Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Brissago

The parks, mountains and lake are a perfect backdrop to your vacation home in Brissago. Travelers appreciate the restaurants in this welcoming city. Villa Taranto Botanical Garden and Isola Bella Botanical Garden 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 and around Brissago

Are you looking for top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Brissago a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Golf Premeno (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Pian di Sole Ski Centre (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Splash and Spa (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (13.6 mi / 21.8 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (14.3 mi / 23 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Brissago

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Brissago. These are some of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Villa Taranto Botanical Garden (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
  • Isola Bella Botanical Garden (16.4 mi / 26.4 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (4.5 mi / 7.2 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Mount Cardada (7.1 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Brissago

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.3 mi (21.5 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Brissago?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 645 vacation rentals near Brissago. From 132 Houses to 12 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Brissago for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Brissago:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 88 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 50 vacation rentals
  • Mirasole: 18 vacation rentals
  • Reno: 1,743 vacation rentals
  • Sasso Moro: 21 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 Brissago?

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

  • Stresa-Alpino-Mottarone Cable Car: 2,771 vacation rentals
  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,500 vacation rentals
  • Stresa Station: 2,769 vacation rentals
  • Iles des Borromees Golf Club: 2,739 vacation rentals
  • Rivera Bironico Station: 995 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 132 Houses in Brissago. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Brissago include:

  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 491 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 Brissago?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 207 vacation rentals with pool available in Brissago. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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