Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Scharnitz

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Scharnitz. This scenic and welcoming city is known for its skiing, hiking and restaurants. Cathedral of St. James and Imperial Palace 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.


Sightseeing in and around Scharnitz

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Scharnitz a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort (13.1 mi / 21.1 km)
  • Karwendel Cable Car (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Nordkette Mountains (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Kranzberg Cable Car (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Nordkette Cable Car (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Alpenzoo (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Scharnitz

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Scharnitz is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nordkette Mountains (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Hafelekar (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Leutaschklamm Gorge (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Seefelder Spitze (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Reither Spitze (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Hofgarten Park (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Scharnitz

Fly into Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), the closest airport, located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, you can make your way to Scharnitz Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Scharnitz?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 836 vacation rentals near Scharnitz. From 45 Houses to 612 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 Scharnitz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Scharnitz:

  • Innsbruck City Centre: 109 vacation rentals
  • Igls: 21 vacation rentals
  • Sonnenbichl: 34 vacation rentals
  • Untergrainau: 29 vacation rentals
  • Obergrainau: 37 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 Scharnitz?

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

  • Scharnitz Station: 998 vacation rentals
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort: 282 vacation rentals
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen (ZEI-Garmisch-Partenkirchen Train Station): 803 vacation rentals
  • Innsbruck (IOB-Innsbruck Central Train Station): 1,102 vacation rentals
  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Hausberg Station: 798 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 45 Houses in Scharnitz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Scharnitz include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 612 rentals available
  • Villas: 4 rentals available
  • Cabins: 21 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 pool in Scharnitz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Scharnitz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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