Where to stay around Montreux?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 493 holiday lettings near Montreux. From 363 apartments to 54 houses, 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 Montreux is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Freddie Mercury Statue: 1,206 holiday lettings
  • Montreux Casino: 1,213 holiday lettings
  • Musee du Vieux Montreux: 1,218 holiday lettings
  • Montreux (ZJP-Montreux Train Station): 1,213 holiday lettings
  • Montreux Chernex Station: 1,220 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 363 apartments in Montreux. Our other popular types of Montreux holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 54 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 17 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Montreux?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 57 holiday homes with pool available in Montreux. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental home or apartment in Montreux, Switzerland your home away from home

    The municipality of Montreux is ideally positioned on the banks of Lake Geneva, Switzerland, at the foot of the Alps. Hiking and walking are prominent activities in the area, which can all be performed against the stunning backdrop of the largest freshwater lake in Western Europe. Just a short distance away are some excellent skiing options and historic attractions, and Montreux has a wide variety of other attractions to cater for all interests.

    Things to do in Montreux, Switzerland

    As Montreux is positioned on the north-east shore of Lake Geneva, spectacular views of the lake can be witnessed from around the town, and from some of the rental accommodation that can be found on its shores. The area around the lake makes for excellent walking, whilst seasoned hikers should consider taking the funicular up the mountainside for more challenging routes. The main ski resort in the area is at Villars-sur-Ollon, which has 100km of pistes for all skiing and snowboarding abilities.

    Chateau de Chillon is one of Switzerland’s most widely visited tourist attractions, and is a series of 100 independent buildings that are all interlinked to create one whole castle. Some of the older parts of the castle date back to the 11th century, and are home to historical exhibits that can be viewed by the public.

    One of the more interesting landmarks in the area is a statue of Freddie Mercury, which was erected in homage to the town’s famous former resident, who was also a part owner of the famous Mountain Studios which were once in the town. Montreux also holds a memorial day in honour of Queen’s lead singer, held during the first weekend of September every year.

    When it comes to nightlife, Montreux Casino was rebuilt in 1975 after a fire, and has remained a popular destination for both tourists and locals ever since. A number of restaurants, cafes and bars can also be found both in the town centre and along the shores of Lake Geneva.

    Places to visit on holiday in Montreux, Switzerland

    Montreux has good bus, rail and ferry links for those wishing to explore the surrounding region during their stay. An interesting day trip can be had to the market town of Vevey, just 7km along the shores of the lake. The nearest big city is Lausanne, 30km away.

    Weather in Montreux, Switzerland

    Summer temperatures in Montreux are surprisingly warm, and can reach well above 20C on the hottest of days in July and August. Winter temperatures drop to an average of 3C, though less than 0C is uncommon at any time of the year. Rainfall is constant throughout the year, and any time is a good time for a holiday in Montreux.

    Flights to Montreux, Switzerland

    Montreux is easily reached as it is just 90km from Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA), a journey which can be made in less than an hour. A huge range of flight options are available from the UK, with budget airlines in particular offering a number of routes. Flight time from the UK is around two hours.

    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)

    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)