Champex, Orsières, Switzerland

Champex, Orsières, Switzerland

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Where to stay around Champex?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 507 holiday lettings near Champex. From 267 apartments to 161 chalets, 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 Champex is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Champex?

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

  • France: 202,332 holiday homes
  • Italy: 145,236 holiday homes
  • Chamonix: 3,262 holiday homes
  • Rhone-Alpes: 27,673 holiday homes
  • Verbier: 225 holiday homes

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

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

  • Chamonix: 3,262 holiday lettings
  • Les Houches: 3,703 holiday lettings
  • Courmayeur: 220 holiday lettings
  • Saint-Gervais-les-Bains: 4,201 holiday lettings
  • Villars-sur-Ollon: 596 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 Champex?

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 Champex are:

  • Chamonix-Mont-Blanc (XCF-Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Train Station): 4,835 self catering accommodations
  • Martigny (ZJM-Martigny Train Station): 2,051 self catering accommodations
  • Sion Airport (SIR): 2,933 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 Champex?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Champex. From HomeAway travellers, the top 5 popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Verbier Ski Resort: 2,427 holiday rentals
  • Chamonix - Planpraz Ski Lift: 5,352 holiday rentals
  • Les Praz - Flegere Ski Lift: 5,492 holiday rentals
  • Courmayeur Cable Car: 475 holiday rentals
  • Barboleuse-Les Chaux Gondola: 2,569 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Champex 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.

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Make a holiday rental ski chalet or self-catering cabin in Champex, Switzerland your home away from home

Nestled in the Canton of Valais is the idyllic mountain village of Campex. Ideally located for both winter and summer activities, Champex is surrounded by magnificent mountain scenery and woods, and offers visitors spectacular views. The Swiss village is an ideal location to relax and enjoy the peaceful scenery on a romantic holiday.

Things to do on holiday in Champex, Switzerland

This beautiful Swiss village becomes a magical white landscape in the winter and is perfectly located for winter activities. The altitude makes skiing reliable on 25km of pistes during winter. There are popular Ski de fond (cross country skiing) routes that take you over the frozen Champex lake. For something different visitors on skiing holidays in Champex can also do ice climbing, or visit the famous 4 valleys skiing area only 25 minutes away from self-catering ski chalets in Champex.

In the summer Champex-Lac is a hikers paradise. Beautiful woods and mountains surround the area and there are excellent walking and cycling trails to suit all levels of ability. Champex is located along the Tour de Mont Blanc walk, and in summer visitors can see donkeys laden with equipment making their way through the village. For a relaxing afternoon you can hire a boat, have picnic next to the lake or enjoy a croissant and glass of wine at one of the lakeside cafés. Other summer leisure activities include fishing, swimming and tennis.

Other attractions in the area include the World War II Fort d'Artillerie, the Alpine Gardens, and the stunning Val d’Arpette conservation area.

Places to visit on holiday in Champex, Switzerland

Geneva is a 2-hour drive away and is a lovely day trip location. Attractions in Geneva include Lake Geneva, Jet d’Eau, which is the tallest fountain in the world, and St Peter's Cathedral.

The attractive town of Sion is only 20 miles away and makes an excellent day trip. Attractions in Sion include Basilique de Valère and Château de Tourbillon. The phenomenal Saint-Léonard underground lake, which is 300m long and 20m wide, is located to the east of Sion, making it convenient to reach for those who are renting a chalet or apartment in Champex.

Weather in Champex, Switzerland

Champex has a wonderful climate. The Valais canton is the warmest and driest region in Switzerland. Summer temperatures reach 30°C and are ideal for a day spent enjoying Champex Lake, while winter temperatures dip below freezing, making Champex a great skiing holiday destination.

Flights to Champex, Switzerland

Sion Airport (SIR) is the closest airport and has direct flights from the UK during summer. Visitors can also fly to Geneva Airport (GVA) or Lausanne Airport (LAU) and take a scenic train ride to Martigny. British Airways, easyJet, Flybe and BMIbaby offer flights to Geneva from various airports in the UK. It is recommended that visitors hire a car at the airport or in Martigny and enjoy the scenic drive to their holiday rental in Champex.