Vacation Rentals in Switzerland

Vacation Rentals in Switzerland

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8 nights
$1,342
$1,079
$134 / night
20% discount
Fri, 10/15 - Sat, 10/23
Vacation rental for 6 people, with balcony, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 269ft²
4.6
(54 reviews)
7 nights
$1,743
$1,588
$226 / night
9% discount
Sat, 10/16 - Sat, 10/23
Vacation rental for 8 people, with terrace
8 pers., 4 bedrooms, 1,722ft²
4.8
(12 reviews)
7 nights
$1,890
$1,771
$253 / night
6% discount
Sat, 10/16 - Sat, 10/23
Vacation rental for 8 people, with terrace
8 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,345ft²
4.6
(9 reviews)

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from
$70
per night

Guesthouse for 2 people, with lake view and terrace as well as view, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 30yd to the lake
FREE cancellation
3.6
(908 reviews)

from
$87
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 1,076ft²
FREE cancellation
4.0
(16 reviews)

from
$505
per night

Vacation rental for 8 people, with sauna and lake view as well as garden
8 pers., 5 bedrooms, 3,552ft², 850yd to the lake
FREE cancellation
4.9
(4 reviews)
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from
$738
per night

Vacation rental for 12 people, with jacuzzi and garden as well as sauna
12 pers., 5 bedrooms, 2,077ft²
4.1
(9 reviews)

from
$55
per night

Vacation apartment for 4 people, with terrace, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedroom
4.7
(51 reviews)

from
$62
per night

Vacation rental for 4 people, with balcony and pool, with pets
4 pers., 1 bedroom, 388ft²
3.8
(51 reviews)

from
$77
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden, with pets
6 pers., 1 bedroom, 377ft²
3.6
(19 reviews)

from
$121
per night

Vacation apartment for 2 people, with terrace, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 506ft²
4.8
(3 reviews)

from
$22
per night

Vacation apartment for 10 people
10 pers., 1 bedroom
4.6
(4 reviews)

from
$77
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with balcony, with pets
6 pers., 1 bedroom, 377ft²
4.2
(15 reviews)

from
$68
per night

Vacation apartment for 2 people, with balcony
2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.6
(23 reviews)

from
$104
per night

Vacation apartment for 2 people, with pool and garden, child-friendly
2 pers., 506ft², 200yd to the lake
4.2
(89 reviews)
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Pet-friendly Vacation Rentals
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from
$56
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with balcony, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 269ft²
4.6
(54 reviews)

from
$98
per night

Vacation apartment for 3 people, with terrace, with pets
3 pers., 1 bedroom
4.7
(13 reviews)

from
$164
per night

Vacation apartment for 6 people, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 538ft²
4.4
(5 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Pool
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from
$60
per night

Vacation apartment for 4 people, with sauna and pool as well as balcony
4 pers., 560ft²

from
$57
per night

Vacation rental for 2 people, with balcony and lake view as well as view
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 689ft², 350yd to the lake
4.3
(277 reviews)

from
$73
per night

Vacation apartment for 6 people, with pool and garden, with pets
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 323ft²
4.5
(25 reviews)
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Vacation Rentals with Internet
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from
$158
per night

Vacation apartment for 2 people, with balcony and jacuzzi
2 pers., 1 bedroom
3.9
(76 reviews)

from
$144
per night

Vacation apartment for 2 people, with terrace and jacuzzi, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedroom, 549ft²
4.6
(21 reviews)

from
$164
per night

Vacation rental for 6 people, with garden
6 pers., 3 bedrooms
4.5
(21 reviews)
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Highlights Switzerland

  • Paradise for winter sports enthusiasts
  • Worth a trip all year round
  • Cycling
  • Nature and culture in perfection

Most popular in Switzerland

Internet 7,953
Pets allowed 2,829
Balcony/Terrace 7,592
TV 7,938
Garden 3,563
Parking 7,402

