HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Make a self catering villa or holiday rental in Ticino, Switzerland your home away from home

Ticino is an Italian-speaking canton situated in the southern foothills of the Alps in southeast Switzerland. The sunny skies draw Italian, Swiss and international visitors to enjoy the fresh mountain area, culture, food and beautiful scenery around Lake Lucerne. Lush wooded hills rise above the blue lakes and red roofs contrast with the bright bougainvillea which flowers here in the summer, giving the area a lovely Mediterranean appeal. The area of Ticino is divided by the Monte Ceneri range which is littered with small villages, each with their own church containing beautiful medieval frescoes and murals of St Christopher, patron saint of travellers.

Things to Do at Ticino, Switzerland Take the Train

A train journey through this alpine countryside offers some breathtaking views of the area, without having to keep your eyes on the road!

Dining Out

Ticino is probably the only place in the world where you can sit on a vine-shaded terrace, eat from an Italian-German menu, enjoy a carafe of local merlot and pay for the meal in Swiss Francs!

Hiking and Biking

Ticino is ideal for those who want to explore the area on foot or by mountain bike from their Ticino holiday rental. There are many trails through the forests leading to small villages where local refreshments can be enjoyed.

Places to Visit in Ticino, Switzerland Swiss Miniature Park Melide

Get your bearings with this delightful 1:25 scale replica of some of Switzerland's best-known landmarks from city monuments to entire villages.

Lugano

Lugano is a cosmopolitan city nestled in a bay between two snow-capped mountain peaks. It is filled with Italianate villas, churches, flowers, parks and plazas and it also has some world-class museums.

Locarno

Separated from Italy by high mountains, this Swiss resort town is a great place to spend some time. Lake Maggiore is a great attraction and you can stroll along the promenade admiring the expensive yachts, take a boat trip or enjoy some watersports. The town is known for its Film and Music Festivals and the colourful Camellia Festival in March.

Bellinzona

This small town is the capital of the Ticino canton. The historic Castelgrande sits above the old town with its unique Medieval houses and is a great place to visit from your Ticino holiday home.

Weather at Ticino, Switzerland

Ticino has cold snowy winters and pleasant warm summers which reach 27°C (80°F). The wettest month is May although showers may fall in any season. Ticino is known for its sunshine averaging 4-9 hours of sunshine per day throughout the year.

Travel to Ticino, Switzerland

The nearest airport to your Ticino holiday rental is at Milan's Malpensa (MXP) Airport.     Arriving by train is a great way to enjoy the local scenery. There are direct trains from Zurich to Lugano which take three hours, or travel on the Bernina, Palm or William Tell Express.

Favorite
    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
    • 1 bedroom
    • 1 bathroom
    • Sleeps 4
    Favorite
      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
      • 1 bedroom
      • 1 bathroom
      • Separate Toilet
      • Sleeps 4
      Favorite
        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
        • 4 bedrooms
        • 1 bathroom
        • Sleeps 5
        Favorite
          Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
          • 2 bedrooms
          • 1 bathroom
          • Sleeps 6
          Favorite
            Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
            • 2 bedrooms
            • 1 bathroom
            • Sleeps 4
            Favorite
              Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
              • 2 bedrooms
              • 1 bathroom
              • Sleeps 6
              Favorite
                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                • 4 bedrooms
                • 2 bathrooms
                • Sleeps 10
                Favorite
                  Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 3 bedrooms
                  • 1 bathroom
                  • Sleeps 5
                  Favorite
                    Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                    • 2 bedrooms
                    • 1 bathroom
                    • Sleeps 5
                    Favorite
                      Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 3 bedrooms
                      • 2 bathrooms
                      • Separate Toilets
                      • Sleeps 6
                      Favorite
                        Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                        • 3 bedrooms
                        • 2 bathrooms
                        • Separate Toilet
                        • Sleeps 10
                        Favorite
                          Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 1 bedroom
                          • 1 bathroom
                          • Sleeps 3
                          Favorite
                            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                            • 1 bedroom
                            • 1 bathroom
                            • Sleeps 3
                            Favorite
                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 1 bedroom
                              • 1 bathroom
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Favorite
                                Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 2 bedrooms
                                • 2 bathrooms
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Favorite
                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                  • 1 bathroom
                                  • Sleeps 4
                                  Favorite
                                    Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                    • 3 bedrooms
                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    Favorite
                                      Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                      • 1 bathroom
                                      • Sleeps 4
                                      Favorite
                                        Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                        • 1 bathroom
                                        • Separate Toilet
                                        • Sleeps 5
                                        Favorite
                                          Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                          • 2 bathrooms
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          Favorite
                                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                            • 3 bedrooms
                                            • 3 bathrooms
                                            • Sleeps 8
                                            Favorite
                                              Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                              • 1 bathroom
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              Favorite
                                                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                • 1 bathroom
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Favorite
                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  • Studio
                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                  • Separate Toilet
                                                  • Sleeps 7
                                                  Favorite
                                                    • Studio
                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Favorite
                                                      • 1 bedroom
                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                      Favorite
                                                        Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        • 4 bedrooms
                                                        • 2 bathrooms
                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                        Favorite
                                                          • 1 bedroom
                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Favorite
                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Favorite
                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                              • 2 bathrooms
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Favorite
                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                • 1 bathroom
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                Favorite
                                                                  Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  • 1 bedroom
                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                  • Sleeps 3
                                                                  Favorite
                                                                    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    • 1 bedroom
                                                                    • 1 bathroom
                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                    Favorite
                                                                      Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      • 2 bedrooms
                                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                      Favorite
                                                                        Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                                                        • 1 bathroom
                                                                        • Separate Toilet
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Favorite
                                                                          Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 1 bedroom
                                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Favorite
                                                                            Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            • 1 bedroom
                                                                            • 1 bathroom
                                                                            • Sleeps 2
                                                                            Favorite
                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 2 bedrooms
                                                                              • 1 bathroom
                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                • 1 bedroom
                                                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                • Sleeps 3
                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                  • 1 bedroom
                                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                    • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                      • 1 bedroom
                                                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                                                      • Sleeps 2
                                                                                      Favorite
                                                                                        Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                        • 1 bathroom
                                                                                        • Sleeps 5
                                                                                        Favorite
                                                                                          Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                          • 1 bathroom
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Favorite
                                                                                            • 4 bedrooms
                                                                                            • 3 bathrooms
                                                                                            • Sleeps 9
                                                                                            Favorite
                                                                                              Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                              • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Favorite
                                                                                                Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                                • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                Favorite
                                                                                                  Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  • 2 bedrooms
                                                                                                  • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Favorite
                                                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    • 5 bedrooms
                                                                                                    • 2 bathrooms
                                                                                                    • Separate Toilet
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 10
                                                                                                    Favorite
                                                                                                      • 3 bedrooms
                                                                                                      • 1 bathroom
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 7
                                                                                                      • 1 - 50 of 300+
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Nice house, very well equipped kitchen, but too close to main road, little bit noisy

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Beautiful, big garden, well equipped kitchen, and an extra washing machine is there for your comfort. Our only problem was, that the house is situated by the main road of the Maggia valley, so it was a little bit noisy because of the cars.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                      Excellent base to explore Ticino

                                                                                                      4 of 5
                                                                                                      Modern, well furnished and equipped holiday apartment with excellent views over Lago Maggiore.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2016