Destination guide

Explore the majestic setting in Tenero-Contra

The area's churches and monuments are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Tenero-Contra. This city's parks, sporting events and mountain views draw many visitors. 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 and attractions in Tenero-Contra

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Tenero-Contra has to offer. 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 (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (14.6 mi / 23.4 km)
  • Swissminiatur (16.7 mi / 26.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tenero-Contra

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Tenero-Contra is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Cardada (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Tenero-Contra

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 12.9 mi (20.8 km) from the city center.

If you prefer train travel, the main station serving the city is Tenero-Contra Station.

Where to stay around Tenero-Contra?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 642 vacation rentals near Tenero-Contra. From 127 Houses to 490 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tenero-Contra for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Tenero-Contra?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Tenero-Contra:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 87 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 48 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno: 157 vacation rentals
  • Pino sulla sponda del lago maggiore: 48 vacation rentals
  • Cerro: 28 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Tenero-Contra?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Tenero-Contra. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Verzasca Dam: 1,052 vacation rentals
  • Tenero-Contra Station: 1,032 vacation rentals
  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,023 vacation rentals
  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,443 vacation rentals
  • Rivera Bironico Station: 981 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tenero-Contra listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tenero-Contra?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 127 Houses in Tenero-Contra. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tenero-Contra include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 490 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 7 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tenero-Contra?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 204 vacation rentals with pool available in Tenero-Contra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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