Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Lecco is ready to explore

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Lecco. This relaxing and walkable city is well known for its lake, mountain views and coffee shops. Villa Melzi and Villa Carlotta are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Lecco

Are you hoping to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that Lecco has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Funivia Piani d'Erna (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Piani D'erna (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Mount Cornizzolo Aero Club (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Funivia Moggio-Artavaggio (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Barzio - Bobbio Cable Car (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Jungle Raider Park (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Lecco

Travellers enjoy Lecco for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Lecco is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Monte Barro Regional Park (1.6 mi / 2.5 km)
  • Moregallo (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Monte Resegone (3.9 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Monte Due Mani (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Segrino Lake (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Valsassina (8.1 mi / 13 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Lecco

The nearest airport is in Bergamo (BGY-Orio Al Serio), located 20 mi (32.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), which is 25.3 mi (40.6 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Lecco Station. Catch a ride on the metro at Lecco Maggianico Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lecco?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 791 holiday lettings around Lecco. From 515 flats & apartments to 102 villas, 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 Lecco?

Quaint buildings lining picturesque streets, welcoming 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 no less than 196 village holiday properties here. Of course, that may not be quite your holiday style. Luckily, HomeAway has heaps of other choices, including:

  • 141 lakeside holiday accommodation options.
  • 126 waterfront holiday accommodation options.
  • 118 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Lecco?

If you want to know how the locals live, pull back the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort of your very own apartment. You can select from 617 different options on HomeAway. If you make your reservation quick, you could be spending as little as £30 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's style, we've got a range of other self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 143 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Villa: 112 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £47 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 53 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.

Can I stay in Lecco in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a holiday with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school crew, it's always lots of fun hanging out under the same roof! And the good news is that HomeAway has places that'll suit. Apartment holiday rentals are the preferred option here for big groups of guests. Our international database presently has 116 available. The rental options that can cater to large groups in this area include:

  • Are you on the hunt for properties that can house 6 people? We have 359 that will be suitable. The prices start from £33 per night.
  • After a rental property for 5 guests? We have 223 that will suit. Prices start from £35 a night.
  • Organising a trip away with 8 guests? We've got 141 holiday rentals that match your requirements. Prices start from £43 per night.

So don't fret! When you book with us you can bring along your dad, your sister and all your buddies to Lecco.