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Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with view and terrace
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 0.7mi to the beach
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$62per night
Apartment for 2 people in Rovio, with view and lake view as well as garden
Rovio, Lake Lugano
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$58per night
Apartment for 5 people in Lugano, with balcony and view as well as lake view, with pets
3.9
29 reviews
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$118per night
Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with balcony, with pets
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 500yd to the beach
3.7
11 reviews
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$91per night
Apartment for 5 people in Paradiso, with lake view and balcony as well as view
4.4
6 reviews
Paradiso, Lake Lugano
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$100per night
Apartment for 3 people in Lugano, with lake view and terrace as well as view, with pets
4.3
9 reviews
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$94per night
Apartment for 4 people in Lugano, with lake view and view as well as terrace
4 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0.9mi to the beach
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$156per night
Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with balcony, with pets
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$79per night
Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with terrace and lake view as well as pool
4.1
43 reviews
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$64per night
Vacation house for 2 people in Collina d'Oro, with garden
Collina d'Oro, Lake Lugano
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$112per night
Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with view and balcony
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 450yd to the beach
4.4
5 reviews
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$58per night
Vacation house for 7 people in Bissone, with lake view and terrace as well as view
3.8
4 reviews
Bissone, Lake Lugano
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$125per night
Vacation apartment for 6 people in Lugano, with terrace
6 pers., 2 bedrooms, 0.8mi to the beach
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$125per night
Apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with terrace and view as well as pool and lake view
5.0
1 review
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$125per night
Large vacation house for 9 people in Pura, with garden and jacuzzi
9 pers., 4 bedrooms, 2.2mi to the beach
Pura, Lake Lugano
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$254per night
Vacation apartment for 2 people in Lugano, with garden and pool
2 pers., 1 bedrooms, 750yd to the beach
Lugano, Lake Lugano
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$62per night
Apartment for 2 people in Caslano, with view and lake view as well as terrace
4.1
16 reviews
Caslano, Lake Lugano
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$77per night
Apartment for 3 people in Europe, with terrace and view, with pets
3 pers., 1 bedrooms, 1.6mi to the beach
Lake Lugano, Ticino
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$88per night
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Highlights in Lake Lugano

  • Picturesque landscape
  • Mild climate all year round
  • Varied cultural offer
  • Proximity to Milan and Lake Maggiore

Most popular in Lake Lugano

Internet 398
Balcony/Terrace 357
TV 395
Garden 179
Parking 373
Washing machine 221
View 190
Heating 346
Elevator 199

Popular Destinations in Lake Lugano

Apartments on Lake Lugano

Modern apartments with lake view

In Lugano and the surrounding villages, cosy accommodation is available in apartment houses and family-run guesthouses, where holidaymakers can enjoy picturesque views over Lake Lugano thanks to balconies or terraces. WLAN and flat-screen TV with multilingual television channels ensure entertaining hours in the evenings in the holiday apartment.

Holiday home in the middle of the countryside

Families or groups wishing to spend a relaxing summer holiday on Lake Lugano book a spacious apartment in a vacation rental with garden and outdoor pool and enjoy magnificent views over the mountain landscape. Demanding holidaymakers feel particularly at home in a holiday apartment in the middle of the vineyards or on a hillside and can leave the stress of everyday life behind them during wellness treatments or on the nearby golf course.

Fantastic view over Lake Lugano
Fantastic view over Lake Lugano

Vacation on Lake Lugano

Location and orientation

Lake with Italian-Swiss border line

About sixty percent of Lake Lugano is located in Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of Switzerland. The rest of the lake area lies in the region of Lombardy in Northern Italy. The lake owes its name to Lugano, which lies directly on the shore and is the most populous city in Ticino with just under 64,000 inhabitants. Lugano is one of the most important economic centres in Switzerland, alongside Geneva and Zurich.

Proximity to cities worth seeing

Many holidaymakers use a holiday apartment on Lake Lugano as a starting point for day trips to towns and landscapes in Northern Italy and Italian-speaking Switzerland. Milan is 78 kilometres from Lugano and can be easily reached by car in one and a half hours, Como in around forty minutes. Lake Maggiore and the towns of Ascona and Locarno on its shores are also ideal destinations for excursions.

Travelers and Activities

Lake Lugano for nature lovers

Thanks to the mild Mediterranean climate, Lake Lugano attracts many holidaymakers seeking relaxation. The landscape is characterised by lemon plantations and palm groves against the backdrop of the Italian Alps. The peaks of the surrounding mountains such as Monte Generoso can be reached by cable car and offer magnificent views over the region. On the ship holidaymakers can let the beauty of the deep blue lake take effect on them.

Lake Lugano for culture lovers

In the past, the Ticino landscape around Lake Lugano attracted many important personalities who left their cultural traces in the region. Numerous museums and art galleries, churches with frescoes by world-famous painters and imposing buildings from several centuries make Lugano and the surrounding villages particularly interesting for art lovers.

In the Hermann Hesse Museum Krulp, the writer's former turtle, lives in the small rose garden of the house.

Top travel tips

1. On the traces of primeval life

Monte San Giorgio is one of the most important fossil sites of a primeval sea from the subtropical Middle Triassic. The mountain, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, awaits nature lovers with an elaborately designed fossil museum and countless rare plant species. A cable car connects the sun terrace of Serpiano with the densely wooded mountain region.

2nd pilgrimage site for literature lovers

Fans of German-language poetry are drawn to Montagnola, where the Hermann Hesse Museum exhibits everyday objects and works of art from the world-famous writer's private collection. Visitors can see original manuscripts and famous illustrations and watercolours by the poet. Hesse's glasses and typewriter are among the most important exhibits in the collection.

3. Stately villa as art centre

Built in the early thirties, Villa Helenum in Lugano houses an extensive collection of art objects from all over the world. The stately house was designed in the style of the Versailles Petit Trianon and today is considered one of the most important ethnocultural museums in Europe.

Vacation destinations in Lake Lugano