Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Orselina

The mountains and lake create a pretty picture of Orselina. Well known for its restaurants, shopping and sporting events, this romantic city won't disappoint. With a vacation rental, you get a home away from home—many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Orselina

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Orselina a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash and Spa (7.2 mi / 11.7 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (14.9 mi / 24 km)
  • Piana di Vigezzo Cable Car (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Orselina

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Orselina is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount Cardada (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Parco Nazionale del Locarnese (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Sant'Anna Gorge (10.4 mi / 16.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Mount Caslano (15.6 mi / 25.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Orselina

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 13.6 mi (21.9 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 38.6 mi (62.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Orselina?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 650 vacation rentals near Orselina. From 127 Houses to 499 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 Orselina for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Orselina:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 95 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 45 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 Orselina?

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

  • Madonna del Sasso: 1,075 vacation rentals
  • Funivia Orselina - Cardada: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,083 vacation rentals
  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,361 vacation rentals
  • Rivera Bironico Station: 1,043 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 127 Houses in Orselina. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Orselina include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 499 rentals available
  • Villas: 15 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 Orselina?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 202 vacation rentals with pool available in Orselina. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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