Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Lugano

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lugano. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its shopping, lake and restaurants. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa del Balbianello are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Lugano

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

  • Swissminiatur (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Splash and Spa (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Lugano

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Lugano. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Parco Ciani (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lake Lugano (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Mount Caslano (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Mount Generoso (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lugano

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 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 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Lugano Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Lugano Funicular Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Lugano?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 437 holiday rentals around Lugano. From 86 Houses to 18 Villas, 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 Lugano is on Stayz.

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

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 Lugano:

  • Carona: 18 holiday homes
  • Pregassona: 56 holiday homes
  • Lugano City-Centre: 75 holiday homes
  • Colico Piano: 159 holiday homes
  • Corenno Plinio: 19 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 Lugano?

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

  • Schwimmbad Carona: 957 holiday rentals
  • Palazzo dei Congressi: 973 holiday rentals
  • Lugano Funicular Station: 971 holiday rentals
  • Villa Ciani: 971 holiday rentals
  • Cantonal Art Museum: 967 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 86 Houses in Lugano. Our other popular types of Lugano holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 18 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 323 holiday houses
  • Studios: 323 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lugano?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 153 holiday homes with pool available in Lugano. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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