Where to stay around Cosenza?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 439 holiday lettings near Cosenza. From 166 Houses to 140 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cosenza is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cosenza?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cosenza. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Scalea: 189 holiday homes
  • Bonifati: 109 holiday homes
  • Belvedere Marittimo: 110 holiday homes
  • Diamante: 114 holiday homes
  • Cosenza: 47 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cosenza! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cosenza?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cosenza with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Scalea: 189 holiday lettings
  • Bonifati: 109 holiday lettings
  • Belvedere Marittimo: 110 holiday lettings
  • Diamante: 114 holiday lettings
  • Cosenza: 47 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Cosenza?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Cosenza. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Amarelli Licorice Factory: 74 holiday rentals
  • Sanctuary of S. Maria della Grotta: 347 holiday rentals
  • Cetraro Marina Beach: 138 holiday rentals
  • Ruderi Monastero di Colloreto: 99 holiday rentals
  • Cirella Island: 249 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cosenza listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Make A Holiday Rental Apartment in Cosenza, Italy, Your Home Away From Home

Cosenza is located in the Calabria region in the south of Italy, and has around a quarter of a million inhabitants in its total urban area. The city is steeped in history, and has been an important cultural centre from ancient times through to this very day. Self catering accommodation in Cosenza is an ideal way to spend time in this wonderful city, and acts as the perfect base to explore the region. Equipped to the highest standards, an apartment in Cosenza places you near to museums, theatres and much more besides.

Things to Do on Holiday in Cosenza, Italy

Cosenza has a great deal to offer those who are interested in the outdoors, as the city acts as the gateway to La Silva, an area of woods, lakes and mountains. During the summer, it is possible to mountain bike around here, and during the winter, several areas act as ski resorts. In Cosenza itself, one can expect to find an array of leisure activities, which include parks to go jogging through, tennis courts and swimming pools. There are also frequent plays on at the theatre as well as the occasional opera to be seen.

Places to Visit on Holiday in Cosenza, Italy

Cosenza has a wealth of places to see, from castles to cathedrals. Hohenstaufen castle was originally built by the Saracens in around the year 1000 A.D. It was added to over the years, and also knocked down several times by earthquakes. It makes for a lovely photo, and affords some excellent views, although visitors to its interior may be disappointed. The cathedral has an interesting history and is well worth visiting. It was originally built in the 11th century, and again like the castle, was destroyed by earthquakes, rebuilt, and even covered by a baroque superstructure. There are many more churches besides, and a visit to the helpful tourist office is advisable to make the most of your holidays in Cosenza.

Weather in Cosenza, Italy

Compared to some areas of Italy, the weather in Cosenza is actually quite cool. The warmest months of July and August see maximum averages of just above twenty degrees Celsius, whilst the winter minimum averages see lows of zero. Visiting in the summer for your holidays in Cosenza is therefore recommended, especially as July is also the driest month. November and December see the heaviest rainfalls, and sometimes, there can be up to over two inches in one month.

Travel to Cosenza, Italy

The nearest airport to Cosenza is Lamezia Terme (SUF), which is about an hour’s drive away from the city itself. This terminal takes flights in from Milan and Rome, however, two airlines – Air Berlin and Monarch, operate flights directly from the United Kingdom from London Gatwick (LGW). If you are staying in self catering accommodation in Cosenza, then you will need to arrange Some form of transport to get from the airport and to the apartment. A taxi might be fifty Euros or more, so if you were thinking to hire a car, then it might be wise to pick it up from the airport.