Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Como is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Como. This walkable city is known for its lake, boating and cafes. Take in top local attractions such as Cathedral of Como and Volta Temple. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Como

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Como a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Como-Brunate Funicular (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Villa d'Este Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Carimate Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Como

Travellers enjoy Como for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Como. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nesso Waterfalls (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Segrino Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Mount Generoso (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Argegno Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Como San Giovanni Station, Albate-Trecallo Station and Como Albate-Camerlata Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Como Nord Lago Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Como?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,063 holiday rentals around Como. From 169 Houses to 689 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 around Como is on Stayz.

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

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 Como:

  • Como City Centre: 243 holiday homes
  • Central Station: 1,249 holiday homes
  • Ponte Seveso: 274 holiday homes
  • Rondò - Torretta: 18 holiday homes
  • Zona Padova: 219 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 Como?

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

  • Castello Baradello: 2,744 holiday rentals
  • Volta Temple (Tempio Voltiano): 2,807 holiday rentals
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,909 holiday rentals
  • Como Albate-Camerlata Station: 2,658 holiday rentals
  • Como Nord Lago Station: 2,832 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Como 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 Como?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 169 Houses in Como. Our other popular types of Como holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 689 holiday houses
  • Villas: 131 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 5 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Como?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 201 holiday homes with pool available in Como. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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