Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Schwangau

Enjoy the history and other features of Schwangau. Travellers especially like the local tours, mountain views and spas in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions such as Neuschwanstein Castle and Hohenschwangau Castle. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Schwangau

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Schwangau a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Garmisch-Partenkirchen Ski Resort (17.3 mi / 27.9 km)
  • Königliche Kristall-Therme Schwangau (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Alpen Therme Ehrenberg (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Reutte Cable Car (7.4 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Breitenberg Cable Car (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Skizentrum Pfronten (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Schwangau

Travellers enjoy Schwangau for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Schwangau is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alpsee (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Lech Fall (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Hopfensee (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Alatsee (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Weißensee (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Tannheimer Tal (12 mi / 19.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Schwangau

The nearest airport is in Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 34.7 mi (55.8 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Memmingen (FMM-Allgaeu), which is 38.4 mi (61.7 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Schwangau?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 707 holiday rentals around Schwangau. From 495 flats & apartments to 84 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Schwangau is on Stayz.

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

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

  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 186 holiday rentals
  • Museum der Bayerischen Könige: 1,126 holiday rentals
  • Mt Tegelberg: 1,116 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the History of Wittelsbach: 1,127 holiday rentals
  • Museum of the Bavarian Kings: 1,066 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Schwangau listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Schwangau?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 495 Condos/Apartments in Schwangau. Our other popular types of Schwangau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 84 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 40 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 40 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Schwangau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 24 holiday homes with pool available in Schwangau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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