Destination guide

Travel to historical Bellinzona

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bellinzona. Renowned for its riverfront, archaeology and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Bellinzona

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bellinzona a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Splash and Spa (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Bellinzona

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bellinzona. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Mount Cardada (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Sports Centre (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lake Lugano (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bellinzona

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Bellinzona Station.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Bellinzona?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 340 holiday rentals around Bellinzona. From 67 Houses to 258 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 Bellinzona is on Stayz.

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

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 Bellinzona:

  • Colico Piano: 159 holiday homes
  • Corenno Plinio: 19 holiday homes
  • Maccagno: 161 holiday homes
  • Vira (Gambarogno): 57 holiday homes
  • Carona: 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 Bellinzona?

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

  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,094 holiday rentals
  • Castello di Montebello: 1,084 holiday rentals
  • Villa dei Cedri Civic Museum: 1,086 holiday rentals
  • Museo in Erba: 1,092 holiday rentals
  • Social Theatre of Bellinzona: 1,085 holiday rentals

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

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 67 Houses in Bellinzona. Our other popular types of Bellinzona holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 258 holiday houses
  • Villas: 10 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 3 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 Bellinzona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 113 holiday homes with pool available in Bellinzona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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