Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Sarnen

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Sarnen. This city has something for everyone. Mount Pilatus and Chapel Bridge are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Sarnen

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Sarnen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kneippanlage Schwandalp (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Fluehli-Soerenberg Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Brienzer Rothorn Gondola (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Rossweid Gondola (8.6 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Ski Resort (9.5 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Cable Car (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Sarnen

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sarnen is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Lake Lungern (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Brienzer Rothorn (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Schrattenfluh (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Freilichtmuseum Ballenberg (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Titlis Glacier (11.7 mi / 18.9 km)
Transport

Transport options to and around Sarnen

Fly into Bern (BRN-Belp), the closest airport, located 32 mi (51.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Zurich (ZRH), which is 42.4 mi (68.2 km) away.

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

Where to stay near Sarnen?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 533 holiday rentals near Sarnen. From 24 Houses to 479 Studios, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sarnen for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Sarnen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 24 Houses in Sarnen. Our other popular types of Sarnen holiday rentals include:

  • Studios: 479 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 477 holiday houses
  • Villas: 4 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Sarnen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 18 holiday homes with pool available in Sarnen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.