Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Como is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Como. This walkable city is known for its lake, boating and cafés. Take in top local attractions like Cathedral of Como and Volta Temple. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Como

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Como a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Como-Brunate Funicular (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Villa d'Este Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Carimate Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Como

Travelers enjoy Como for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Como. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nesso Waterfalls (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Segrino Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Mount Generoso (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Argegno Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Como San Giovanni Station, Albate-Trecallo Station and Como Albate-Camerlata Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Como Nord Lago Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Where to stay around Como?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,124 holiday lettings near Como. From 179 Houses to 726 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 Como is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Como?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Como:

  • Como City Centre: 235 holiday homes
  • Corenno Plinio: 19 holiday homes
  • Maccagno: 156 holiday homes
  • Porta Garibaldi: 637 holiday homes
  • Zona Ca' Granda: 64 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Como?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Como. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Como Albate-Camerlata Station: 2,667 holiday lettings
  • Castello Baradello: 2,742 holiday lettings
  • Volta Temple (Tempio Voltiano): 2,708 holiday lettings
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,866 holiday lettings
  • Como San Giovanni Station: 2,791 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Como listed on HomeAway 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 Como?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 179 Houses in Como. Our other popular types of Como holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 726 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 146 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 5 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Como?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 208 holiday homes with pool available in Como. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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