Destination guide

Explore the lakeside setting in Rovio

The lake, mountains and gardens are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Rovio. This relaxing and scenic city entices travelers with its local tours and parks. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Olmo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Rovio

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

  • Swissminiatur (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.4 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (6.6 mi / 10.7 km)
  • Como-Brunate Funicular (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Rovio

Rovio is famous for its panoramic lake views and picturesque gardens. Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Rovio is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Generoso (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Lake Lugano (3.1 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Parco Ciani (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Rovio

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 25.4 mi (40.8 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Rovio?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 252 vacation rentals near Rovio. From 52 Houses to 180 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 Rovio for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Rovio:

  • Como City Centre: 236 vacation rentals
  • Lugano City-Centre: 31 vacation rentals
  • Magadino: 18 vacation rentals
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 788 vacation rentals
  • Carona: 15 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 Rovio?

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

  • Mount Generoso: 412 vacation rentals
  • Villa del Balbianello: 3,282 vacation rentals
  • Villa Monastero: 3,245 vacation rentals
  • Menaggio Beach: 3,263 vacation rentals
  • Como San Giovanni Station: 2,706 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 52 Houses in Rovio. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Rovio include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 180 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Chalets: 2 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Rovio?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 86 vacation rentals with pool available in Rovio. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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