Destination guide

Delight in the majestic landscape of Morcote

The mountains and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Morcote. This city has something for everyone. 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.


Activities and attractions in and around Morcote

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Morcote a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swissminiatur (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (3.2 mi / 5.2 km)
  • Sci Club Cunardo (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Sacro Monte Funicular (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Varese Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Morcote

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Morcote is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most eye-catching natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Mount San Giorgio (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Mount Caslano (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Lago di Ghirla (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Lake Lugano (4.6 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Mount Generoso (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Morcote

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 4.7 mi (7.5 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 23.2 mi (37.3 km) away.

Where to stay around Morcote?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 346 vacation rentals near Morcote. From 62 Houses to 265 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 Morcote for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Morcote:

  • Como City Centre: 233 vacation rentals
  • Lugano City-Centre: 87 vacation rentals
  • Laveno: 48 vacation rentals
  • Maccagno: 157 vacation rentals
  • Pino sulla sponda del lago maggiore: 48 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 Morcote?

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

  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,903 vacation rentals
  • Cathedral of Como: 2,834 vacation rentals
  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,023 vacation rentals
  • Church of Nesso: 3,820 vacation rentals
  • Castles Cannero Ruins: 2,443 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 62 Houses in Morcote. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Morcote include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 265 rentals available
  • Villas: 9 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 Morcote?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 104 vacation rentals with pool available in Morcote. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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