Cernobbio cottages, Lake Como Holiday rentals - cottages & holiday homes to rent in Cernobbio

Sitting on the Western shore 6km north of Como, Cernobbio is a lovely tranquil village with winding cobbled streets, although during the summer the town gets very busy as tourists from the other Lake Como resorts visit in the hope of spotting George Clooney who lives nearby!

Cernobbio has many excellent cafes, wine bars and restaurants, many overlooking Lake Como and the surrounding mountains. Mount Bisbino rises to 1326m above the town of Cernobbio and there are many hiking routes to the summit, although it is far easier to simply drive to the top!

There are also plenty of outdoor activities....

  • Watersports including sailing
  • Golf
  • Mountain biking
  • Horse riding
Key facts...
Restaurants 40+
Oudoor pool
Car recommended
Ferry terminal
Water parks
Nearest airport Milan Malpensa (63km)
Nearest train station 3 stations in Como (6 kms)

Featured cottages in Cernobbio

The villas in Cernobbio are ledgendary, with some home to film stars like George Clooney and various business tycoons. Hiring a boat gets you a closer look as these magnificent properties that hug the shoreline. Renting a cottage or apartment in Cernobbio provides some breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mountains. Many holiday rentals are conveniently located for all the local amenities and have easy access to the public steam ferry.

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Things to see and do around Como

A few suggestions...
Drive to the top of Mont Bisbino for superb views of the lakes and Swiss Alps
Take a boat to Villa Cipressi in Varenna
Visit the stunning gardens of Villa Carlotta
A ferry ride to the stunning resort of Bellagio
Lake Como’s iconic Villa del Balbianello
Take a water taxi to Nesso and see the raging waterfall
Explore the Castello di Vezio on the mountain top above Varenna
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Our view on Cernobbio

Cernobbio is a great choice for renting a self catering cottage and to use it as a base for exploring the other beautiful resorts around Lake Como. It has the advantage of being a cosmopolitan resort packed with things to see and do and a great place to visit anytime of year.