Where to stay around Como?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 979 holiday lettings near Como. From 591 apartments to 168 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Como for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Como:

  • Portello: 123 holiday homes
  • Bovisa: 101 holiday homes
  • Villa San Giovanni: 21 holiday homes
  • Gallaratese: 28 holiday homes
  • Prato Centenaro: 33 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Como?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Como. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villa Carlotta: 3,558 holiday lettings
  • Bellagio Port: 3,611 holiday lettings
  • Menaggio Beach: 3,595 holiday lettings
  • Bollate Nord Station: 2,620 holiday lettings
  • Autodromo Nazionale Monza: 2,953 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Como listed on HomeAway 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 apartments in Como?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 591 apartments in Como. Our other popular types of Como holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 168 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 133 self catering accommodations
  • Chateaus: 12 self catering accommodations

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 Como?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 216 holiday homes with pool available in Como. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home, apartment, or villa, in Como, Italy your home away from home

    The city of Como is the capital of the Province of Como in the north of Italy in the Lombardy region. Situated at the southern tip of the beautiful Lake Como, the city of Como is one of the major cities of the area and benefits from views up Lake Como, the third largest lake in Italy. The historic city has much to see, and the area is renowned for its stunning scenery so a holiday in Como self catering accommodation would be ideal for holidaymakers looking for a variety of attractions.

    Things to do on holiday in Como, Italy

    Obviously Lake Como features quite highly in any holidaymaker’s itinerary, and in many of the self catering accommodations around Como you can benefit from the most spectacular views over the lake. Different holiday homes and apartments in Como offer different things but if you’re looking for a peaceful retreat you will certainly be able to find it here! Those visitors who prefer to be near the heart of the city, and within walking distance of the historic attractions will find there’s some ideal self catering accommodation in Como for you too.

    The point is, when you holiday in accommodation in Como you can do as much or as little as you please. Walks and hikes in the hills surrounding this glacial lake, find waterfalls and pretty villages. Como has plenty to see, and with its great range of excellent restaurant you could eat somewhere different every night. Equally the supermarkets are well stocked if you prefer to cook-in at your self catering accommodation from time to time.

    Places to visit on holiday in Como, Italy

    The city of Como has many places to visit and things to see. A variety of churches include the Duomo (Cathedral) of which construction started in 1396, and the Romanesque basilica of Sant Abbondio which was consecrated in 1095. Other sites include the several impressive villas, the ancient town hall, and a small medieval castle. There are also several museums to see too.

    Lake Como is obviously a major attraction in itself and though it is picture perfect when viewed from your Como accommodation, it is also great when explored by boat. Or travel further around the lake and visit some of the other towns and cities in this beautiful part of Italy. There is Lecco at the tip of the south eastern leg of the lake, or Bellagio to the north. With Switzerland being so close, a day trip into Switzerland from your Como self catering accommodation is perfectly plausible too.

    The weather in Como, Italy

    Como enjoys a humid subtropical climate similar in ways to a Mediterranean climate with hot and humid summers and average high temperatures reach the high 20’s C (low 80’s F). Winter time highs stay mild and very pleasant, though nighttimes can be chilly when the temperature drops. Rainfall is possible throughout the year when staying in self catering accommodation in Como.

    Flights to Como, Italy

    Getting to Como is straightforward as Milan’s Malpensa Airport is within easy reach and should take less than an hour to drive. Choose from many airlines to this, the largest Milan airport, or try one of the smaller airports as an alternative.

    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)

    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)