Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Colico

Enjoy the temples and other features of Colico. Renowned for its windsurfing, kitesurfing and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Villa Melzi and Villa Carlotta are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 Colico

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Colico a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Menaggio Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Seggiovia Pescegallo Ski Lift (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Barzio - Bobbio Cable Car (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Funivia Moggio-Artavaggio (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Jungle Raider Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colico

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Colico. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Piona Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Pian di Spagna Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sports Centre (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bellano Ravine (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Grigna Settentrionale Regional Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Colico

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 24 mi (38.7 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Milan (LIN-Linate), which is 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Colico Station or Piona Station and explore the city from there.

How many holiday rentals are available around Colico?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,222 holiday lettings around Colico. From 1,520 flats & apartments to 15 chalets, 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.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Colico? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Colico. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Fort Montecchio: 2,850 holiday lettings
  • Piona Beach: 2,984 holiday lettings
  • Abbey of Piona: 3,015 holiday lettings
  • Piona Abbey: 3,009 holiday lettings
  • Garibaldi Square: 2,795 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Colico listed on 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 Flats in Colico?

Yes, of course. offers 1,520 Flats in Colico. Our other popular types of Colico holiday rentals include:

  • Chalets: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 228 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 413 self catering accommodations

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 Colico?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 636 holiday homes with pool available in Colico. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.