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Make A Holiday Rental Villa in Geneva, Switzerland, Your Home Away From Home

Set in an idyllic location, on the shores of the lake of the same name and surrounded by the Alps mountain range, Geneva is a popular tourist destination. Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Geneva will discover that this scenic Swiss city offers tourists a wide choice of self catering rental accommodation. There are apartments and townhouses available for rent within the city. For visitors looking to stay in accommodation affording more space, there are villas and traditional Swiss chalets of timber construction to find in the suburbs and in the surrounding valleys and mountainsides, enjoying spectacular lake, city or mountain views.

Things to Do on Holiday in Geneva, Switzerland

Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Geneva will discover that there are plenty of tourist attractions and amenities to be found within the city and its immediate surroundings. For visitors with cultural interests, the city boasts a number of museums and galleries, including the International Red Cross Museum and the Museum of Contemporary and Modern Art.

There are a number of architecturally interesting buildings and sites to be found within the city. These include the Maison Tavel, St Peters Cathedral and the whole of the 18th century Italian styled suburb of Carouge. The city is also a retail therapy paradise, with its numerous High Street and Designer shops and boutiques lining its smart streets and boulevards.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Geneva, Switzerland

Probably the most prominent attraction of Geneva is the Lake. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains, pretty mountain villages and castles, the lake and its surrounds provide wonderfully panoramic vistas, especially popular amongst artists and photographers. The lake itself boasts the spectacular 460 foot Jet d’eau, the tallest fountain in the world. The lake is also popular amongst bathers and water sports enthusiasts. The Jardin Anglais, on the shores of the lake, has been a popular place for tourists and visitors to relax and enjoy a picnic for years.

Weather in Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva enjoys a temperate climate. Winters tend to be reasonably mild, with temperatures averaging around 3 degrees Celsius, although frequently dropping below freezing in midwinter. Summers tend to be warm and bright, with temperatures often reaching the early 20s degrees Celsius. Geneva receives an average annual rainfall of around 22 inches.

Travel to Geneva, Switzerland

Visitors looking to spend their holidays in Geneva will fly to Geneva International Airport (GVA). There are a number of airlines operating regular flights to this airport from the UK, including British Airways, easyJet, Flybe and BMI Baby. These flights depart from several regional UK airports, including London Gatwick (LGW), Edinburgh (EDI), East Midlands (EMA), Birmingham (BHX) and Bristol (BRS).

HomeAway has a wide selection of short term rentals in Geneva, available to rent for two and three month extended visits.

