Destination guide

Historic Sion will entice you

The area's cathedral and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Sion. This city's biking, soccer games and coffeehouses draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Sion

Are you searching for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Sion a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf Club of Sion (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Veysonnaz Cable Car (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Thyon TVT (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Nax Ski Area (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Dzorniva Ski Lift (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Pas de Maimbre (4.7 mi / 7.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Sion

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Sion is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • St.Leonard Underground Lake (3.4 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Derborence Lake (8 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Geronde Lake (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Peak Walk (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Mount Fort (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Glacier 3000 (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Sion

Fly into Sion (SIR), the closest airport, located 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from the city center.

If you're traveling by train, you can make your way to Sion Station.

How many vacation rentals are available around Sion?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,156 house rentals around Sion. From 209 Houses to 531 Chalets, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Sion is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Sion?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sion:

  • Verbier: 344 vacation rentals
  • Villars-sur-Ollon: 246 vacation rentals
  • Gstaad: 140 vacation rentals
  • Ovronnaz: 142 vacation rentals
  • La Tzoumaz: 304 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Sion?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Sion. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sion Cathedral and Fortress: 4,485 home rentals
  • Museum of Archaeology: 4,460 home rentals
  • Museum of History: 4,481 home rentals
  • Sion Olympic Swimming Pool: 4,415 home rentals
  • Sion Station: 4,406 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sion listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Sion?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 209 Houses in Sion. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sion include:

  • Chalets: 531 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 2,336 lodging choices
  • Villas: 70 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Studios and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sion?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 476 vacation homes with pool available in Sion.

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