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Prices and availability

Prices

October
November
December
January
February
March
$314
Sep 25 - Oct 02
$230 per night
Oct 02 - Oct 09
$230 per night
Oct 09 - Oct 16
$233 per night
Oct 16 - Oct 23
$235 per night
Oct 23 - Oct 30
$234 per night
Oct 30 - Nov 06
$238 per night
Nov 06 - Nov 13
$236 per night
Nov 13 - Nov 20
$233 per night
Nov 20 - Nov 27
$238 per night
Nov 27 - Dec 04
$248 per night
Dec 04 - Dec 11
$253 per night
Dec 11 - Dec 18
$259 per night
Dec 18 - Dec 25
$282 per night
Dec 25 - Jan 01
$307 per night
Jan 01 - Jan 08
$311 per night
Jan 08 - Jan 15
$288 per night
Jan 15 - Jan 22
$271 per night
Jan 22 - Jan 29
$276 per night
Jan 29 - Feb 05
$287 per night
Feb 05 - Feb 12
$300 per night
Feb 12 - Feb 19
$309 per night
Feb 19 - Feb 26
$314 per night
Feb 26 - Mar 05
$314 per night
Mar 05 - Mar 12
$296 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

October
November
December
January
February
March
69 %
Sep 25 - Oct 02
54 %
Oct 02 - Oct 09
53 %
Oct 09 - Oct 16
54 %
Oct 16 - Oct 23
59 %
Oct 23 - Oct 30
65 %
Oct 30 - Nov 06
66 %
Nov 06 - Nov 13
69 %
Nov 13 - Nov 20
69 %
Nov 20 - Nov 27
67 %
Nov 27 - Dec 04
65 %
Dec 04 - Dec 11
65 %
Dec 11 - Dec 18
56 %
Dec 18 - Dec 25
43 %
Dec 25 - Jan 01
24 %
Jan 01 - Jan 08
26 %
Jan 08 - Jan 15
52 %
Jan 15 - Jan 22
54 %
Jan 22 - Jan 29
54 %
Jan 29 - Feb 05
45 %
Feb 05 - Feb 12
44 %
Feb 12 - Feb 19
41 %
Feb 19 - Feb 26
37 %
Feb 26 - Mar 05
35 %
Mar 05 - Mar 12
49 %
Percentage of available rentals

Apartments in Switzerland

A holiday apartment in the metropolises of the alpine republic

As Switzerland is one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world, the country also has a correspondingly large number of holiday accommodations in all price ranges. If you are looking for a cosy chalet or a modern holiday home, you will find it especially in the large cities of Lugano, St. Gallen, Lucerne, Zurich, Geneva, Lausanne and Basel, where the proximity to historical and cultural sights is particularly great. Bern, the capital city, also boasts a wide range of accommodation in the city centre, from where you can easily reach all the interesting sights on foot or by public transport within a few minutes.

Peace and relaxation at the foot of majestic peaks

You like it a little quieter and would rather pitch your tents in the middle of nature? This is no problem, especially in Switzerland, because the Alpine republic is full of cosy communities where you can choose from numerous holiday homes, often built in the charming rustic wooden style of the region. Some of the best-known holiday resorts that are worth a visit both in summer and winter include Savognin and Bad Ragaz in the canton of Graubünden, Ascona and Bellizona in Ticino, Appenzell and Elm in eastern Switzerland and Crans Montana and Ferret in Valais.

Holidays in Switzerland

Travelers and Activities

Switzerland for winter sports enthusiasts

In hardly any other country does winter sports play such a major role as in Switzerland. No wonder then that ski tourism is booming in the 20 major ski resorts, from Beils in Graubünden to Zermatt in the Valais. On the more than 4,000 kilometres of slopes, beginners as well as professionals will get their money's worth, especially as there are runs of all levels of difficulty for downhill skiers, snowboarders and tobogganists. If you don't want to go too fast, strap on your cross-country skis and take a lap on the numerous well-prepared cross-country ski runs or go snowshoeing in the fascinating alpine world.

