Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Como is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Como. This walkable city is known for its lake, boating and cafes. Take in top local attractions such as Cathedral of Como and Volta Temple. 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 Como

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Como a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Como-Brunate Funicular (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Villa d'Este Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Carimate Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Como

Travellers enjoy Como for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Como. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nesso Waterfalls (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Segrino Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Mount Generoso (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Argegno Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Como San Giovanni Station, Albate-Trecallo Station and Como Albate-Camerlata Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Como Nord Lago Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Como?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,053 holiday lettings around Como. From 139 villas to 704 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a village property in Como?

Romantic winding streets, hospitable locals and a simpler style of living — villages are truly a delight. Are you ready to try out this appealing lifestyle for yourself? HomeAway has 237 village getaway rentals here. Looking for a different atmosphere? See if any of our other properties stand out. Our selection here includes:

  • 197 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 161 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 159 city-centre holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Como?

Forget about impersonal hotel rooms. Soak up this destination from the comfort and convenience of your own apartment. You can choose from 854 different options on HomeAway. If you get in quick, you could be spending as little as £26 a night. Or perhaps you'd rather try one of the area's other popular self-catering accommodation options, like:

  • House: 179 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Villa: 144 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 79 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £39 per night.

Can I stay in Como in a large group?

Sometimes it can be tricky finding the time to meet up with your relatives and friends. A group trip is an ideal opportunity to come together. If you were hoping to stay under the same roof, HomeAway has options to suit. 165 apartment holiday rentals are ready to be booked. Presently, they're the leading choice here for large groups. Properties around this area that are just right for bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 238 properties appropriate for that size. Spend a night for as little as £32.
  • Require a rental property for 5 people? We have 127 that will be ideal. Prices begin at just £39 per night.
  • Searching for properties for rent to suit 8 guests? You'll be happy to know we have 86 that'll be ideal. You can score one from just £68 per night.

You and all your buddies will be well looked after when you organise your Como adventure with us!

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Como?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Write a new chapter with those who truly matter and organise a cost-conscious getaway with HomeAway. Bicocca is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 53 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £60 a night, you can see why. Villa San Giovanni is another place to check out. We have 20 and the average price is around £64 per night.

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