Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Glarus

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Glarus. One of the city's many top draws is its skiing. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Glarus

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Glarus a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Aeugsten Cable Car (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Kies Cable Car (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Braunwald Ski Resort (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Matt-Weissenberge Cable Car (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Weglosen Cable Car (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Elm Ski Resort (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Glarus

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Glarus is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Tschingelhörner (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Enea Tree Museum (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Chaeserugg (16.6 mi / 26.7 km)
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Flimserstein Plateau (18.1 mi / 29.1 km)
  • Pizol (18.4 mi / 29.6 km)

Where to stay around Glarus?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 76 vacation rentals near Glarus. From 17 Houses to 54 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 Glarus for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Aeugsten Cable Car: 390 vacation rentals
  • Glarus S-Bahn: 376 vacation rentals
  • Aathal Dinosaur Museum: 216 vacation rentals
  • Bristen-Golzern Gondola: 438 vacation rentals
  • Toggenburg Sound West Trailhead: 295 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 17 Houses in Glarus. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Glarus include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 54 rentals available
  • Chalets: 4 rentals available
  • Studios: 54 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Glarus?

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

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