Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Schwangau

Enjoy the history and other features of Schwangau. Travelers like the local tours, mountain views and spas in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions like Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau Castle. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Schwangau

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Schwangau a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Königliche Kristall-Therme Schwangau (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Alpen Therme Ehrenberg (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Reutte Cable Car (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Breitenberg Cable Car (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Skizentrum Pfronten (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Schwangau

Travelers enjoy Schwangau for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Schwangau is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Alpsee (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lech Fall (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Hopfensee (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Alatsee (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Weißensee (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tannheimer Tal (12 mi / 19.3 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Schwangau

The nearest airport is in Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 34.7 mi (55.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Memmingen (FMM-Allgaeu), which is 38.4 mi (61.7 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Schwangau?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 658 vacation rentals near Schwangau. From 466 Condos/Apartments to 94 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Schwangau for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Schwangau:

  • Horn: 22 vacation rentals
  • Hopfen am See: 17 vacation rentals
  • Oberkirch: 26 vacation rentals
  • Sonnenbichl: 34 vacation rentals
  • Osterreinen: 222 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 Schwangau?

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

  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 196 vacation rentals
  • Königliche Kristall-Therme Schwangau: 961 vacation rentals
  • Hohenschwangau Castle: 966 vacation rentals
  • Museum of the History of Wittelsbach: 978 vacation rentals
  • Tegelberg Tram: 974 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schwangau 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 Condos/Apartments in Schwangau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 466 Condos/Apartments in Schwangau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Schwangau include:

  • Houses: 94 rentals available
  • Cottages: 45 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Schwangau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 27 vacation rentals with pool available in Schwangau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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