Destination guide

The historical city of Montreux awaits you

The area's history and live music are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Montreux. Well known for its lake, shopping and restaurants, this romantic city won't disappoint. Freddie Mercury Statue and Aigle Castle are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Montreux

Do you want to discover things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Montreux a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Evian Thermal Spa (15.2 mi / 24.5 km)
  • Marmot's Paradise (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Leysin Ski Resort (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Leysin-Berneuse Gondola (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Golf Club Montreux (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Golf de Lavaux (8.3 mi / 13.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Montreux

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Montreux. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tanay Lake (7 mi / 11.3 km)
  • Zen Garden (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Glacier 3000 (15 mi / 24.2 km)
  • Source Cachat (15.3 mi / 24.7 km)
  • Peak Walk (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Parc Bourget (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Montreux

The nearest airport is in Sion (SIR), located 25 mi (40.3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Geneva (GVA-Cointrin Intl.), which is 40.7 mi (65.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Montreux Station, Montreux Chernex Station and Montreux Caux Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Montreux?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 262 holiday lettings around Montreux. From 10 villas to 39 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a mountainside property in Montreux?

Would you check out that view?! That's what you'll be exclaiming when you travel out to the hills and enjoy a fantastic high-altitude getaway. HomeAway has 110 mountain rental properties available. Searching for a different setting? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options for this destination include:

  • 104 mountain-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 42 village holiday accommodation options.
  • 33 rural holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Montreux?

Soak up this destination like a local from the comfort of a chic and cosy apartment. You'll feel like part of the neighbourhood in no time! You'll be able to choose from 207 different options with the help of HomeAway. How does £48 a night sound? That's what you could be spending if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't agree with your family's style, we've got a number of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 41 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £63 per night.
  • Chalet: 35 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £74 per night.
  • Hotel: 24 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £33 per night.

Can I stay in Montreux in a large group?

Nothing compares to reconnecting with old work friends or spending a couple of weeks with extended family in an exciting new place. And the best thing is HomeAway has places big enough for the whole crew. 34 apartment holiday rentals are available. Presently, they're the top option here for large groups. If you're travelling in a big group, the holiday rentals that will suit your needs include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we've got 64 rental accommodation perfectly suited for that size. Book a night for as little as £45.
  • If you have 8 in your squad, you'll be pleased to learn that there are 39 rental accommodation that are suitable. Prices start at £98 per night.
  • Planning a trip away with a group of 5? We offer 30 accommodation for rent that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £45 a night.

You and your posse will be more than satisfied when you plan your Montreux getaway with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Montreux?

Those noisy hotel swimming pools are no place to spend your precious holiday moments! Uncover our reasonably priced holiday rentals now and ensure everybody in your group has room to spread out. You can always count on there being a great deal waiting for you in or around Charmey. With 18 holiday rentals on offer at an average price of £97 a night, a stay in this sought-after area is bound to get your getaway off to a terrific start!

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