Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Schwerte

Come and experience Schwerte and its cathedral, history and museums. Renowned for its riverfront, soccer games and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in Schwerte

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that Schwerte has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Markischer Golf Club (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Dortmund Zoo (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Royal Saint Barbara's Dortmund Golf Club (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Kletterhalle Bergwerk (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Wildwald Vosswinkel (13.3 mi / 21.3 km)
  • Tierpark und Fossilium Bochum (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Schwerte

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Schwerte is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Rombergpark Botanical Garden (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Westfalenpark Dortmund (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Bochum Botanical Garden (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Henrichenburg Boat Lift (16.8 mi / 27 km)
  • Arnsberg Forest Nature Park (23.4 mi / 37.7 km)

How to get to and around Schwerte

The nearest airport is in Dortmund (DTM), located 6.2 mi (9.9 km) from the city center.

If you prefer to travel by train, Schwerte-Ergste Station, Schwerte Station and Schwerte Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Schwerte?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 73 holiday lettings near Schwerte. From 8 Houses to 5 Bungalows, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Schwerte for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Schwerte?

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

  • Bungalows: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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 internet/wifi in Schwerte?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 58 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Schwerte. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.