Destination guide

Head to the historical city of Varese

Come and experience Varese and its monuments, history and culture. This city's gardens, lake and archaeology draw many visitors. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Olmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Varese

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Varese has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Varese Golf Club (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Sacro Monte Funicular (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (10.9 mi / 17.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Varese

Travellers appreciate the beautiful gardens and panoramic lake views, which is just a taste of what Varese has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Varese is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (15.3 mi / 24.6 km)
  • Estensi Gardens (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Lake Varese (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Parco Regionale di Campo dei Fiori (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Lago di Ghirla (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Varese

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 13.2 mi (21.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 14.3 mi (23.1 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Varese Station.

Where to stay near Varese?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 846 holiday rentals near Varese. From 175 Houses to 511 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Varese for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Varese:

  • Maccagno: 148 holiday homes
  • Vira (Gambarogno): 56 holiday homes
  • Carona: 18 holiday homes
  • Laveno: 44 holiday homes
  • Piazzogna: 53 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 Varese?

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

  • Estense Palace: 3,477 holiday rentals
  • Antiquarium: 3,512 holiday rentals
  • Collegiata: 3,512 holiday rentals
  • Parco Archeologico di Castelseprio: 3,408 holiday rentals
  • Chiesa di Santa Maria Foris Portas: 3,512 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 175 Houses in Varese. Our other popular types of Varese holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 511 holiday houses
  • Villas: 123 holiday houses
  • Studios: 510 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Varese?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 269 holiday homes with pool available in Varese. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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