18 Spectacular Airbnb Rentals in Switzerland

Have you ever felt the urge to run away with the circus? Are you fascinated by micro homes? Or have you wondered what it feels like to sleep in a Mongolian yurt?

When it comes to planning a getaway, most of us pick a location first before choosing the accommodation: "Let's spend a weekend in Basel! Where shall we stay?"

We are going to turn this around and put the focus on the accommodation. Airbnb is a service that matches up travelers in need of a bed with hosts who have a space to spare. We have used this service in cities like Milan, New York and Tokyo, and we are tempted to use Airbnb in Switzerland, too.

I have bookmarked a bunch of Swiss Airbnb hosts who are thinking outside the box. The thing is that their rentals are pretty tough to find because the locations are not exactly prime. Or have you ever considered a getaway to Ganterschwil, St. Gallen?

Here are 18 of Switzerland’s most unique Airbnb rentals we are dying to stay at:

 

Time travel in this 1960's vintage trailer (Lake Lucerne)

Airbnb Rollhotel Luzern
 

Hop on a vintage trip in this yellow VW bus from 1978 (Zürich)

Airbnb - Vintage VW Bus Bulli
 

Live like a vagabond in this circus wagon (Appenzell Ausserrhoden)

Airbnb - Vagabond Trailer
 

Count sheep, cats and hens as your neighbors when you stay at the designer circus wagon "Rossö" (on a meadow near Zürich)

Airbnb - Bullerby Zirkuswagen
 


 

Or enjoy the (exterior) sauna that comes with this circus wagon (Thurgau)

Airbnb - Zirkuswagen in Thurgau
 

Go micro at this pod house on a Swiss farm (St. Gallen)

Airbnb - Micro Houses Ganterschwil
 

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Feel like a princess at this three story tower that comes with a pool (Neuchâtel)

Airbnb - La Tourelle
 

Cozy up in this beautiful cottage in the Verzasca Valley (Ticino)

Airbnb - Cottage in Verzasca Valley
 

Feel Swiss at this tiny farmer's chalet in the middle of nature (Valais)

Airbnb - Swiss Chalet in Valais
 

The house at the end of the street used to belong to the rail company (Bern)

Airbnb - Railway Control House
 

 

Have a romantic night in a wine barrel (Jenins)

Airbnb - Wine Barrell
 

Check out this "deluxe" yurt for a party of four (St. Gallen)

Airbnb - Mongolian Yurt Switzerland
 

This yurt is set on the small island Lützelau (Rapperswil)

Airbnb - Yurte Luetzelau
 

Cuddle up in this bijou located right next to the ski lift (Grindelwald)

Airbnb - Grindelwald Chalet
 

Go rustic in this cutesy Swiss cottage (Valais)

Airbnb - Rustic Swiss Cottage in Valais
 

Or go luxury in this mansion by the lake (Sarnen)

Airbnb - Modern Lake House Sarnen
 

While we're at it: This Lavaux mansion has an amazing deck (Montreux)

Airbnb - Montreux Mansion with Deck
 

The most expensive night in Switzerland? It's possibly on this yacht on Lake Geneva, starting at CHF 3502 per night...

https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/6376113

Airbnb - Switzerland Yacht
 

We never said they were cheap - just unique!

Sign up for Airbnb and get 20 francs off your first stay
 

(All photographs copyright Airbnb)

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