Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Orselina

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Orselina. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Orselina

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Orselina a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash and Spa (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Orselina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Orselina is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Cardada (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mount Caslano (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)

Traveling to and around Orselina

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 38.6 mi (62.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Orselina?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 633 holiday lettings near Orselina. From 123 Houses to 487 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 Orselina is on HomeAway.

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

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 Orselina:

  • Maccagno: 158 holiday homes
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 888 holiday homes
  • Laveno: 52 holiday homes
  • Cerro: 30 holiday homes
  • Lugano City-Centre: 88 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 Orselina?

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

  • Madonna del Sasso: 1,035 holiday lettings
  • Sant'Anna Gorge: 2,415 holiday lettings
  • Palazzo dei Congressi: 955 holiday lettings
  • Cannero Riviera Ferry Terminal: 2,608 holiday lettings
  • Museum of Modern Art: 954 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 123 Houses in Orselina. Our other popular types of Orselina holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 487 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 14 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 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 Orselina?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 202 holiday homes with pool available in Orselina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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