Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Schwyz

The area's monuments and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Schwyz. This city is well-known for its skiing and mountain views. Rapperswil Castle and Swiss Transportation Museum are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Schwyz

Do you want to find top things to see and do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Schwyz a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Brunni Ski Resort (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Stuckli Rondo Revolving Gondola (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Weglosen Cable Car (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Ratzi Cable Car (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (11 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (11.6 mi / 18.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Schwyz

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Schwyz is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Ageri Lake (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Gersau Lakeside Terrace (7.4 mi / 11.9 km)
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Lake Zug (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Hammetschwand Lift (13.2 mi / 21.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Schwyz

The nearest airport is in Zurich (ZRH), located 30.1 mi (48.5 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station is Schwyz Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Schwyz?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 114 vacation rentals near Schwyz. From 12 Houses to 91 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 Schwyz for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Bundesbriefmuseum: 507 vacation rentals
  • Hauptplatz: 507 vacation rentals
  • Schwyz Station: 509 vacation rentals
  • Engelberg Station: 734 vacation rentals
  • Bristen-Golzern Gondola: 489 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 12 Houses in Schwyz. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Schwyz include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 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 Schwyz?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 23 vacation rentals with pool available in Schwyz. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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