Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Emmetten is ready to explore

The lake and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Emmetten. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its skiing and restaurants. Swiss Transportation Museum and Chapel Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in and around Emmetten

Are you looking for attractions to visit during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Emmetten a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • St. Jacob Cable Car (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Kuessnacht am Rigi Cable Car (9.8 mi / 15.7 km)
  • Stuckli Rondo Revolving Gondola (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Brunni Ski Resort (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Fuerenalp Cable Car (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Emmetten

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Emmetten is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (13 mi / 21 km)
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Gersau Lakeside Terrace (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Hammetschwand Lift (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Titlis Glacier (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Emmetten

Fly into Zurich (ZRH), the closest airport, located 34.9 mi (56.2 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Emmetten?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 337 holiday rentals near Emmetten. From 14 Houses to 311 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Emmetten for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Emmetten?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Emmetten. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Aengi: 595 holiday rentals
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car: 547 holiday rentals
  • Rinderbuehl Cable Car: 555 holiday rentals
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car: 552 holiday rentals
  • Lucerne Station: 568 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Emmetten listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Emmetten?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 14 Houses in Emmetten. Our other popular types of Emmetten holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 311 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 3 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Emmetten?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 32 holiday homes with pool available in Emmetten. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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