Eastern Switzerland holiday accommodation is located in one of the most sparsely populated parts of the country; known for its impressive mountain-scapes, ski resorts and historic towns and cities.
There are a huge variety of holiday experiences on offer around Eastern Switzerland self-catering holiday rentals. In the winter months, skiing is the top outdoor activity here, with well over 2,000 kilometres of slopes to discover in the region. The Engadin Valley is a real hotbed for ski resorts, and is home to the renowned St. Moritz resort, considered one of the top holiday destinations in Europe. Within minutes of St. Moritz are more than 350 kilometres of ski slopes, with a host of ski schools found locally. Other great options include Flims Laax Falera, Davos and Klosters.
In the summer these ski destinations are transformed into ideal getaways for adventure sport enthusiasts and anyone with a passion for the outdoors. Around Eastern Switzerland holiday rentals you’ll find a fantastic wealth of options for recreation such as hiking, climbing and mountain biking. The latter sport is especially well catered for, with more than 400 kilometres of biking trails in the St. Moritz area alone. For both hikers and mountain-bikers there various lift systems that serve the region’s ski resorts help transport visitors to some of the most spectacular viewpoints on the continent.
During your holiday at Eastern Switzerland self-catering accommodation it would be well worth heading to the city of Chur for a day. It’s among the oldest towns in the country, and is noted for its greenery, with a number of attractive parks. The city served as a great starting point for a number of hikes in the region.
During your stay at Eastern Switzerland self-catering holiday chalets you could head for the Ticino region, which is an Italian-speaking part of the country. This part of Switzerland is perhaps best known for its lakes – for instance, at Locarno you’ll encounter the spectacular Lake Maggiore.
There’s both an alpine and continental climate around holiday rentals in Eastern Switzerland, with pleasantly warm weather here during the summer months, when daily highs often get up to the mid-20s in Chur. Winters are cold, with plenty of snowfall on higher ground here.
If you’re heading for holiday accommodation in Eastern Switzerland from the UK, then you could fly to Zurich (ZRH), about an hour to the northwest of Chur, from the UK via British Airways, EasyJet, Helvetic Airways or Swiss International from London Heathrow (LHR), London City (LHR), Bristol (BRS), Birmingham (BHX) or Manchester (MAN).