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Highlights Lake Como

  • Water sports at the lake
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site "Holy Mountain
  • Castello di Vezio
  • Meascia cake with pumpkin blossoms
  • Vintage car event "Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este"

Best Vacation Rentals in Lake Como

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Vercana, Lake Como
Vacation Rental • 861 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(35 reviews)
"Aurora (DMA330)", 3-room apartment 80 m2 on 1st floor, south facing position. Practical furnishings: living room with open-hearth fireplace (only for decoration), satellite TV and DVD. Exit to the terrace. 1 room with 1 french bed (160 cm). 1 room with 2 beds. Kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 gas rings, toaster, kettle, freezer, electric coffee machine) with dining table. Exit to the balcony. Bath/shower/WC. Gas heating. Balcony, terrace. Terrace furniture, balcony furniture, deck chairs (2). Marvellous view of the lake. Facilities: children's high chair, baby cot. Internet (WiFi, free). Reser...
from $75 / night
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Gravedona, Lake Como
Vacation Rental • 592 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.7
(32 reviews)
3-room apartment 55 m2 on 1st floor, south facing position. Tasteful furnishings: living/dining room with dining table and satellite TV. Exit to the balcony, to the terrace. 1 room with 1 french bed (160 cm), separate WC. 1 room with 2 beds. Open kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 gas rings, toaster, microwave, freezer, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Gas heating. Balcony, terrace, garden, lawn. Terrace furniture, balcony furniture, barbecue (portable), deck chairs (2). Marvellous panoramic view of the lake. Facilities: washing machine, children's high chair, baby cot. Internet (WiFi, free)....
from $77 / night
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Vercana, Lake Como
Vacation Rental • 646 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
4.8
(8 reviews)
"Martino (DMA320)", 3-room apartment 60 m2 on 2 levels, south facing position. Renovated in 2009, cosy furnishings: upper floor: (exterior staircase) living/dining room with open-hearth fireplace, dining table and satellite TV. 1 room with 1 french bed (160 cm). Open kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 gas rings, toaster, kettle, microwave, freezer, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Gas heating. 2nd upper floor: 1 open room with 1 bed and 1 french bed (180 cm), shower/WC. Terrace roofed. Terrace furniture, deck chairs (2), box-room. Beautiful view of the lake and the mountains. Facilities: wash...
from $69 / night

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Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Lake Como

$212for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
$240 annual average
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Vacation rentals availability Lake Como

38%for 10 Dec - 17 Dec
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Apartments on Lake Como

Elegant lakefront accommodation

The holiday paradise Lake Como offers countless holiday apartments in the best location along the lake shore. You will find many apartments not far from the beaches. You can also rent a chic vacation rental on a hillside with breathtaking views of Lake Como. In addition, the region has some charming old towns, where also numerous holiday apartments are offered.

From small apartments to stately villas

Typical for the region are the charming stone houses, which you can rent as a vacation rental on Lake Como. In addition, you will find many impressive villas along the shore with luxurious holiday apartments in them. In the historical city centres you can call a comfortable holiday residence your own in a town house.

Vacation rentals in the middle of nature

Lake Como is a true paradise for nature lovers. Therefore use the region for relaxing holidays in the mountains and at the lake. Some vacation rentals are equipped with a pool from which you can enjoy breathtaking views of the region. In the garden with barbecue you can let your soul dangle.

Vacation at Lake Como

Location and orientation

Holidays in Lombardy

Lake Como is located in Northern Italy and has a characteristic fjord-like Y-shape, which results in a central part and lake arms. Important towns on the lake are Como in the southwest, Lecco in the southeast and Colico in the north. The lake area is surrounded by the Monte Grigna massif and Monte Legnone, which is 2,619 metres high. In the middle of the lake there is only one island, the Isola Comacina, which was already inhabited in ancient times.

A wonderful landscape area for relaxing holidays

Along the shore there are many small villages, which radiate a very special charm. In between there are luxurious villas, some of which date back to the 15th century. Due to the Mediterranean climate, many subtropical plants grow here, such as citrus fruits, palms, olive trees and cypresses.

On the way by ship

On Lake Como there is a lot of boat traffic, partly only for people, but partly also for cars, which connect the villages Bellagio, Varenna, Menaggio and Cadenabbia. Passenger transport also takes you to Colico, Como, Lecco and Lierna.

