Where to stay around Métabief?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 71 holiday lettings near Métabief. From 25 apartments to 24 chalets, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Métabief 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 Métabief?

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

  • Caves of Vallorbe: 44 holiday lettings
  • Le Grand Taureau: 117 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Watchmaking: 28 holiday lettings
  • Yverdon-les-Bains Station: 55 holiday lettings
  • Pontarlier Les Granges-Narboz Station: 150 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 25 apartments in Métabief. Our other popular types of Métabief holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 24 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 9 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 8 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Métabief?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 8 holiday homes with pool available in Métabief. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday apartment in Métabief your home away from home

    Métabief, in the east of France, is not far from the border with Switzerland. Holiday apartments in Métabief are ideal for winter sports holidays or summertime breaks where outdoor pursuits in beautiful countryside are on the agenda. All holiday apartments in Métabief available at HomeAway have all the modern conveniences and a number also include heated pools and other facilities like tennis & pétanque courts. It will definitely feel like a home away from home.

    Things to do

    Métabief is only a small village, but the surrounding area is simply gorgeous. It is a faboulous resort whatever season, and as well as the outdoor activities, which are plentiful, there are also gastronomy and natural attractions. There really are very many reasons to take a holiday apartment in Métabief.

    -Skiing of course is one thing you really should do here in Winter. As part of a community of small resorts there are 26 ski trails available, over a 40 kilometre area, and you are guaranteed to find one that is at your skill level. All the equipment you need is available for hire here. When tired from skiing. why not take a relaxing sleigh ride.

    -The Grottes de Vallorbe is not too far a drive from holiday apartments in Métabief. Situated on the Swiss side of the border, these beautiful limestone caves are worth making the trip to. The caves, with an underground river, take about an hour to explore. There is also a display, in four domed rooms, called the “fairies treasure”, of over 250 mineral samples from all over the world.

    -The Chateau de Joux is only a short distance away in Pontarlier and makes the perfect day trip for the family. This castle, perched on the edge of a cliff, overlooks the surrounding French and Swiss countryside. Guided tours of the Chateau take around 90 minutes and once inside, you soon discover why they need to be guided; getting lost in this magnificent place would be easy. The Source de la Loue is not far from the Chateau de Joux so if you wanted you could include it in your day trip. This beautiful natural grotto, at the bottom of a cliff, has a crystal clear spring flowing from it.

    -Arbo’Land in Métabief is a great fun filled place to visit. This park has 6 adventure courses of various difficulty with walkways high in the trees, flying foxes and zip lines. There is also the Doo’gliss, a 100m long slide, with twists and turns, you travel down sitting on a rubber ring. Also while there try the archery. You follow a course trough the pine trees shooting at hidden targets as you discover them.

    -Culinary tours are a popular pastime, particularly with summertime visitors to Metabief holiday apartments. There is a strong cheese making tradition in the area and various cheese tours are available including to one of the main refining caves. There are also farm tours, a honey centre and a liqueur distillery to put on your tour agenda.

    The weather in Métabief

    As you would expect with Métabief being a ski resort, the winters are cold and snowy which, of course, is perfect for your holiday. The temperatures do drop low so pack your winter woollies. Summer is warm but the odd thunderstorm can happen.

    Getting to Métabief

    The nearest airport is Geneva. From here it is best to organise a hire car to drive to your Métabief holiday home. Alternatively you can take a train from London to Pontarlier or Frasne and drive to your accommodation from here. The journey by train takes around 7 to 8½ hours.

    Attractions in and around Métabief

    First time in Métabief and looking for things to do? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can spend an enlightening afternoon at Iron and Railway Museum, Baud Museum or CIMA Museum. Also a trip to Lac Saint-Point, Caves of Vallorbe or Chateau de Joux might be a nice excursion.