Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Como is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Como. This walkable city is known for its lake, boating and cafés. Take in top local attractions like Cathedral of Como and Volta Temple. 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

Activities and attractions in and around Como

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Como a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Como-Brunate Funicular (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Villa d'Este Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Carimate Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Como

Travelers enjoy Como for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Como. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nesso Waterfalls (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Segrino Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Mount Generoso (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Argegno Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Como San Giovanni Station, Albate-Trecallo Station and Como Albate-Camerlata Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Como Nord Lago Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

Can I find a vacation rental around Como?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 1,068 vacation rentals near Como. From 171 Houses to 689 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 Como for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Como:

  • Como City Centre: 243 vacation rentals
  • Central Station: 1,248 vacation rentals
  • Porta Garibaldi: 686 vacation rentals
  • Lugano City-Centre: 94 vacation rentals
  • Ponte Seveso: 274 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 Como?

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

  • Como San Giovanni Station: 2,795 vacation rentals
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,874 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of Como: 2,804 vacation rentals
  • Torre del Comune: 2,803 vacation rentals
  • Volta Temple (Tempio Voltiano): 2,805 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 171 Houses in Como. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Como include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 689 rentals available
  • Villas: 133 rentals available
  • Cottages: 5 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Como?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 203 vacation rentals with pool available in Como. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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