Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Porto Ceresio

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Porto Ceresio. This city has something for everyone. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Olmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Activities and attractions in and around Porto Ceresio

Do you want to find attractions to see in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Porto Ceresio a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swissminiatur (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Sacro Monte Funicular (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Varese Golf Club (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Porto Ceresio

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto Ceresio is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount San Giorgio (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Lago di Ghirla (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Mount Caslano (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Mount Generoso (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Lake Lugano (6 mi / 9.7 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Porto Ceresio

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.4 mi (34.5 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station serving the city is Porto Ceresio Station.

Where to stay near Porto Ceresio?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 441 holiday rentals near Porto Ceresio. From 91 Houses to 276 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 Porto Ceresio is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Porto Ceresio?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Porto Ceresio:

  • Maccagno: 148 holiday homes
  • Vira (Gambarogno): 57 holiday homes
  • Carona: 18 holiday homes
  • Laveno: 45 holiday homes
  • Piazzogna: 58 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porto Ceresio?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Porto Ceresio. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • PORTO CERESIO (Station): 4,136 holiday rentals
  • Cannobio Ferry Terminal: 2,060 holiday rentals
  • Locarno (ZJI-Locarno Train Station): 1,075 holiday rentals
  • Parisi Valle Civic Museum: 2,245 holiday rentals
  • SESTO CALENDE (Station): 2,088 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Porto Ceresio?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 91 Houses in Porto Ceresio. Our other popular types of Porto Ceresio holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 276 holiday houses
  • Villas: 50 holiday houses
  • Chalets: 3 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Farmhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porto Ceresio?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 114 holiday homes with pool available in Porto Ceresio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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