Where to stay around Schwangau?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 246 holiday lettings near Schwangau. From 178 apartments to 52 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Schwangau is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Neuschwanstein Castle: 623 holiday lettings
  • Königliche Kristall-Therme Schwangau: 668 holiday lettings
  • Hohenschwangau Castle: 679 holiday lettings
  • Tegelberg Tram: 676 holiday lettings
  • Museum of the History of Wittelsbach: 677 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Schwangau 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 apartments in Schwangau?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 178 apartments in Schwangau. Our other popular types of Schwangau holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 52 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Farmhouses: 4 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Schwangau?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 21 holiday homes with pool available in Schwangau. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    A holiday rental home in Schwangau puts you near all of the activities and adventures that make a visit to this area so desirable.

    Schwangau offers such a variety of attractions and activities that many people choose a holiday to Schwangau over and over again. Winter, spring, summer and fall all offer their own set of things to do. A holiday rental home in Schwangau will give you all of the comforts of home whilst acting as a home base for your adventures.  

    Things to do on holiday to Schwangau

    There are so many activities in and near Schwangau that you could stay for weeks and never do the same thing twice. No matter what time of the year you choose to holiday to Schwangau, there is plenty to do. In the winter, you can ski, ride a toboggan down a snowy hill or partake in a number of other winter sports. During the summer, consider hiking in the mountains, swimming in the lake or biking on one of the many trails. There are thermal baths available all year long, and you must be sure to visit at least one of the many market places where craftsmen sell their goods. For a unique and truly unforgettable adventure, consider taking a balloon ride over the famous Castle Neuschwanstein. It’s a fabulous way to see this well loved landmark.

    Places to visit on holiday to Schwangau

    The aforementioned Castle Neuschwanstein is a must see for many on holiday to Schwangau. Building began in 1868. King Ludwig, who was having the castle built, died before it was completed. Today, visitors are amazed by the sheer size and amazing views. For those who enjoy adventures out of doors, a visit to Tegelberg Mountain is a wonderful choice. You can hike up the mountain or, if that is too strenuous, a cable car can take you to the top where you can enjoy incredible views of the Alps and watch paragliders soaring through the air. The most experienced of climbers may choose to climb all the way to the top of the mountain.

    Weather in Schwangau

    One of the great things about Schwangau is the changes in weather. It is these changes that provide great skiing in the winter and hiking and cycling in the spring and summer. The average high temperatures in the summer are between 22 and 24 degrees. The average high in the winter is between 5 and 8 degrees. There is some precipitation each month, with June and July being the wettest months with about 19 rainy days each.

    Travel to Schwangau

    Travellers to Schwangau usually fly into Munich International Airport, which is located about 155 km away. From there you can travel by car or train. Fuessen is the closest train station, located about 3 km from Schwangau.

    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)

    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)