Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Schwyz

The area's monuments and museums are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to 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-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Schwyz

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

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Schwyz

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

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

Where to stay near Schwyz?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 114 holiday rentals near Schwyz. From 12 Houses to 91 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Schwyz 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 Schwyz?

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

  • Ski Region Mythen, Handgruobi: 301 holiday rentals
  • Ital Reding-Hofstatt: 486 holiday rentals
  • Forum der Schweizer Geschichte: 486 holiday rentals
  • Bundesbriefmuseum: 507 holiday rentals
  • Hauptplatz: 485 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Schwyz?

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

  • Condos/Apartments: 91 holiday houses
  • Villas: 3 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 2 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 Schwyz?

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

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