Where to stay near Switzerland?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 12,072 holiday rentals near Switzerland. From 9,691 Studios to 9,669 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Switzerland is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Switzerland?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Switzerland. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Lucerne: 692 holiday rentals
  • Zermatt: 1,010 holiday rentals
  • Interlaken: 831 holiday rentals
  • Geneva: 55 holiday rentals
  • Lauterbrunnen: 696 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Switzerland! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Switzerland?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Switzerland with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Lucerne: 692 holiday homes
  • Zermatt: 1,010 holiday homes
  • Interlaken: 831 holiday homes
  • Geneva: 55 holiday homes
  • Lauterbrunnen: 696 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Switzerland?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Switzerland are:

  • Air Base Airport (ZIN): 1,049 holiday houses
  • Zurich Airport (ZRH): 179 holiday houses
  • Lausanne (QLS-Blecherette): 148 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Switzerland?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Switzerland. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Verbier Ski Resort: 2,980 holiday rentals
  • Matterhorn: 1,297 holiday rentals
  • Zermatt-Furi Gondola: 540 holiday rentals
  • Saas-Fee Ski Resort: 1,347 holiday rentals
  • Geneve-Secheron Station: 59 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Switzerland listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Enjoying Scenic Views from a Swiss Holiday Home

A holiday in Switzerland has something for everyone. From snowcapped mountains to lush green lawns, you’d have loads to see here. Nestled between France, Italy, Germany and Austria; Switzerland also offers you an ideal base to explore these fascinating neighbouring countries. Home to the world famous Swiss cheese and chocolates, you’d have plenty to taste. What’s more, the stunning views from your holiday villa, chalet or rental would be just perfect to create that unforgettable holiday!

Exploring the Natural Diversity of Switzerland

No holiday to Switzerland would be complete without visiting the popular skiing destination of Bernese Oberland. You’d truly enjoy skiing in its nine world-class destinations in the Alps. Should you visit in summer, it would be perfect to make the most of the fresh air by walking in the green landscapes dotted by snow-capped mountains. A holiday to Valais is perfect to try a number of outdoor activities. You could try skiing, climbing or even downhill biking on it fascinating mountains. If you want to try some extreme adventure sports, then you won’t be disappointed. From bungee jumping to paragliding, and even water rafting, there’s lots of sporting action. The breathtaking sights at Lake Geneva would be the highlight of your holiday. You’d get to enjoy enchanting castles, beautiful cathedrals, and vineyards coupled with all the other Swiss delights. The nightlife is also truly enjoyable. Visit Graubunden to soak up the natural beauty of the Swiss National Park and Ela Nature Park.

Enjoying the Perfect Swiss Holiday

It’s difficult to have a dull moment in a Swiss holiday. The diverse natural topography will give you countless activities to choose from. The Alpine ski resorts are perfect for enjoying a white holiday. From skiing to snowboarding and even cross –country skiing, there is a snow sport for every holiday maker. Try snow shoe hiking in the white forests or bobsleighing along winding icy tracks. Should you visit in summer, you would be able to enjoy the pure joys of outdoor activities. Even a simple walk in the picturesque countryside is perfect to forget the stresses of daily life. The fantastic mountains are perfect for hiking, climbing or even mountain biking. Don’t be surprised if you discover a natural pool high in the mountains, it’s just one of the perks of exploring the natural wonders of Switzerland. Visit the Alpine dairies and take back a cowbell as a souvenir of your holiday. From tempting chocolates to precision clocks, discover the many products the Swiss are known for.

Choosing the Perfect Climate in Switzerland

The best time to enjoy the warm summer is between June and September with temperatures soaring to a maximum of 25 degrees Celsius. For a white holiday, you could visit between mid-November and April. The winters tend to be chilly with temperatures falling below the zero mark in the mountains. But, winter is also perfect for skiing and enjoying a hot cup of chocolate in your Swiss holiday cottage.

Getting to Switzerland

To reach your Swiss holiday rental, you could chose to land in Zurich Airport (ZRH), Bern Belp Airport (BRN) or Geneva Cointrin International Airport (GVA). You can choose from a host of airlines flying regularly to the country from the UK.