Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Orselina

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Orselina. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Orselina

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Orselina a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Splash and Spa (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Orselina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Orselina is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount Cardada (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mount Caslano (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Orselina

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 38.6 mi (62.1 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Orselina?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 687 holiday lettings around Orselina. From 527 flats & apartments to 17 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 mountain-view property in Orselina?

Fresh air, dramatic vistas and plenty of time out in the wild. If you're looking to unplug and unwind, a mountain retreat is just what the doctor ordered. HomeAway has no less than 186 mountain rental options available. Alternatively, you might prefer trying a different sort of holiday setting. HomeAway has tons of rental options to pick from, including:

  • 90 ocean-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 89 lake-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 52 lakeside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Orselina?

Experience this destination like a local from the comfort of a cosy apartment. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! HomeAway has 503 for you to browse here. How does £44 a night sound? That's what you could be paying if you don't dilly dally! If that doesn't suit your squad's taste, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • House: 124 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £59 per night.
  • Hotel: 23 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £49 per night.
  • Villa: 16 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £152 per night.

Can I stay in Orselina in a large group?

Holidays with your friends and family can be a lot of fun, especially when you're staying under the same roof somewhere entirely new! If you're visiting with a big group, HomeAway can help you. Apartment holiday rentals are the favoured option for big groups of guests, with 50 listed here. If you're travelling in a larger group, the properties for rent that will serve you well include:

  • Searching for properties that can fit 6 of you? We have 87 that will be ideal. The prices start from £96 per night.
  • If you have 5 in your crew, you'll be thrilled to learn that there are 59 rental accommodation perfect. You can get one for as little as £59 a night.
  • Going away with 7 guests? We offer 19 accommodation for rent that will suit. Prices start from £59 per night.

So don't fear! When you book with us you'll be able to bring your uncle, your grandma and all your pals to Orselina.

Where are the cheapest holiday rentals in Orselina?

Those narrow hotel hallways are no place to spend those precious holiday moments! Explore our reasonably priced holiday rentals now and ensure everyone has enough room to spread out. Pino sulla sponda del lago maggiore is perfect for bargain hunters. And with 53 HomeAway holiday rentals at an average price of £73 a night, it isn't difficult to see why. Breno is another great option. We have 13 and the average price is around £95 per night.