Destination guide

Head to the trendy city of Minusio

The lake and mountains create a pretty picture of Minusio. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this trendy city. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Minusio

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Minusio has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash and Spa (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (14.4 mi / 23.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Minusio

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

  • Mount Cardada (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Mount Caslano (15.1 mi / 24.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Minusio

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 12.9 mi (20.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 38.5 mi (62 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Minusio?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 628 vacation rentals near Minusio. From 124 Houses to 480 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 Minusio for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Minusio?

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 Minusio:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 95 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 45 vacation rentals
  • Magadino: 19 vacation rentals
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 799 vacation rentals
  • Carona: 19 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 Minusio?

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

  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,099 vacation rentals
  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,349 vacation rentals
  • Rivera Bironico Station: 1,068 vacation rentals
  • Forte Mondascia Museum of Military History: 759 vacation rentals
  • Baptisterium Riva San Vitale: 490 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 124 Houses in Minusio. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Minusio include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 480 rentals available
  • Villas: 15 rentals available
  • Cabins: 6 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 Minusio?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 197 vacation rentals with pool available in Minusio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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