Destination guide

Head to the relaxing city of Lake Como

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


Sightseeing in and around Lake Como

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

  • 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 highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lake Como

Whether you're an adventurous traveller 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 centre:

  • 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

Travelling to and around Lake Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16.1 mi (25.9 km) from the city centre. 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. Utilise the area's public transport and catch a ride on the metro at Lecco Maggianico Station or Como Nord Lago Station to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lake Como?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,788 holiday rentals around Lake Como. From 427 villas to 2,521 flats & 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 Lake Como is on Stayz.

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

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Lake Como. From Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Bellagio: 2,620 holiday rentals
  • Varenna: 2,511 holiday rentals
  • Como: 1,048 holiday rentals
  • Menaggio: 2,881 holiday rentals
  • Central Station: 1,469 holiday rentals

Stayz offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Lake Como! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Lake Como?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Lake Como with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Bellagio: 2,620 holiday homes
  • Varenna: 2,511 holiday homes
  • Como: 1,048 holiday homes
  • Menaggio: 2,881 holiday homes
  • Tremezzo: 2,430 holiday homes

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

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

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Lake Como. From Stayz travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Villa Carlotta: 3,805 holiday rentals
  • Corriere della Sera: 2,960 holiday rentals
  • Politecnico di Milano: 2,955 holiday rentals
  • Vittore Buzzi Children's Hospital: 2,967 holiday rentals
  • Villa Manzoni: 3,107 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Lake Como listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

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