Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Morcote

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Morcote. This city has something for everyone. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Olmo are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. 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 and around Morcote

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Morcote a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Swissminiatur (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Sacro Monte Funicular (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Varese Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Morcote

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Morcote is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Mount San Giorgio (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mount Caslano (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Lago di Ghirla (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lake Lugano (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mount Generoso (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Morcote

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Morcote?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 353 holiday lettings around Morcote. From 274 flats & apartments to 7 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 Morcote? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Morcote. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,490 holiday lettings
  • Villa del Balbianello: 3,898 holiday lettings
  • Lake Comabbio: 2,874 holiday lettings
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park: 4,229 holiday lettings
  • Porlezza Harbour: 4,207 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 274 Flats in Morcote. Our other popular types of Morcote holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 7 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 60 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 277 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 Morcote?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 99 holiday homes with pool available in Morcote. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.