Fantastic view of the city of Como
Fantastic view of the city of Como

Travelers and Activities

An Eldorado for water sports fans

At Lake Como you will find many possibilities for paddling and boating. Surfing, sailing and kitesurfing are particularly popular between Bellagio and Colico, where the wind conditions are ideal for water sports.

Hiking and climbing over high mountains

Lake Como attracts a large number of climbers every year because the nearby mountains of Monte Grigna and Monte Legnone offer perfect climbing conditions. Hikers will also find a fantastic paradise. If you want to walk from summit to summit, then the Via dei Monti Lariani in the west is highly recommended, a historic trail 125 kilometres long.

Bathing holidays at the refreshingly cool lake

During the summer months Lake Como reaches a water temperature of just under 22 degrees Celsius. But for people who prefer a cooler refreshment, the lake is just right. Therefore, there are numerous romantic bathing places with sunbathing lawns and pebble beaches along the entire lake shore. Some swimming pools also have a boat hire service.

Prominent personalities such as Madonna, Brad Pitt, George Clooney and Donatella Versace own a holiday residence on Lake Como.
Enjoy the flair of Upper Italy in the town of Bellagio on Lake Como
Enjoy the flair of Upper Italy in the town of Bellagio on Lake Como

Top 5 travel tips

1. Up to the holy mountain

The Sacro Monte di Ossuccio is also called "Sacred Mountain" because it has numerous chapels from the 17th and 18th centuries. These chapels represent the mysteries of the Rosary. You will find the Holy Mountain on the west side of Lake Como. It was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2003.

2. Take walks to the impressive villas

The area around Lake Como was previously used for the production of silk, for which silkworms were bred on mulberry trees. At that time many stately buildings were built for the landowners and other prominent personalities, which you can visit during a walk. These include Villa Melzi and Serbelloni in Bellagio, Villa Carlotta in Tremezzo and Villa Mylius Vigoni in Menaggio. Villa La Gaeta, located in San Siro, was used in 2007 as the location for the James Bond film "Casino Royale".

3. Visit castles and fortresses

Friends of historical buildings should also make a detour to the impressive castles of the region. From the Castello di Vezio not far from Varenna you have a fantastic view of the lake. The castle is open for visits and also has a castle museum and a falconry. In Colico you can visit two fortresses, the Forte del Fuentes and the Forte Montecchio.

4. Enjoy the large selection of fish dishes

Lake Como is a water rich in fish, which is why fish dishes of all kinds are on the menu here. Fish can be pickled, dried, baked or roasted. They are often served with sage, butter and olives. Due to its proximity to the mountains, rabbits, mushrooms, potatoes and mountain cheese are also traditional ingredients in the region. The Meascia cake with different fruits and pumpkin blossoms is highly recommended as a dessert.

5th The Oldtimer Event of the Year

Every spring the elegant classic car event "Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este" takes place in Cernobbio on Lake Como. The venue of the event is the Grand Hotel Villa d´Este. Before that, classic classic cars are awarded according to the beauty principle and the criteria "elegance" and "aesthetic value". The event first took place in 1929 and since then has attracted not only lovers of historic automobiles, but also vehicle designers and international celebrities.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lake Como

On average, how much do vacation rentals in Lake Como cost?

Considering the average cost of $233 per night, Lake Como lies at the upper end of the price range for vacation rentals in Italy.

When are vacation rentals cheaper in Lake Como?

]If you are looking to get the most out of your money, the most budget-friendly months to visit Lake Como are October ($214 the average per night for accommodation), November ($219), and March ($222).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lake Como?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Lake Como was July, with an average price of $251 per night. This was followed by August, with an average of $248, and then June, with $244.

Is Lake Como a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Lake Como, as only 47% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

What time of the year can I find more available vacation rentals?

The months when it's the easiest to find free accommodation in Lake Como are April (the average amount of properties that are free reached 70% of the total last year), May (68%), and October (62%).

During which months is it more difficult to find available vacation rentals?

The month with the highest average booked rental figures is August (only 15% of properties were available on average last year). Followed by July (30%), and then December (34%).

How many rentals are there in Lake Como?

Holidu has 5,300 vacation rentals in Lake Como, provided by 53 different partners.

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