Destination guide

Take in the lakeside beauty of Colico

Enjoy the temples and other features of Colico. Renowned for its windsurfing, kitesurfing and lake, this city welcomes all visitors. Villa Melzi and Villa Carlotta are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. 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 Colico

Are you hoping to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Colico a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Menaggio Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Seggiovia Pescegallo Ski Lift (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Barzio - Bobbio Cable Car (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Funivia Moggio - Artavaggio (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
  • Jungle Raider Park (15 mi / 24.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Colico

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Colico. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piona Beach (1.4 mi / 2.2 km)
  • Pian di Spagna Nature Reserve (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sports Centre (3.5 mi / 5.7 km)
  • Bellano Ravine (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (9.5 mi / 15.3 km)
  • Grigna Settentrionale Regional Park (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Colico

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 24 mi (38.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Milan (LIN-Linate), which is 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Colico Station or Piona Station and explore the city from there.

Where to stay around Colico?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,189 vacation rentals near Colico. From 451 Houses to 235 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Colico for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Garibaldi Square: 2,966 vacation rentals
  • Piona Beach: 3,067 vacation rentals
  • Piona Abbey: 3,083 vacation rentals
  • Fort Montecchio: 2,917 vacation rentals
  • Fort Fuentes: 2,762 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 451 Houses in Colico. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Colico include:

  • Villas: 235 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,446 rentals available
  • Cottages: 13 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 Colico?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 627 vacation rentals with pool available in Colico. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.