Where to stay around Sion?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 4,003 holiday lettings near Sion. From 2,970 apartments to 473 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Sion for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Sion Station: 4,122 holiday lettings
  • Golf Club of Sion: 4,371 holiday lettings
  • La Combe Ski Lift: 4,592 holiday lettings
  • Sion Olympic Swimming Pool: 4,303 holiday lettings
  • Verbier Ski Resort: 3,325 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 2,970 apartments in Sion. Our other popular types of Sion holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 473 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 363 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 178 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 Sion?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 454 holiday homes with pool available in Sion. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Sion, Switzerland, Your Home Away From Home

    The town of Sion is the capital of the canton of Valais, which is situated in the south-west of Switzerland, with borders with the countries of France and Italy. This is an immensely beautiful part of Switzerland and if you choose to spend your holidays in Sion, you will soon realise how much there is to see and do within the local area. The self catering accommodation in Sion and the Valais Canton is most likely to come in the form of a spacious and exceptionally well-equipped apartment within the town itself; although spacious and fairy-tale-like chalets may well be secured in the more rural areas.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Sion, Switzerland

    The type of activities available on your holidays in Sion will be very much dependent upon the time of year you have decided to visit the area. During the main Summer months, you are able to enjoy a plethora of activities, such as swimming, fishing, long hiking trails, bird watching and nature spotting, cycling, kayaking and golf. The Winter months do not see this part of Switzerland hibernating for a few months, on the contrary, this is when the winter sports season kicks in and there are several world-famous skiing resorts located close to your self catering accommodation in and around Sion.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Sion, Switzerland

    There are a couple of attractions to visit within the town of Sion and these are The Chateau de Tourbillon and Basilique de Valere. The central part of the town has a number of unique and interesting shops for you to explore, plus some good restaurants and cafés for you and the family to enjoy a meal out. If you decide to travel farther afield for the day, you will no doubt be delighted to learn that Sion is on the main rail network for Switzerland. This will connect you to Geneva and all other parts of the country. You will also be relatively close to the Italian border on your holidays in Sion and the cities of Turin and Milan will make for perfect day trips, especially if you have decided to rent a car for your time in the area.

    Weather in Sion, Switzerland

    The weather on your holidays in Sion will not be as extreme as it could be in other parts of the country. In fact, the average temperature in January is actually nearly 4 degrees Celsius above freezing, however, this can still mean regular snow at this time of the year. This rises to a yearly highest average of 26 degrees Celsius in July. The town experiences an average precipitation rate of around 24 inches.

    Travel to Sion, Switzerland

    The very nearest airport for your holidays in Sion will actually be the local airport of Sion Airport. However, this airport is exceptionally quiet and only has a seasonal service through Titan Airways to London Stansted (STN). For a much wider choice of services, you may well wish to rely upon Milan Malpensa (MXP). This airport has flights through Flybe, easyJet, British Airways and BMI, from UK departure points such as London Heathrow (LHR), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN).

    Activities and attractions in and around Sion

    Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sion a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Golf Club of Sion (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Veysonnaz Cable Car (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Thyon TVT (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
    • Nax Ski Area (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Dzorniva Ski Lift (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
    • Pas de Maimbre (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)

    Exploring the natural features in Sion

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sion is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • St.Leonard Underground Lake (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
    • Derborence Lake (8 mi / 12.8 km)
    • Geronde Lake (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
    • Peak Walk (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
    • Mount Fort (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
    • Glacier 3000 (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)