Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Brissago

The parks, mountains and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Brissago. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Villa Taranto Botanical Garden and Isola Bella Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Brissago

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brissago a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Golf Premeno (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Pian di Sole Ski Centre (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Splash and Spa (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Brissago

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Brissago. 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 (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mount Cardada (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brissago

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Brissago?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 650 holiday rentals near Brissago. From 133 Houses to 18 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brissago for a long holiday or a weekend break is on Stayz.

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

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 Brissago:

  • Maccagno: 151 holiday homes
  • Vira (Gambarogno): 57 holiday homes
  • Carona: 18 holiday homes
  • Laveno: 45 holiday homes
  • Piazzogna: 56 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 Brissago?

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

  • Cannobio Ferry Terminal: 2,221 holiday rentals
  • Locarno (ZJI-Locarno Train Station): 1,081 holiday rentals
  • STRESA (Station): 2,720 holiday rentals
  • Carciano Ferry Terminal: 2,690 holiday rentals
  • Parisi Valle Civic Museum: 2,400 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 133 Houses in Brissago. Our other popular types of Brissago holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 18 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 490 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 6 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 Brissago?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 207 holiday homes with pool available in Brissago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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