Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Engelberg

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Engelberg. Well known for its skiing, mountain views and spas, this welcoming city won't disappoint. Mount Pilatus and Swiss Transportation Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Engelberg

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that Engelberg has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Engelberg-Titlis Ski Resort (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Fuerenalp Cable Car (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Ski Resort (7 mi / 11.2 km)
  • Melchsee-Frutt Cable Car (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Dallenwil-Wirzweli Cable Car (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • St. Jacob Cable Car (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Engelberg

Travellers enjoy Engelberg for its skiing. If you're interested in winter sports, you might consider visiting in April, September, May or January, when snowfall averages 0 inches and temperatures average -4°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Engelberg

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Engelberg is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Pilatus (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Titlis Glacier (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Engstlensee (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Emmetten-Stockhuette Cable Car (10.7 mi / 17.2 km)
  • Emetten-Niederbauen Cable Car (10.8 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Aare Gorge (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Engelberg

The nearest airport is in Bern (BRN-Belp), located 43.1 mi (69.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Zurich (ZRH), which is 44.3 mi (71.2 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Engelberg Station.

Where to stay near Engelberg?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 281 holiday rentals near Engelberg. From 8 Chalets to 11 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Engelberg for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Engelberg?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Engelberg:

  • Hasliberg Reuti: 16 holiday homes
  • Littau: 18 holiday homes
  • Emmen: 235 holiday homes
  • Martisberg: 140 holiday homes
  • Sedrun: 36 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

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

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

  • Brunni Ski Lift: 734 holiday rentals
  • Engelberg Station: 726 holiday rentals
  • Titlis Glacier: 726 holiday rentals
  • Bordbahn: 734 holiday rentals
  • Ice Flyer Ski Lift: 686 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Engelberg 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 Chalets in Engelberg?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 8 Chalets in Engelberg. Our other popular types of Engelberg holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 11 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 257 holiday houses
  • Farmhouses: 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 Engelberg?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 9 holiday homes with pool available in Engelberg. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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