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Discover Altdorf, Switzerland with Car Hire

In the heart of Switzerland, Altdorf is a charming town known for its rich history, picturesque landscapes, and as the homeland of the legendary hero, William Tell. With the majestic Swiss Alps in the background and the serene Lake Lucerne nearby, Altdorf is an ideal destination for those seeking both adventure and relaxation.

Advantages of Hiring a Car in Altdorf:

  1. Unmatched Flexibility: The beauty of Switzerland lies in its meandering roads, quaint villages, and scenic routes. Hiring a car lets you explore these at your own pace, without being bound by tour schedules or public transport timetables.

  2. Nearest Airport: Zurich Airport is the closest major international airport to Altdorf, located approximately 90 km away. With a car, you can comfortably make this journey in about an hour and fifteen minutes, enjoying the picturesque Swiss landscapes en route.

  3. Road Conditions: Swiss roads are known for their excellent condition and clear signage. However, given Altdorf's mountainous terrain, it's essential to remain cautious, especially during winter months when roads can be icy.

  4. Tolls and Traffic: Switzerland has a vignette system for its motorways. Ensure you have a valid vignette sticker on your hired car. Traffic in Altdorf and its surroundings is generally light, but it's always a good idea to check for any road closures or conditions, especially during peak tourist seasons or winter months.

  5. Recommended Attractions & Routes:

    • William Tell Monument: Located in Altdorf's town square, this iconic statue is a tribute to the legendary hero.
    • Lake Lucerne: A short drive from Altdorf, it's perfect for boat rides, picnics, and breathtaking views of the surrounding Alps.
    • Schattdorf Cable Cars: Experience the thrill of ascending the mountains and enjoy panoramic views from the top.
    • Klausen Pass: A scenic route connecting the cantons of Uri and Glarus. It's a delightful drive, especially during the summer months.

Why Hiring a Car is Essential:
While public transport in Switzerland is efficient, having a car in Altdorf offers unparalleled convenience. It allows you to venture off the beaten track, discover hidden gems in the Uri canton, and make spontaneous stops to immerse yourself in the beauty of the Swiss countryside.

Altdorf, with its blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, promises an unforgettable Swiss experience. By hiring a car, you can traverse its scenic routes, delve deep into its legends, and truly absorb the essence of Switzerland. Whether you're retracing the steps of William Tell, cruising beside Lake Lucerne, or simply gazing at the Alps from a mountaintop, Altdorf awaits your exploration.

Current Rental Rates in Altdorf

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 59.77 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 418.42 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Volkswagen Golf

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 62.91 EUR/day
Volkswagen Golf

7 Days rental at 440.43 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Volkswagen T-Roc

5 Adults, 5 Doors

From 71.30 EUR/day
Volkswagen T-Roc

7 Days rental at 499.12 EUR from 22/04/2024

  3 |
  Automatic |

Key Highlights for Car Hire at Altdorf: Making the Most of Your Journey.

  • Lake Lucerne: Drive around 30 minutes to reach the stunning Lake Lucerne, where panoramic views, boat tours, and mountain backdrops await. A hire car allows for leisurely exploration of the lakeside villages and scenic spots.

  • Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center: Just a 20-minute drive brings you to Brunnen, home to the Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center. It’s an ideal stop for enthusiasts of the iconic Swiss Army Knife, offering interactive exhibits and shopping.

  • Rütli Meadow: Around a 40-minute journey leads to the historic Rütli Meadow, the birthplace of the Swiss Confederation. Accessible by car and a short boat trip, it’s a symbol of Swiss independence with breathtaking lake views.

  • Sattel-Hochstuckli: About a 30-minute drive away, this family-friendly destination offers the world’s first revolving gondola, hiking trails, and the thrilling Skywalk suspension bridge.

  • Andermatt: Drive for about 45 minutes to explore Andermatt, a charming alpine village at the heart of the Swiss Alps, offering year-round outdoor activities from skiing to hiking.


Altdorf - Popular Destinations

  • Lake Lucerne: Approx. 30 km
  • Swiss Knife Valley Visitor Center (Brunnen): Approx. 15 km
  • Rütli Meadow: Approx. 25 km (plus a short boat trip)
  • Sattel-Hochstuckli: Approx. 20 km
  • Andermatt: Approx. 40 km

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Altdorf car hire information

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    Europcar Direct
  • € 418.39
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Average prices per day in Altdorf

January€ 75
February€ 83
March€ 85
April€ 76
May€ 79
June€ 69
July€ 84
August€ 83
September€ 80
October€ 82
November€ 81
December€ 85
January€ 63
February€ 70
March€ 71
April€ 64
May€ 63
June€ 55
July€ 61
August€ 63
September€ 64
October€ 66
November€ 67
December€ 69
January€ 116
February€ 125
March€ 125
April€ 117
May€ 118
June€ 103
July€ 121
August€ 122
September€ 123
October€ 128
November€ 127
December€ 134
January€ 89
February€ 100
March€ 98
April€ 91
May€ 91
June€ 80
July€ 101
August€ 96
September€ 90
October€ 93
November€ 92
December€ 99
January€ 180
February€ 177
March€ 183
April€ 181
May€ 207
June€ 179
July€ 198
August€ 190
September€ 185
October€ 191
November€ 188
December€ 187
January€ 61
February€ 67
March€ 67
April€ 60
May€ 63
June€ 52
July€ 58
August€ 59
September€ 62
October€ 69
November€ 69
December€ 68
January€ 151
February€ 180
March€ 177
April€ 138
May€ 131
June€ 125
July€ 128
August€ 144
September€ 133
October€ 142
November€ 141
December€ 149
January€ 83
February€ 92
March€ 95
April€ 85
May€ 97
June€ 80
July€ 128
August€ 118
September€ 104
October€ 99
November€ 96
December€ 102

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