Where to stay around Valais?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,688 holiday lettings near Valais. From 3,487 Studios to 3,484 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Valais for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Valais?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Valais. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Zermatt: 1,007 holiday homes
  • Verbier: 333 holiday homes
  • Verbier Ski Resort: 2,982 holiday homes
  • Saas Fee: 995 holiday homes
  • Nendaz: 2,510 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Valais! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Valais?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Valais with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Zermatt: 1,007 holiday lettings
  • Saas Fee: 995 holiday lettings
  • Nendaz: 2,510 holiday lettings
  • Crans-Montana: 1,760 holiday lettings
  • Grimentz: 1,775 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Valais?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Valais are:

  • Sion Airport (SIR): 3,837 self catering accommodations
  • Interlaken (ZIN-Interlaken Ost Railway Station): 1,022 self catering accommodations
  • Air Base Airport (ZIN): 1,051 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Valais?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Valais. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Verbier Ski Resort: 2,982 holiday rentals
  • Saas-Fee Ski Resort: 1,346 holiday rentals
  • Matterhorn: 1,318 holiday rentals
  • Jungfrau: 1,425 holiday rentals
  • Champery Ski Resort: 1,451 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Valais listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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

Valais, in the heart of the Swiss Alps, is a captivating region of breath-taking mountain scenery, which enchants mountaineers, nature lovers and entices those who take a chalet or apartment in Valais to return again and again.

Places to holiday in Valais, Switzerland

Verbier, a small mountain village, is a snow sports fans dream. With excellent facilities for skiing, snowboarding, telemark and the new Esserts Fun Park in the winter, and magnificent walking, mountain biking and climbing in the summer, there is always plenty to do form a Valais holiday rental in Verbier. Verbier is also home to two mountain golf courses, which offer awe-inspiring views and saunas, spas and great après-ski to relax in after a hard day on the mountain.

Portes du Soleil-Chablais is also a winter paradise, with a vast choice of snow parks, sledging runs and skiing. Facilities and activities make taking a Valais chalet idea for family holidays, with thermal spas, leisure parks and culture in abundance. Summer is a magnificent time in Portes du Soleil. There are 380km of mountain biking trails and 800km of hiking trails which take you to some of the most beautiful churches and old buildings in the region.

Saas-Fee claims to be the most beautiful valley in Valais, and the town of Saas Fee, where many of the hiking trails in the area begin, homes a large number of magnificent restaurants and small boutiques. A Valais holiday chalet in Saas Fee has access to 100km of pistes, 20km of winter hiking and the world’s largest ice pavilion.

Crans Montana is a sport fans paradise at any time of year. Offering 280km of hiking, mountain biking, horse riding, 2 golf courses, paragliding and hot air balloons in summer and skiing, cross country skiing, winter hiking and snowboarding in winter, all perfectly complimented by music festivals and mouth watering cuisine.

Things to do in Valais, Switzerland

There is a huge variety of activities to indulge in whether you take an apartment or chalet in Valais any time of year. In winter, Valais is a winter sport haven offering every type of snowsport available, including many new and very unique winter sports like snowtube, snowcross and snow-carting! As summer arrives, a whole new range of sporting and leisure activities arrive in Valais. Hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, hot air balloon rides, and paragliding are just a few ways to see the unbelievable Alpine scenery.

There is no lull in demand for Valais holiday rentals, as spring brings the melt waters, and the rivers of Valais become the focal point of activity. White water rafting, canoeing and river rafting are adrenaline filled activities, and all year round, the spas, saunas and après-ski provide an ideal way to unwind after a tough day in the stunning mountains.

Weather in Valais, Switzerland

Despite the altitude, the weather in Valais is remarkably pleasant. In summer, average temperatures reach over 16°C, making it perfect for enjoying the open air, whether walking, biking or climbing in the Alps. Winters, although cold are warmer than their American counterpart, with average temperatures of -2°C in the depths of January.

Travel to Valais, Switzerland

International flights arrive into Berne (BRN), Geneva (GVA) and Zurich (ZRH), and although it is not far to drive from these airports to get to a chalet in Valais, Sion Airport (SIR) is much closer, and there are regular transfers from the international airports.