Find the best place to stay — Switzerland

Where to stay around Switzerland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 10,150 holiday lettings near Switzerland. From 8,030 apartments to 1,110 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 Switzerland is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Switzerland?

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

  • Geneva: 61 holiday homes
  • Zermatt: 817 holiday homes
  • Interlaken: 789 holiday homes
  • Grindelwald: 858 holiday homes
  • Verbier: 222 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Switzerland! 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 Switzerland?

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

  • Geneva: 61 holiday lettings
  • Zermatt: 817 holiday lettings
  • Interlaken: 789 holiday lettings
  • Grindelwald: 858 holiday lettings
  • Wengen: 725 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 Switzerland?

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 Switzerland are:

  • Geneve Cointrin Airport (GVA): 69 self catering accommodations
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH): 133 self catering accommodations
  • Interlaken (ZIN-Interlaken Ost Railway Station): 950 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 Switzerland?

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

  • Verbier Ski Resort: 2,409 holiday rentals
  • Saas-Fee Ski Resort: 1,103 holiday rentals
  • Laax Ski Resort: 408 holiday rentals
  • Gstaad Ski Resort: 2,061 holiday rentals
  • Davos Klosters Ski Area: 645 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Switzerland 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, home or villa in Switzerland your home away from home

Choose Switzerland for your Ski Holidays

Landlocked between France, Italy, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, Switzerland offers a huge amount of activities and natural beauty. Switzerland is an Alpine country, and therefore offers exceptional skiing in winter, hiking in summer and Swiss Alpine chalets for rent. The capital of Switzerland, Bern, is a melting pot of German, French and Italian cultures, fused with the tidy, prompt and well ordered Swiss mentality.

Places to holiday in Switzerland

Bernese Oberland is a major skiing destination, with 9 world-class destinations high in the Alps. It is spectacularly beautiful, and the walking in the summer is un-rivalled, with clear air, snow capped mountains lush hills and jagged rocks.

Valais, one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland is a fascinating land of mountains; ripe for skiing, climbing and downhill biking, as well as fabulous golf, white water rafting, paragliding and bungee jumping in the summer. There is plenty to entertain a family staying in Valais rental accommodation.

Lake Geneva is considered to be a showcase for all things Swiss. Snowy mountains, vineyards, castles, cathedrals, the lake itself and bustling nightlife can all be enjoyed from a city break to Geneva.

Graubunden, is an almost entirely mountainous canton of Switzerland, and has much of the Swiss National Park and Ela Nature Park within its boundaries.

Things to do in Switzerland

A holiday to Switzerland can take many different forms. Switzerland's Alpine ski resorts and snow sports are legendary. There is fantastic skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, bobsleighing, snow shoe hikes through picturesque snow covered forests and lively après-ski in abundance. Skiing holidays to Switzerland are extremely popular due to not only the authenticity of the country and the lack of crowds, but also the quality of natural and man made resources.

During the summer, the spectacular mountain views and pure air make Switzerland a summer favourite for hiking, walking, climbing and mountain biking. If you discover a natural pool high in the mountains a refreshing dip in some of the most tranquil surroundings in Europe always helps to clear your mind and weary limbs!

The country is wonderfully authentic, and Alpine dairies, Swiss chocolate and clocks are still as prominent as they always have been. It is impossible to sum up all there is on offer in Switzerland in any article less than a full book, but there is undoubtedly something for everyone here, and the unbelievable beauty of much of the country is humbling!

Weather in Switzerland

Summer is warm, lasting from June to September, with average temperatures peaking at around 25°C in July, the busiest tourist period. Switzerland's ski resorts open in mid-November and remain open until April. Winter temperatures can dip as low as -3°C in the mountains during the winter, but average temperatures are around 2°C during the coldest months.

Travel to Switzerland

Switzerland has three main Airports, Zurich Airport (ZRH), Bern Belp Airport (BRN) and Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA), so there is plenty of access to which ever destination you decide to take a holiday rental in Switzerland.

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