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Highlights Lugano

  • Ideal for cultural tourists
  • Paradise for night owls
  • Broad programme of events
  • Exclusive residential areas

Best Vacation Rentals in Lugano

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Lugano, Ticino
Vacation Rental • 1184 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(28 reviews)
"Cityview Lugano - Casa Carlo", 4-room house 110 m2. Spacious and bright, comfortable and cosy furnishings: open large living/dining room 30 m2 with panoramic window with open-hearth fireplace, dining table, satellite TV, flat screen and radio. Exit to the terrace, to the patio. 1 double bedroom with 1 double bed (2 x 90 cm, length 200 cm). 1 room with 1 bed (80 cm, length 190 cm), hand-basin. 1 room with 2 beds (90 cm, length 200 cm), hand-basin. Small kitchen (oven, dishwasher, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, electric coffee machine, Capsules for coffee machine (Nespresso) extra, raclette ...
from $146 / night
Lugano, Lake Lugano
Vacation Rental • 323 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(11 reviews)
1-room apartment 30 m2. Comfortable and cosy furnishings: large living/dining room with 2 beds (90 cm, length 200 cm), dining nook and cable TV (flat screen). Exit to the balcony. Kitchen-/living room (3 hot plates, oven, kettle, electric coffee machine). Shower/WC. Balcony, south facing position and west facing position. Terrace furniture. View of the countryside. Facilities: hair dryer. Internet (WiFi, free). Please note: non-smokers only. 1 small pet/ dog allowed. Important to know: 1 x bath towel per person for the pool area. Possible on request, 1 small pet extra (dog). INCARTO:4385
from $145 / night
Lugano, Lake Lugano
Vacation Rental • 344 ft² • 1 Bedroom
(25 reviews)
1-room apartment 32 m2, south facing position. Bright, fully renovated in 2015, beautiful furnishings: open living/dining room with 2 fold-away beds (100 cm, length 200 cm), cable TV, flat screen, radio and CD-player. Exit to the terrace. Open kitchen (oven, 4 ceramic glass hob hotplates, microwave, electric coffee machine, Capsules for coffee machine (Nespresso) extra, raclette grill, fondue Set (cheese)) with dining table. Shower/WC. Heating. Large patio partly roofed. Terrace furniture. Marvellous panoramic view of the lake, the mountains, the countryside and the resort. Facilities: hair...
from $96 / night

Prices and availability

Current Vacation rental prices Lugano

$283for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
$258 annual average
Average price per week

Current vacation rental availability Lugano

37%for 3 Jun - 10 Jun
58% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Lugano

Holidays in an exclusive lakeside location

The fantastic location on the shores of Lake Lugano gives the city an excellent standing as a holiday destination and accordingly has a large number of holiday accommodations in all price segments. You will stay exclusively in an apartment or apartment on the shore of Paradiso and along the Via Riviera, from where you can enjoy the view of the picturesque lake.

A vacation rental by the lake

Alternatively, you can move into a holiday apartment in the old town of Lugano, where you benefit from short distances to the countless restaurants and historic buildings. Would you like to pitch your tents away from the hustle and bustle of tourism? Then you should consider the villa-like vacation rentals in the hills above the city, which not only have a lake view, but also usually have their own pool.

The gateway to Lake Lugano
The gateway to Lake Lugano

Holidays in Lugano

Travelers and Activities

Lugano for culture lovers

Lugano is not only one of Switzerland's financial centres, but also one of its cultural centres. Accordingly, culture lovers will find a large number of historical buildings from different eras on site. The Cathedral of San Lorenzo, dating from 875, the Palazzo Riva and the Casa Pico are particularly worth seeing. The offer is rounded off by interesting museums such as the Cantonal Art Museum, the Museum of Cultures and the Swiss Customs Museum.

Night owl paradise on Lake Lugano

When the sun disappears behind the horizon, the city really comes to life. As a night owl you have the choice between countless bars, clubs and discotheques, where you can celebrate until the early hours of the morning in a sophisticated ambience. You can release even more adrenaline with a cultivated round of poker or roulette at Casino Lugano.

Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking municipality outside Italy.

Things to know

Best travel time

Lugano is one of the warmest places in Switzerland and, thanks to average maximum temperatures of 16 degrees Celsius, attracts numerous cultural tourists as early as April. For a bathing holiday, however, you should consider the summer months of June to August, when the lake reaches a pleasant bathing temperature. If you like it a little quieter, it is advisable to book your vacation rental for September or October.

Regular events

The programme of events in Lugano is characterised by a large number of highlights. These include the Autonassa automobile exhibition in May, the "La Bacchica" folk festival in June and the "LongLake Festival" in July. In addition, there are the Swiss Harley Days, the colourful "Festa d'Autunno" and the Christmas market on Piazza Riforma in December.

Fantastic view over Lugano and the lake
Fantastic view over Lugano and the lake

Top travel tips

Sweet temptation in the chocolate museum

What is Switzerland at least as well known for as for its banking secrecy? Right, for chocolate. At the Chocolate Museum in nearby Caslano you can not only immerse yourself in the history of chocolate production, but also try this sweet temptation directly. You can also buy genuine Swiss chocolate specialities for your home in our in-house shop.

Experience Switzerland in mini format

On more than 14,000 square metres, the Swissminiatur theme park houses over 120 1:25 scale models representing the most important sights of the Alpine republic. Discover the child in you and explore the park, which is only a few minutes drive from your holiday home.

A detour to the zoo

The Zoo al Maglio offers a real jungle feeling for the whole family. Visit over 200 animal species, including snow leopards, lions, wallabies and capuchin monkeys.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Lugano

How much does it cost to book a vacation rental in Lugano?

Lugano is one of the cheapest cities in Switzerland. An overnight stay there costs on average $243 per night.

Which months allow you to save the most on vacation rentals?

]If you want to get the most out of your money, the cheapest months to visit Lugano are May ($228 the average per night for accommodation), April ($229), and March ($229).

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Lugano?

Analyzing the data from last year, we found that costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of January ($262), August ($252), and July ($252).

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Lugano?

It's worthwhile if you can book your stay well in advance when visiting Lugano, as only 37% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

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

The months that offer the most accommodation options are, on average, June (with an availability of 49%), November (48%), and January (44%), according to the trends observed in the prior year.

When are fewer rentals available in Lugano?

Vacation rentals in Lugano reach their peak in demand in August, with an availability rate of 16%. The second most requested month is July, with 18%, and the third is September with 32%.

Are there many vacation rentals in Lugano?

Holidu offers around 330 properties in Lugano from 14 different partners, so find the perfect type of accommodation you are looking for. We've got you covered!

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