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-sees in the area. 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 and around Morcote

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

  • 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 highlights

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 center:

  • 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 to and around Morcote

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 km) from the city center. 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.

Where to stay around Morcote?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 368 holiday lettings near Morcote. From 61 Houses to 280 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 Morcote is on HomeAway.

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

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 Morcote:

  • Maccagno: 151 holiday homes
  • Magadino: 18 holiday homes
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 836 holiday homes
  • Vira (Gambarogno): 56 holiday homes
  • Carona: 18 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 Morcote?

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

  • Palazzo dei Congressi: 958 holiday lettings
  • Como Albate-Camerlata Station: 2,737 holiday lettings
  • Sant'Anna Gorge: 2,262 holiday lettings
  • Lake Monate: 2,725 holiday lettings
  • Antiquarium: 3,513 holiday lettings

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 61 Houses in Morcote. Our other popular types of Morcote holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 280 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 18 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 2 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Morcote?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 108 holiday homes with pool available in Morcote. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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