Destination guide

Travel to historic Bellinzona

The area's history and culture are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Bellinzona. Renowned for its riverfront, archaeology and spas, this city welcomes all visitors. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Bellinzona

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Bellinzona a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Splash and Spa (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Biasca Ice Rink (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
  • Lanzo Golf Club (15.5 mi / 25 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (15.7 mi / 25.3 km)
  • Menaggio Beach (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (17.2 mi / 27.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Bellinzona

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Bellinzona. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Mount Cardada (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • Parco Ciani (13.9 mi / 22.3 km)
  • Sports Centre (14.1 mi / 22.6 km)
  • Lake Lugano (15.5 mi / 24.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Bellinzona

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 14.8 mi (23.8 km) from the city center.

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

Where to stay around Bellinzona?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 352 vacation rentals near Bellinzona. From 68 Houses to 269 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 Bellinzona for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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 Bellinzona:

  • Lugano City-Centre: 94 vacation rentals
  • Colico Piano: 169 vacation rentals
  • Corenno Plinio: 18 vacation rentals
  • Magadino: 19 vacation rentals
  • Pino Sulla Sponda del Lago Maggiore: 788 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 Bellinzona?

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

  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,084 vacation rentals
  • Bellinzona Station: 1,081 vacation rentals
  • Villa dei Cedri Civic Museum: 1,079 vacation rentals
  • Castello di Montebello: 1,071 vacation rentals
  • Museo in Erba: 1,073 vacation rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 68 Houses in Bellinzona. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bellinzona include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 269 rentals available
  • Villas: 10 rentals available
  • Cabins: 3 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 Bellinzona?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 116 vacation rentals with pool available in Bellinzona. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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