Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Lugano

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lugano. This romantic and walkable city is well known for its shopping, lake and restaurants. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa del Balbianello 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.


Sightseeing in and around Lugano

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Lugano has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swissminiatur (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Splash and Spa (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (8.9 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lugano

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

  • Parco Ciani (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lake Lugano (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Mount Caslano (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Mount Generoso (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (6.2 mi / 10 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Lugano

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, you can make your way to Lugano Station. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Lugano Funicular Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Lugano?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 464 holiday lettings around Lugano. From 351 flats & apartments to 16 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.

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

  • LAC: 986 holiday lettings
  • Cantonal Art Museum: 987 holiday lettings
  • Piazza della Riforma: 1,122 holiday lettings
  • Villa Ciani: 987 holiday lettings
  • BSí: 1,123 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Lugano 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 Lugano?

Yes, of course. offers 351 Flats in Lugano. Our other popular types of Lugano holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 84 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Lugano?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 154 holiday homes with pool available in Lugano. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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