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 258 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 3 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 Engelberg?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 9 vacation rentals with pool available in Engelberg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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