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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.

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un très bel endroit

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C'est un appartement très confortable, à un emplacement idéal et avec une vue superbe sur le lac, un grand balcon où nous avons souvent dîné. En outre le contact avec le propriétaire est très facile et agréable.
  • Review Submitted: Sep 07, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

Great location, well equipped place home from home more than just a holiday home great

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Great location and views. Great for walking and biking, also the indoor swimming pool is great in village walking distance. Made some nice meals on an evening well equipped kitchen, even daughter did some baking as there was a food mixer. What a wonderful place in the mountains. A great holiday retreat. Did lot's of activities and relaxing too. 5 star would go again Many thanks Andrew.
  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017