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Make a holiday rental, home or villa in Switzerland your home away from home

Choose Switzerland for your Ski Holidays

Landlocked between France, Italy, Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, Switzerland offers a huge amount of activities and natural beauty. Switzerland is an Alpine country, and therefore offers exceptional skiing in winter, hiking in summer and Swiss Alpine chalets for rent. The capital of Switzerland, Bern, is a melting pot of German, French and Italian cultures, fused with the tidy, prompt and well ordered Swiss mentality.

Places to holiday in Switzerland

Bernese Oberland is a major skiing destination, with 9 world-class destinations high in the Alps. It is spectacularly beautiful, and the walking in the summer is un-rivalled, with clear air, snow capped mountains lush hills and jagged rocks.

Valais, one of the 26 cantons of Switzerland is a fascinating land of mountains; ripe for skiing, climbing and downhill biking, as well as fabulous golf, white water rafting, paragliding and bungee jumping in the summer. There is plenty to entertain a family staying in Valais rental accommodation.

Lake Geneva is considered to be a showcase for all things Swiss. Snowy mountains, vineyards, castles, cathedrals, the lake itself and bustling nightlife can all be enjoyed from a city break to Geneva.

Graubunden, is an almost entirely mountainous canton of Switzerland, and has much of the Swiss National Park and Ela Nature Park within its boundaries.

Things to do in Switzerland

A holiday to Switzerland can take many different forms. Switzerland's Alpine ski resorts and snow sports are legendary. There is fantastic skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, bobsleighing, snow shoe hikes through picturesque snow covered forests and lively après-ski in abundance. Skiing holidays to Switzerland are extremely popular due to not only the authenticity of the country and the lack of crowds, but also the quality of natural and man made resources.

During the summer, the spectacular mountain views and pure air make Switzerland a summer favourite for hiking, walking, climbing and mountain biking. If you discover a natural pool high in the mountains a refreshing dip in some of the most tranquil surroundings in Europe always helps to clear your mind and weary limbs!

The country is wonderfully authentic, and Alpine dairies, Swiss chocolate and clocks are still as prominent as they always have been. It is impossible to sum up all there is on offer in Switzerland in any article less than a full book, but there is undoubtedly something for everyone here, and the unbelievable beauty of much of the country is humbling!

Weather in Switzerland

Summer is warm, lasting from June to September, with average temperatures peaking at around 25°C in July, the busiest tourist period. Switzerland's ski resorts open in mid-November and remain open until April. Winter temperatures can dip as low as -3°C in the mountains during the winter, but average temperatures are around 2°C during the coldest months.

Travel to Switzerland

Switzerland has three main Airports, Zurich Airport (ZRH), Bern Belp Airport (BRN) and Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA), so there is plenty of access to which ever destination you decide to take a holiday rental in Switzerland.

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                  Apartment #1015670
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                    • 2 BR
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                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                      • 3 BR
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                          Exceptional! 5/5
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                          • 1 BR
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                          Apartment #465965
                          21
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                            Excellent! 4.3/5
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                            • 1 BR
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                            6
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                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                              • 3 BR
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                                Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 6
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                                  Good! 3.8/5
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                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Exceptional! 5/5
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                                    • 1 BA
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                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                      • 4 BA
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                                      Chalet #6498548
                                      7
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                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
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                                            • 7 BA
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                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                        Excellent! 4.5/5
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                                                        Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.6/5
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                                                          • 4 BR
                                                          • 3 BA
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                                                          25
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                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
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                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                        Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                        Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.8/5
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                                                                          Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                            34
                                                                            Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                              33
                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
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                                                                                Apartment #4082460
                                                                                20
                                                                                Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
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                                                                                  20
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                                                                                    Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
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                                                                                    12
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 2 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
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                                                                                      2
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
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                                                                                        17
                                                                                        Viewed 72 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
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                                                                                          • 3 BR
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                                                                                          Apartment #1068941
                                                                                          29
                                                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                                            Apartment #2514429
                                                                                            1
                                                                                            Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                              (6 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 2 BR
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                                                                                              Apartment #6561355
                                                                                              6
                                                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                (17 reviews)
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                                                                                                • 5 BR
                                                                                                • 4 BA
                                                                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                • Sleeps 16
                                                                                                Chalet #84902
                                                                                                17
                                                                                                Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                  (10 reviews)
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                                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                                  • Separate Toilets
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                  Chalet #5404174
                                                                                                  10
                                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                    (8 reviews)
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                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                    Chalet #2444989
                                                                                                    8
                                                                                                    Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                                      (13 reviews)
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                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      Apartment #1088449
                                                                                                      13
                                                                                                      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      The best view in Lauterbrunnen!

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      This apartment is just wonderful. The rooms are all spacious. Kitchen is very well appointed. Lots of nice additions, such as a wonderful book collection, dvd's etc. And the views - simply the best view in all of Lauterbrunnen. There are numerous other apartments in chalets in this community, but none have the front row seat of the alps, that this apartment has! The view is simply stunning. The apartment is within walking distance of the town of Lauterbrunnen, which is great, so you don't have to drive and fuss with parking. Such a great base to see the whole region. Most importantly, Diane Black is a wonderful host who took such great care of us. Highly recommend this apartment for anyone considering staying in the area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      The perfect Swiss Chalet

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Great experience renting this property. Great communication prior to our trip, easy to follow instructions regarding access and a truly breath-taking location. 360 degree mountain views and a lovely campsite with pool and bar area just in front of the property. The chalet was fully equipped with everything we could possibly need - kitchen utensils, coffee machine, fridge freezer etc. Bedrooms were cosy and spacious. An overall top experience - hopefully be back someday in the near future.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017