Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Maccagno

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Maccagno. Travelers to this walkable city praise the lake, hiking and mountain views. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Taranto Botanical Garden are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Maccagno

Are you hoping to find things to do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Maccagno a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Golf Premeno (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Pian di Sole Ski Centre (8.4 mi / 13.6 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Splash and Spa (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Swissminiatur (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Maccagno

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, Maccagno is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden (12.5 mi / 20.1 km)
  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Special Nature Reserve of Sacro Monte of SS. Trinity of Ghiffa (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Mount Caslano (9 mi / 14.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Maccagno

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 8.7 mi (14 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 29.6 mi (47.6 km) away.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station is Maccagno Station.

Where to stay around Maccagno?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 148 vacation rentals near Maccagno. From 19 Houses to 120 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 Maccagno for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Maccagno:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 95 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 46 vacation rentals
  • Magadino: 18 vacation rentals
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 789 vacation rentals
  • Carona: 18 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 Maccagno?

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

  • Parisi Valle Civic Museum: 2,219 vacation rentals
  • Madonnina della Punta Church: 2,259 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno Ferry Terminal: 2,252 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno Station: 2,224 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno Stadium: 2,237 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 19 Houses in Maccagno. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Maccagno include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 120 rentals available
  • Villas: 7 rentals available
  • Studios: 120 rentals available

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Maccagno?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 37 vacation rentals with pool available in Maccagno. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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