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Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Aargau, Switzerland your home away from home

Aargau is a canton in north Switzerland on the Aare River and is situated on the Swiss Plateau between the Alps and the Jura Mountains.

Things to Do in Aargau, Switzerland

Aargau holiday rentals are the ideal choice for those wanting to enjoy this scenic area. Walking along local trails beside the Aare River Valley is a popular way to discover the scenic natural beauty, flora and fauna of the area. Alternatively, there are many cycle trails for getting around. Summer festivals are a great time to visit the area and join in the cultural celebrations. Local costumes, music, food and dance feature heavily on these occasions including the “Maienzug” festival in July, when trees are cut in the forest. Visit the Vindonissa Museum to see the Roman history of this area and explore Windish, home to the largest and best-preserved amphitheatre in the country. In winter, skiing and snowsports can be enjoyed in the area.

Places to Visit Around Aargau, Switzerland

Start your visit with a walk around the lovely town of Aarau from your charming holiday home. In 1798 it was Switzerland’s first capital and is still home to the first Houses of Parliament. The houses in the area date back to the 16th century and feature beautiful eaves beneath the roofline, all decoratively painted. The Art Museum is well worth a visit and the Nature Museum has many interactive exhibits and films. This scenic area has many castles such as the impressive one at Lenzburg. The Hallwyl Water Castle and the Habsburg Castle date back to the 10th century and are also well worth exploring.

Weather in Aargau, Switzerland

Holiday rentals in Aargau enjoy warm summers and cold snowy winters. Average temperatures in midsummer reach 25°C (77°F), with cooler nights. Temperatures are very pleasant in spring and autumn, around 15-20°C (59-68°F) during the day. From December to March, Aargau has temperatures hovering around freezing. The area has showers all year round and plenty of snow in the winter.

Travel to Aargau, Switzerland

The nearest major airport to Aargau holiday rentals is Zurich (ZRH) International Airport which is 25 miles away and is an easy drive along the A3. Alternatively, the EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP) is within easy reach. It is one of the few airports in the world operated by two countries: France and Switzerland. This busy airport has many international and domestic flights, and is served by EasyJet and British Airways from the UK. The airport is about 46 miles from holiday homes in Aargau and the best way to reach it is by hiring a car at the airport and driving along the A3.

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Aargau Holiday Apartments & Homes (32)

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    Wonderful! 4.8/5
    (13 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 3 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #2126772
    13
    Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
      • 4 BR
      • 3 BA
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 10
      Estate #558293vb
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (14 reviews)
        avg/night
        • 2 BR
        • 1 BA
        • Sleeps 5
        Apartment #545934
        14
        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
          avg/night
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 3
          Barn #3705833
          3
          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 5
            Apartment #2554432
              avg/night
              • 4 BR
              • 2 BA
              • Separate Toilet
              • Sleeps 10
              Villa #2477335
              Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 4
                Apartment #2508700
                1 Review
                Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 2 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #2562490
                  1 Review
                    • 4 BR
                    • 1 BA
                    • Sleeps 8
                    Apartment #2529184
                      • 1 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Multiple rentals Apartment #773424
                      1 Review
                        • Studio
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Multiple rentals Apartment #773424
                        2 Reviews
                          • 3 BR
                          • 2 BA
                          • Sleeps 10
                          House #2499766
                            avg/night
                            • Studio
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 3
                            Apartment #5588531
                            Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                              • Studio
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 3
                              Apartment #2562479
                                • 4 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Villa #6488963
                                  avg/night
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Apartment #2530932
                                  Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Apartment #2568554
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Apartment #6887476
                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 2 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Apartment #2582141
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #2572949
                                            • 1 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 2
                                            Apartment #6887485
                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 11
                                              Apartment #2568553
                                                • 2 BR
                                                • 1 BA
                                                • Sleeps 14
                                                Apartment #2568531
                                                  • 3 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 8
                                                  House #2568559
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                    Apartment #2561323
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Apartment #2419310
                                                        avg/night
                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #2471792
                                                        1 Review
                                                        Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          • 3 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 6
                                                          Apartment #773356
                                                          14
                                                            • Studio
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Multiple rentals Condo #515719
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                                                            Recent Reviews

                                                            I Can't Wait to Return

                                                            5 of 5
                                                            I can't wait to return; that should tell you a lot about how much I liked staying here. The owners went above and beyond (and I don't even like that phrase) to make my friend and me welcome. The house -- a restored 18th century barn! -- is beautifully decorated and was a labor of love for the owners. To wake up every morning and see the Alps was fantastic. For my purposes, the location was ideal. You can walk to the grocery store and it's an easy jaunt to the train station in Affoltern am Albis. The house is near several Wanderwegs that take you through the valley. But be warned; it IS possible to get lost in the tiny village of Obfelden. :)
                                                            • Review Submitted: 10-Jun-2016
                                                            • Date of Stay: May 2016