Destination guide

Take in the majestic beauty of Castagnola

The parks and mountains provide a pleasant backdrop to your vacation home in Castagnola. This city has something for everyone. Sacred Mountain of the Rosary and Villa del Balbianello 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.


Sightseeing in and around Castagnola

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Castagnola has to offer. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lanzo Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Swissminiatur (4 mi / 6.4 km)
  • Alprose Chocolate Factory (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Pigra Cable Car (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (7.2 mi / 11.6 km)
  • Splash and Spa (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Castagnola

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

  • Lake Lugano (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Parco Ciani (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Generoso (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Porlezza Lakeshore Park (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castagnola

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 4.5 mi (7.2 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 29.2 mi (47 km) away.

Where to stay around Castagnola?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 339 vacation rentals near Castagnola. From 63 Houses to 257 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 Castagnola for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Castagnola?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Castagnola. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Italy: 163,640 vacation rentals
  • Lake Como: 4,012 vacation rentals
  • Bellagio: 2,769 vacation rentals
  • Como: 1,082 vacation rentals
  • Menaggio: 3,008 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Castagnola! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Castagnola?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Castagnola:

  • Bellagio: 2,769 rentals
  • Como: 1,082 rentals
  • Menaggio: 3,008 rentals
  • Locarno: 681 rentals
  • Cernobbio: 1,227 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Castagnola?

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

  • Menaggio Beach: 3,873 rentals
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,907 rentals
  • Cathedral of Como: 2,834 rentals
  • Bellagio Port: 3,944 rentals
  • Three Castles of Bellinzona: 1,023 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Castagnola listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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