Where to stay around Zermatt?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,067 holiday lettings near Zermatt. From 948 apartments to 56 chalets, 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 Zermatt is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Matterhorn: 1,350 holiday lettings
  • Zermatt-Furi Gondola: 1,336 holiday lettings
  • Furi Ski Area: 1,292 holiday lettings
  • Matterhorn Express II Cable Car: 1,292 holiday lettings
  • Breithorn: 1,244 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Zermatt 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 Zermatt?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 948 apartments in Zermatt. Our other popular types of Zermatt holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 56 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 55 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Zermatt?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 85 holiday homes with pool available in Zermatt. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental apartment or lodges at Zermatt, Switzerland your home away from home

    Zermatt is one of the most famous destinations in Switzerland. With the Zermatt Tourist Office claiming that the resort is offers the ‘Best of the Alps’, the resort has a huge amount to live up to, but as soon as you arrive at a holiday apartment in Zermatt, you may well agree. Hiding in the shadows of the imposing peaks of the Matterhorn, lodges in Zermatt are wonderfully picturesque all year round, but it is in winter that the majority of visitors decide to take self catering Zermatt accommodation to tackle the fearsome slopes the resort is famous for.

    Things to do on holiday in Zermatt, Switzerland

    Skiing from Zermatt accommodation is a real treat. There are three main skiing areas here, all protected from the wind by the huge mountains which surround the village. As the Zermatt tourist office will take great pride in telling you, Zermatt actually has the longest ski season in the whole of the Alps, and the snow conditions are almost always exemplary. A Zermatt lift pass gives you access to over 300km of downhill pistes, from the pleasant, meandering beginner slopes to the formidable black runs. The region is wonderfully accessible, with 74 lifts and cable cars open to anyone holding a Zermatt lift pass. There is also huge scope for off-piste skiing from a holiday apartment in Zermatt, offering outstanding skiing through virgin snow. Heli-skiing with local guides is a simply unbeatable experience, and tourist information is readily available from the Zermatt tourist office.

    During the summer months, lodges at Zermatt are still in high demand, mainly from walkers, hikers and climbers. There are over 400km of marked walking and hiking trails around Zermatt accommodation. The thick forests and ice capped peaks make walking from a holiday apartment in Zermatt really special, and the 18 ski lifts which remain open during the summer mean that the mountains are still easily accessible. The iconic peak of the Matterhorn is a huge draw for mountain climbers who flock to Zermatt accommodation to tackle one of the most recognised peaks in the world. There are 80 registered mountain guides in Zermatt, just ask at the Zermatt tourist office for information. If the peaks seem too far one morning, why not try your swing at the Matterhorn Golf Club?

    Places to visit on holiday in Zermatt, Switzerland

    There are a huge number of places to visit from a holiday apartment in Zermatt. Lift passes can take you a long way into the mountains, and the resorts of Crans Montana, and the Saas Fee Valley are both easily accessible and filled with world-class sporting options as well as Alpine villages of such charm that it is hard to leave at the end of the day.

    Weather in Zermatt, Switzerland

    Winter is of course a cold time to be staying in Zermatt accommodation. Monthly temperatures average around 0?C from the end of December until late February, but then spring arrives. With spring, temperatures soar, and by May, you can be relaxing in daily temperatures of around 20?C. During July and August, temperatures can reach almost 30?C in the heat of the day, making walking, climbing or mountain biking an even greater pleasure.

    Travel to Zermatt, Switzerland

    Reaching a holiday apartment in Zermatt from the UK is easy. There are regular flights to Zurich Airport (ZRH) from London, Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN), provided by Swiss International Airlines. From the airport, there is a train that runs directly from Zurich Airport to Zermatt taking little over an hour.

    Activities and attractions in Zermatt

    Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit during your stay? Travellers enjoy fun activities like skiing and hiking. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Zermatt a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Mountaineers Cemetery (0.1 mi / 0.1 km)
    • Zermatt-Furi Gondola (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
    • Sunnegga Ski Resort (1.1 mi / 1.8 km)
    • Riffelberg Express Gondola (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Matterhorn Express II Cable Car (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
    • Furi Ski Area (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Zermatt

    Zermatt is well known for its skiing. To make the most of the cold weather activities, you might consider visiting in September, March, November or December, when snowfall averages 4339.05 inches and temperatures average -13°F.

    Exploring the mountains and other natural features in Zermatt

    Travellers enjoy Zermatt for its glaciers and sunrises. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Zermatt is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Matterhorn (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
    • Unterrothorn (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Gorner Ridge (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
    • Breithorn (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
    • Weisshorn (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
    • The Dom (7.4 mi / 12 km)