Destination guide

The majestic setting of Melide is ready to explore

The mountains and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Melide. There's no shortage of things to see and do in the area.Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa Olmo are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in and around Melide

Do you want to find attractions to visit in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Melide a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swissminiatur (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Melide

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Melide is a great place to spend some time outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Monte San Salvatore (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Lake Lugano (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Caslano (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Parco Ciani (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Mount Generoso (4 mi / 6.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Melide

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 3.6 mi (5.8 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 25.4 mi (40.9 km) away.

If you're traveling by train, the main station is Melide Station.

Can I find a vacation rental around Melide?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 265 vacation rentals near Melide. From 60 Houses to 183 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 Melide for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Melide:

  • 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 Melide?

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

  • Swissminiatur: 841 vacation rentals
  • Melide Station: 844 vacation rentals
  • Villa del Balbianello: 3,282 vacation rentals
  • Como San Giovanni Station: 2,701 vacation rentals
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,522 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 60 Houses in Melide. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Melide include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 183 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 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 Melide?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 92 vacation rentals with pool available in Melide. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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