Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Como is ready to explore

The area's monuments and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Como. This walkable city is known for its lake, boating and cafés. Take in top local attractions like Cathedral of Como and Volta Temple. If you're looking for accommodations with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Como

Do you want to find things to do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Como a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Como-Brunate Funicular (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Villa d'Este Golf Club (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Golf Club Monticello (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Carimate Golf Club (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
  • La Pinetina Golf Club (8.8 mi / 14.1 km)
  • Argegno Cable Car to Pigra (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Como

Travelers enjoy Como for its lakeside setting and mountain views. Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Como. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Nesso Waterfalls (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Segrino Lake (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Mount Generoso (9.2 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Argegno Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Mount San Giorgio (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Intelvi Valley (10.1 mi / 16.3 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Como

The nearest airport is in Lugano (LUG-Agno), located 16 mi (25.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could also fly into Milan (MXP-Malpensa Intl.), which is 21.9 mi (35.2 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Como San Giovanni Station, Albate-Trecallo Station and Como Albate-Camerlata Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Como Nord Lago Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

How many vacation rentals are available around Como?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,151 house rentals around Como. From 178 Houses to 751 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Como is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Como?

Whether you're travelling 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 Como:

  • Como City Centre: 265 vacation rentals
  • Porta Garibaldi: 778 vacation rentals
  • Affori: 54 vacation rentals
  • Bullona: 303 vacation rentals
  • Central Station: 1,439 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Como?

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

  • Castello Baradello: 2,766 home rentals
  • Volta Temple (Tempio Voltiano): 2,846 home rentals
  • Como-Brunate Funicular: 2,955 home rentals
  • Como Albate-Camerlata Station: 2,758 home rentals
  • Como Nord Lago Station: 2,863 home rentals

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

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 178 Houses in Como. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Como include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 751 lodging choices
  • Villas: 148 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 6 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Como?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 219 vacation homes with pool available in Como.

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