Cycling paradise in the Alps

Switzerland is not only known as a chocolate republic, but also as a cycling country. This is not really surprising either, as the Alps, which make up around 70 percent of Switzerland, offer the backdrop for countless fantastic routes through the country, which is traversed by over 1,600 lakes and countless rugged peaks. While racing cyclists are drawn to challenging pass roads such as the Bernina Pass, the Albuapass or the Sustenpass, which after the ascent entice with rapid descents beyond 100 kilometers per hour, mountain bikers look forward to adrenaline-charged single trails that lead cross-country over hill and dale to the valley. Pleasure cyclists, on the other hand, will find the panoramic routes such as the Rhone Route, the Rhine Route or the particularly attractive Jura Route from Basel to Nyon much quieter.

Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva
Chillon Castle on Lake Geneva

Things to know

Best travel time

Due to the different climatic regions and the broad spectrum of possible activities, it is worth booking a vacation rental in Switzerland at any time of year. While winter sports enthusiasts are drawn to the ski areas from December to well into April thanks to a snow guarantee at high altitudes, cyclists and hikers can look forward to up to eight hours of sunshine between May and September and temperatures that often exceed 20 degrees Celsius. If you are planning a cultural holiday in one of the major cities, you can book your chalet or vacation rental at any time, especially as there is always something going on in Switzerland.

Regular events

The Swiss calendar of events is packed with numerous highlights. From the traditional carnival and the Engadine ski marathon in March to the "Zürcher Sechseläuten" in April and the literature festival "Würfel Komma Dampf" in Leukerbad in July, the Alpine republic has a lot to offer. Other highlights include the techno party "Streetparade", which attracts half a million ravers to Zurich every year, the "Paleo-Rock-Festival" on Lake Geneva and the comic festival "Fumetto" in Lucerne.

In Switzerland it is prohibited by law to keep guinea pigs individually. The legislator therefore prescribes the keeping of at least two animals.

Top 5 travel tips

Morning sun in Zurich
Morning sun in Zurich
Visiting CERN

Anyone interested in the big questions of the world should definitely pay a visit to the CERN nuclear research centre. During a two-hour guided tour, you will gain a comprehensive insight into interesting topics such as the history of the Higgs particles, the origin of the universe and other research topics of the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

Rhine Falls of Schaffhausen

Not far from the picturesque old town of Schaffhausen, Vater Rhein plunges a good 20 metres down 150 metres wide before slowly forming the river that flows into Germany shortly after Basel. You can also get particularly close to the spectacle on board one of the numerous excursion boats that cruise as close as possible to the Rhine Falls, giving you unforgettable moments.

Culinary journey from Rösti to Toblerone

The world owes some culinary delights to Switzerland, which are exported all over the world. Rösti, cheese fondue and raclette, however, taste best in Switzerland. It is best to visit one of the small restaurants, where you will experience Swiss cuisine as unadulterated as possible.

A ride on the panorama train

If you would like to experience the breathtaking Alpine panorama up close without having to set off on your own by bike or hiking boots, book a ride on the Bernina Express. On the 144 km stretch between Chur and Tirano you can enjoy the ride in a comfortable panorama car, while countless peaks over 3,000 metres high pass you by.

Experience Bern

When on holiday in Switzerland, it goes without saying that a side trip to the national capital of Berne is a must. Stroll through the old town, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, visit the Natural History Museum or walk in the footsteps of probably the most brilliant scientist the world has ever produced in the Einsteinhaus.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Switzerland

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Switzerland cost?

The COVID-19 pandemic strongly impacted holidays in 2020. Last year, rentals in Switzerland had an annual average price of around $252.32 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

Travelers who want to save as much as possible visit Switzerland in November, October, and May, the cheapest months of the year, with average prices of $234.81, $236.06, and $238.39 per night, respectively, based on data collected in 2020.

When does the price of vacation rentals in Switzerland go up the most?

When it comes to booking a vacation rental in Switzerland, the highest prices can usually be seen in the month of August (with an average of $278.87 per night), followed by July ($277.05), and February ($265.56).

Is Switzerland a good location for a last-minute getaway?

When going on vacation to Switzerland, it is necessary to be proactive as 54% of rentals are usually booked, according to the data in 2020.

What are the best months for a last-minute getaway?

April, May and September are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of properties free, with respective average availability figures of 56.5%, 55.8%, and 55%.

When are fewer rentals available in Switzerland?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is February (only 21.8% of properties were available on average in 2020). Followed by July (30.25%), and January (33%).

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