Destination guide

Head to the cozy city of Murten

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Murten. This walkable city is known for its lake, bars and restaurants. Bundeshaus and Bern Art Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Murten

Are you looking for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that Murten 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:

  • Payerneland (11.8 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Freibad Marzili (14.2 mi / 22.9 km)
  • Bear Pits (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Murten

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Murten is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lac de Morat (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Jo Siffert Fountain (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Botanical Garden (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • St. Peter's Island (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Lake Biel (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Lake Bienne (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Murten

The nearest airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp), located 16.9 mi (27.2 km) from the city center.

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

Where to stay around Murten?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 40 vacation rentals near Murten. From 3 Houses to 31 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 Murten for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • 1476 Battle Monument: 97 vacation rentals
  • Berne Gate: 95 vacation rentals
  • Murten Harbor: 95 vacation rentals
  • Murten Station: 92 vacation rentals
  • Murten Museum: 95 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3 Houses in Murten. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Murten include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 31 rentals available
  • Studios: 32 rentals available
  • Bed & breakfasts: 2 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Murten?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3 vacation rentals with pool available in Murten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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