Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Schwangau

Enjoy the history and other features of Schwangau. Travelers like the local tours, mountain views and spas in this welcoming and walkable city. Take in top local attractions like 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 vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Schwangau a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 features

Exploring the natural features in Schwangau

Travelers enjoy Schwangau for its mountain views and lakeside setting. Whether you're an active traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation to and around Schwangau

The nearest airport is in Innsbruck (INN-Kranebitten), located 34.7 mi (55.8 km) from the city center. 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 vacation rentals are available around Schwangau?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 714 house rentals around Schwangau. From 512 condo and apartment rentals to 76 house rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Schwangau is on Vrbo.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Schwangau?

Vrbo offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Schwangau. From Vrbo travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 186 home rentals
  • Museum der Bayerischen Könige: 1,122 home rentals
  • Museum of the History of Wittelsbach: 1,123 home rentals
  • Hohenschwangau Castle: 1,126 home rentals
  • St. Koloman: 1,121 home rentals

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

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Schwangau?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 512 Condos/Apartments in Schwangau. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Schwangau include:

  • Houses: 76 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 41 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 41 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Schwangau?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 29 vacation homes with pool available in Schwangau.

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