Destination guide

Travel to historical Bellinzona

The area's history and culture are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Bellinzona. Renowned for its riverfront, archaeology and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Bellinzona

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Bellinzona a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Splash and Spa (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bellinzona

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Bellinzona. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Mount Cardada (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Sports Centre (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lake Lugano (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Bellinzona

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Bellinzona Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bellinzona?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 337 holiday lettings around Bellinzona. From 71 houses to 256 flats & apartments, 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 Bellinzona? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bellinzona. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Villa dei Cedri Civic Museum: 1,073 holiday lettings
  • Castello di Montebello: 1,080 holiday lettings
  • Bellinzona Station: 1,080 holiday lettings
  • Chiesa di San Biagio: 1,070 holiday lettings
  • Sasso Corbaro Castle: 1,070 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. offers 71 Houses in Bellinzona. Our other popular types of Bellinzona holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 256 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 4 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 3 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bellinzona?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 132 holiday homes with pool available in Bellinzona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.