Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Giswil

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Giswil. One of the city's many top draws is its mountain views. Mount Pilatus and Chapel Bridge are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in Giswil

Are you hoping to find attractions to see in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Giswil has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brienzer Rothorn Gondola (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Rossweid Gondola (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Fluehli-Soerenberg Golf Club (5 mi / 8.1 km)
  • Kneippanlage Schwandalp (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Wasserwendi-Lischen-Käserstatt Cable Car (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Meiringen-Hasliberg Cable Car (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Giswil

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Giswil is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Pilatus (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Eiger (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Lake Lungern (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Brienzer Rothorn (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg (6.2 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Schrattenfluh (7 mi / 11.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Giswil

Fly into Bern (BRN-Belp), the closest airport, located 29.7 mi (47.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Zurich (ZRH), which is 47.4 mi (76.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Giswil?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 445 vacation rentals near Giswil. From 35 Houses to 382 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 Giswil for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Giswil:

  • Central Interlaken: 60 vacation rentals
  • Hasliberg Reuti: 16 vacation rentals
  • Littau: 17 vacation rentals
  • Martisberg: 80 vacation rentals
  • Emmen: 231 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 Giswil?

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

  • Schlegelsaege Giswil: 1,034 vacation rentals
  • Ruine Rudenz: 914 vacation rentals
  • More Gallery: 933 vacation rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 520 vacation rentals
  • Grindelwald Station: 1,112 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 35 Houses in Giswil. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Giswil include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 382 rentals available
  • Chalets: 17 rentals available
  • Farmhouses: 9 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 Giswil?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 4 vacation rentals with pool available in Giswil. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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