Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Lake Como

The lake and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Lake Como. Travelers like the cafés, boating and local tours in this relaxing and scenic city. Villa Carlotta and Villa del Balbianello are just a couple of the must-sees. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Lake Como

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Lake Como a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jungle Raider Park (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (5.1 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lake Como

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Lake Como is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Villa Melzi Gardens (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Villa Serbelloni (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • La Punta Spartivento (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Nesso Waterfalls (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Argegno Beach (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Lake Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Bergamo (BGY-Orio Al Serio), which is 30.2 mi (48.5 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lierna Station, Fiumelatte Station and Mandello del Lario Olcio Station are the main stations in the city. Utilize the area's public transportation and catch a ride on the metro at Lecco Maggianico Station or Como Nord Lago Station to more easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near Lake Como?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 4,324 house rentals near Lake Como. From 844 Houses to 535 Villas, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Lake Como for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Lake Como?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Lake Como. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Switzerland: 10,764 vacation rentals
  • Milan: 2,563 vacation rentals
  • Varenna: 2,793 vacation rentals
  • Bellagio: 2,917 vacation rentals
  • Locarno: 693 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Como! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Como?

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

  • Milan: 2,563 rentals
  • Varenna: 2,793 rentals
  • Bellagio: 2,917 rentals
  • Locarno: 693 rentals
  • Lugano: 454 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when travelling by plane to Lake Como?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of lodging choices in Lake Como are:

  • Como (QCM-Como Seaplane Base): 2,978 home rentals
  • Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport (BGY): 651 home rentals
  • Lugano Airport (LUG): 965 home rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holiday in Lake Como?

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

  • Porta Nuova: 2,611 vacation homes
  • Milan Central Station: 2,610 vacation homes
  • Bollate Nord Station: 2,997 vacation homes
  • Menaggio Beach: 4,224 vacation homes
  • Verzasca Dam: 1,074 vacation homes

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Como 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.

Explore destinations around Lake Como

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