Location and surroundings
- Airport: 20 km
- Beach: 5 km
- Bus stop: 100 m
- Doctor: 2 km
- Ferry port: 5 km
- Night life: 5 km
- Railway station: 20 km
- Restaurant: 100 m
- Shops: 5 km
- Town center: 5 km
- Water: 5 km
Our leisure tips
- Bike rental
- Biking/ cycling
- Harbour tour
- Horseback riding
- Mountain biking
- Mountain hiking
- Outlet shopping
- Shipping/boat trip
Other leisure possibilities
Lake Como, the deepest lake in Europe, has so much to offer.
The resorts of Argegno, Menaggio, Tremezzo, Cadenabbia and Lenno are situated on the sunny, western shore with Bellagio perched on promontory that divides Como and Lecco.
Bellagio and Menaggio, the largest resorts, are characterized by a buzzing cosmopolitan atmosphere with quaint, cobbled alleyways and cafe-filled piazzas. Visit its beautiful villas and gardens , Villa Carlotta, Villa del Balbianello etc
The adjacent villages of Tremezzo and Cadenabbia hug the road from Como to Switzerland, while Lenno, the smallest one, is a real heaven of tranquility, with some of the most stunning lake views.
Holiday destination Porlezza area, Lake Lugano
In 10 minutes walk you can reach Lago di Piano, a stunningly beautiful lake between Menaggio and Porlezza, ideal for families with children and for nature lovers.
Lago di Piano is a nature reserve where you can see goats, birds and other animals in their natural habitat. There is a picnic area as well as bar/restaurant. If you like you can visit a small museum about flora and fauna of the area. At the museum you can book tours and rent boats and mountain bikes. In winter it is possible to skate on the lake because it is usually frozen.
Porlezza is a charming town in the Italian part of Lake Lugano (or Ceresio), just five minutes from the Swiss border and only 5 km away. The village is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains. Due to the influence of the lake, the climate is mild and nature gorgeous. Summer is usually warm and sunny and winter mild. There are good restaurants, bars, shops, smart boutiques within walking distance.
Furthermore in twenty minutes you can reach the famous Swiss town of Lugano with its fine hotels, beautiful cafes, wonderful shopping arcades, cultural and musical events. And shoppers will love the designer fashion factory outlets near Como and Swiss border.
Carlazzo is easily served by the international airports (Milano Malpensa, Milano Linate, Bergamo Orio al Serio, Lugano).
Zurich is only two hours from Lugano by train and 2 hours and half by car.
By air: Lugano Agno Airport ( 20 km ) Milan Malpensa or Linate (95 km) or Bergamo (105 km) by low-cost airlines Ryanair, Easy Jet etc.
By car from Switzerland: Gotthard, Lugano, Porlezza, Carlazzo
It is very difficult to reach Carlazzo by public transport, it is necessary to rent a car.