Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Castagnola

The parks and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Castagnola. This city has something for everyone. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa del Balbianello 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

Sightseeing in and around Castagnola

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Castagnola has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lanzo Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Swissminiatur (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Splash and Spa (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Castagnola

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castagnola is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Lugano (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Parco Ciani (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Generoso (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
Transport

How to get to and around Castagnola

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

Where to stay around Castagnola?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 847 holiday lettings near Castagnola. From 135 Houses to 4 Bungalows, 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 Castagnola is on HomeAway.