    Exceptional! 5/5
    (8 reviews)
    avg/night
    • 2 BR
    • 1 BA
    • Separate Toilet
    • Sleeps 4
    Apartment #1599329
    8
    Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
      Wonderful! 4.9/5
      (18 reviews)
      avg/night
      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Apartment #4082460
      18
      Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
        Wonderful! 4.8/5
        (10 reviews)
        avg/night
        • Studio
        • 1 BA
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 2
        Apartment #6504150
        10
        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
          Exceptional! 5/5
          (4 reviews)
          avg/night
          • 3 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Separate Toilet
          • Sleeps 6
          Apartment #6782781
          4
          Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
            • Studio
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 1
            Studio #469086vb
            1
              • 1 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 2
              Studio #1218788a
              Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                avg/night
                • 2 BR
                • 1 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Bungalow #1448652a
                2
                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 5 BR
                  • 2 BA
                  • Sleeps 14
                  House #1465117a
                  1
                  Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 BR
                    • 2 BA
                    • Sleeps 4
                    Apartment #1503231a
                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                      (20 reviews)
                      View details for price
                      • 3 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Apartment #1226696a
                      20
                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                        (30 reviews)
                        avg/night
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 5
                        Apartment #6398039
                        30
                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 1 BR
                          • 1 BA
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Apartment #1398797a
                          2
                            • 5 BR
                            • 2 BA
                            • Sleeps 10
                            Apartment #1745939
                              • Studio
                              • 1 BA
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Studio #1461913a
                              1
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Apartment #1486490a
                                  avg/night
                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Apartment #8165852
                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                    avg/night
                                    • 1 BR
                                    • 1 BA
                                    • Sleeps 2
                                    Apartment #6824541
                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      House #2567245
                                      1
                                        avg/night
                                        • 1 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 2
                                        Apartment #1503034a
                                        Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 2 BA
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Apartment #2136289
                                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Separate Toilet
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            Apartment #1465477a
                                              • 1 BR
                                              • 1 BA
                                              • Sleeps 2
                                              Apartment #6895991
                                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 3 BA
                                                • Sleeps 8
                                                House #1558346a
                                                  avg/night
                                                  • Studio
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Apartment #1300939a
                                                  1
                                                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Apartment #6896010
                                                      • 3 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 8
                                                      Apartment #3784354
                                                        • 1 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Chalet #766965
                                                          avg/night
                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Separate Toilet
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Apartment #4568328
                                                          Viewed 34 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            • 1 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                            Apartment #1845931
                                                            Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                              Apartment #1442796a
                                                                avg/night
                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Separate Toilets
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                House #1082523vb
                                                                Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                  Apartment #6301038
                                                                    • 5 BR
                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Apartment #1895221
                                                                      avg/night
                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 5 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Villa #4548719
                                                                      Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        avg/night
                                                                        • 3 BR
                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 7
                                                                        Apartment #6014509
                                                                        4
                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Apartment #501095vb
                                                                          Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 4 BR
                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                            • Separate Toilet
                                                                            • Sleeps 7
                                                                            House #4270038
                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                              • 2 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 8
                                                                              Chalet #1117107a
                                                                              4
                                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                (12 reviews)
                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                • 6 BR
                                                                                • 3 BA
                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                • Sleeps 20
                                                                                Chalet #6265368
                                                                                12
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #1393768a
                                                                                  1
                                                                                    • 1 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 2
                                                                                    Apartment #6866875
                                                                                    Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Good! 3.9/5
                                                                                      (20 reviews)
                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                      • Studio
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Apartment #1586483
                                                                                      20
                                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                        (22 reviews)
                                                                                        avg/night
                                                                                        • Studio
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                                        • Sleeps 2
                                                                                        Studio #6165812
                                                                                        22
                                                                                        Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                          (6 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #6668883
                                                                                          6
                                                                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            avg/night
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 2 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Apartment #1477772a
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 6 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 11
                                                                                              Boat #8173976
                                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                                Apartment #844450a
                                                                                                6
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                  Apartment #943616a
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                                                                                                  Geneva Holiday Apartments & Homes (56)

                                                                                                   

                                                                                                  Recent Reviews

                                                                                                  Quiet and very pleasant stay,-including neighbors

                                                                                                  4 of 5
                                                                                                  The flat is just as described. The owner and concierge were both very helpful. Restaurants and local access to grocery store very nearby, with good bus service but also walkable. I had to return by bus one night after 11 p.m. and felt very safe walking from bus stop to apartment. Certainly will look to stay again. One small drawback for me was how rainy Geneva was for the entire stay!
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2017
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                  Interesting and friendly chalet in a great location

                                                                                                  4 of 5
                                                                                                  This is a lovely chalet for a family or group of good friends. It has an interesting and relaxing style with a great communal living area for dining or sitting around the fabulous glass surround stove which can open out into an open fire. There are two separate bedrooms and a characterful loft area which has three double beds and, if required, a baby's cot. It is well equipped (although we made the mistake of using several electrical machines together which caused problems. The owner, who we could always contact, guided us on how to sort ourselves out). It is in a great location near Les Rousses and many of the ski slopes, and with friendly neighbours who helped us when our cars got stuck under the snow. A very special holiday. Anna H
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017