Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Brissago

The parks, mountains and lake are the perfect backdrop to your holiday home in Brissago. Travellers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Villa Taranto Botanical Garden and Isola Bella Botanical Garden 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 and around Brissago

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brissago a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Golf Premeno (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Pian di Sole Ski Centre (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Splash and Spa (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brissago

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Brissago. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mount Cardada (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Brissago

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.5 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay around Brissago?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 666 holiday lettings near Brissago. From 136 Houses to 20 Villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Brissago for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

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

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 Brissago:

  • Magadino: 19 holiday homes
  • Cerro: 26 holiday homes
  • Sasso Moro: 23 holiday homes
  • Gerra (Gambarogno): 17 holiday homes
  • Laveno: 46 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 Brissago?

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

  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden: 2,527 holiday lettings
  • Mottarone: 2,451 holiday lettings
  • Stresa Station: 2,531 holiday lettings
  • Stresa-Alpino-Mottarone Cable Car: 2,545 holiday lettings
  • Villa La Palazzola: 2,538 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Brissago 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 Houses in Brissago?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 136 Houses in Brissago. Our other popular types of Brissago holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 20 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 502 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 5 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 Brissago?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 209 holiday homes with pool available in Brissago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Brissago

    1,733 holiday rentals
    471 holiday rentals
    710 holiday rentals
    Tronzano Lago Maggiore
    945 holiday rentals
    1,403 holiday rentals
    1,550 holiday rentals
    San Bernardino Verbano
    1,417 holiday rentals
    668 holiday rentals
    1,005 holiday rentals
    1,569 holiday rentals
    371 holiday rentals
    Pallanza VB
    1,384 holiday rentals
    1,832 holiday rentals
    597 holiday rentals
    810 holiday rentals
    1,586 holiday rentals
    1,152 holiday rentals
    1,035 holiday rentals
    1,354 holiday rentals
    369 holiday rentals