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Glarus overview

Glarus is known for its natural features, historical sites, and museums. You'll enjoy winter fun such as skiing. Learn about local heritage at popular landmarks in the area like Rapperswil Castle. Make it a point to see sights like Aeugsten Cable Car and Aeugstenbahn. Glarus is an inviting destination that has something for everyone.

Where to stay in Glarus

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Glarus has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Glarus with Hotels.com by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Glarus hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Glarus hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Glarus

Fly in to Zurich (ZRH), 36.1 mi (58.1 km) from downtown Glarus. Altenrhein (ACH-St. Gallen - Altenrhein) is the next closest major airport, 40.7 mi (65.4 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Glarus Station
  • • Glarus Sued Braunwald Station
  • • Glarus Sued Linthal Station

What to see around Glarus

Fun activities are on hand like adventure tours and skiing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Aeugsten Cable Car
  • • Aeugstenbahn
  • • Sesselbahn Bächital
  • • Sesselbahn Seblengrat
  • • Kies Cable Car
A top draw is the area's museums, as well as places like:
  • • Museum of Glarus Canton - Freuler Palace
  • • Weesen Museum and Gallery
  • • Schafbock- und Lebkuchenmuseum Goldapfel
  • • Enea Tree Museum
  • • Kunst Haus
Memorable for its historical sites and these top landmarks to visit:
  • • Matt-Weissenberge Cable Car
  • • Weglosen Cable Car
  • • Elm Cable Car
  • • Sali-Glattalp Cable Car
  • • Elm-Tschinglen-Alp Cable Car
It's well known for its lakes and these favorite places for nature lovers:
  • • Hoelloch Cave
  • • Illgau-St. Karl Cable Car
  • • Muotathal Cable Car
  • • Aesch Oberalp Cable Car
  • • Ribi-Wannelen Cable Car
Here are some top sights to see:
  • • Luftseilbahn Kies-Mettmenalp
  • • Braunwald Ski Resort
  • • Gondelbahn Hüttenberg-Grotzenbüel
  • • Gumenbahn Burstberg-Gummen
  • • Niederurnen-Morgenholz Cable Car

When to visit Glarus

Wondering when's the best time to visit? Here are seasonal norms to help you plan your trip:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 53°F day, 29°F night
  • April-June: 74°F day, 39°F night
  • July-September: 77°F day, 50°F night
  • October-December: 62°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 0.28 inches
  • April-June: 0.35 inches
  • July-September: 0.51 inches
  • October-December: 0.31 inches
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