Destination guide

Delight in the lakeside landscape of Orta San Giulio

The area's history and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Orta San Giulio. Renowned for its lake, coffee shops and cheese shops, this city welcomes all visitors. Sacred Mountain of Varallo and Borromeo Plaza are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Orta San Giulio

Do you want to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Orta San Giulio a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Maggiora Offroad Arena Autodromo Pragiarolo (6.1 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Maggiora Park (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Golf Club Alpino di Stresa (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • Iles des Borromees Golf Club (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Stresa-Alpino-Mottarone Cable Car (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • Adventure Park (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Orta San Giulio

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Orta San Giulio is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden (11.7 mi / 18.8 km)
  • Lake Orta (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Mottarone (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Alpinia Botanical Garden (7.5 mi / 12.1 km)
  • Villa Pallavicino Park (9 mi / 14.4 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Orta San Giulio

Fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), the closest airport, located 18.1 mi (29.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), which is 27.8 mi (44.7 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Orta-Miasino Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Orta San Giulio?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 866 holiday lettings around Orta San Giulio. From 205 houses to 485 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 Orta San Giulio?

Small, winding streets, friendly locals and a slower pace of living — villages are truly something special. Are you ready to savour this sought-after lifestyle for yourself? HomeAway offers 188 village holiday rentals here. Open to more ideas? HomeAway has tons more rental options to discover, including:

  • 170 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 128 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 123 lake-view holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Orta San Giulio?

Forget about sterile hotel rooms. Take in this destination from the comfort of your own apartment. You'll be able to choose from 536 different options via HomeAway. If you book quick, you could spend as little as £33 a night. Or maybe you'd rather go for one of the area's other sought-after self-catering accommodation options, such as:

  • House: 219 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £23 per night.
  • Villa: 159 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Hotel: 58 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.

Can I stay in Orta San Giulio in a large group?

The recipe for a memorable escape is chilling out with friends and family in a completely new place. If you're hitting the road with a large group, HomeAway can help you. Apartment holiday rentals are the most popular option for larger sized groups, with 95 featured here. If you're hoping to travel in a big group, the holiday rental options that can cater to you include:

  • If yours is a party of 6, we offer 340 properties appropriate for that size. Stay a night for as little as £33.
  • If you have 5 in your family, you'll be delighted to learn that there are 240 rental accommodation that are perfect. You can book one for as little as £35 per night.
  • Organising a trip away with 8 guests? We have 124 accommodation for rent that fit the bill. Prices start from £69 a night.

So don't fear! When you travel with us you can bring your aunt, your grandma and all your buddies to Orta San Giulio.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Orta San Giulio?

There are friends, there is family and then there are friends that become family. Write a new chapter with those you hold dearest and book a budget-friendly escape with HomeAway. When it comes to finding an awesome deal, your first port of call ought to be Cocquio. Here, HomeAway has 4 holiday rentals at an average price of £64 a night. Another 26 HomeAway holiday rentals are on offer in or around Reno. With an average price of £74 per night, you're sure to get a deal worth telling your friends about.