• Getting to Casa Cima

    Find us overlooking Lake Lugano

    Casa Cima

  • Boat dock on Como


  • Central location

    Near the region's best destination spots

    Casa Cima

  • Varenna

    Varenna on the shores of Lake Como

    Casa Cima

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Getting there

By car

This Lake Lugano villa with pool is centrally located to a number of recognized tourist spots, and easily navigated by car. The table below provides distances and expected times for popular nearby destinations.

Place Distance (km) Travel time by car
Menaggio 15 20 mins
Lugano 13 18 mins
Milan 90 1 hr 30 mins
Bergamo 160 2 hrs 10 mins
St Moritz 111 2 hrs 10 mins
Como 45 1 hr
Malpensa Airport 90 1 hr 15 mins


Getting there - transfers can be arranged by car or Minivan to arrive at Casa Cima. Cars seat up to 4 guests and Minivans seat up to 8 guests. Please note that prices are subject to change.

To Casa Cima from Car Minivan
Milan Malpensa and Linate airports € 180 € 210
Milan Bergamo airport € 210 € 240
Milan or Central Train Station € 180 € 210
Como or Como Train Station € 110 € 130

Like most places in this area the access road to Casa Cima is steep and narrow, best suited to smaller cars.

By plane

The closest three airport to arrive at are Milan Malpensa (MXP), Milan Linate (LIN) and Lugano (LUG)

By Train

The Closest train stations to Cima di Porlezza still require car or taxi to arrive at Casa Cima. The nearest train stations to Cima di Porlezza are Como to the south and Lugano to the north.

Another option is to catch a train from Milan to Lugano. Trains arriving at Lugano station leave Milano Central and travel through Monza and Como before arriving at Lugano main station. Passports are checked at the Italian/Swiss border town of Chiasso. The journey is around 1.5 hours. A single ticket costs less than 20 Euros and can be purchased from the SBB Rail site. For more information about arriving by train check out the Discover Porlezza website.

By Bus

Three times a day there is a direct bus from Malpensa airport to Porlezza:

Dep 8:30 - Arrive 9:42
Dep 13:00 - Arrive 14:12
Dep 19:30 - Arrive 20:42

You can also arrive at Lake Lugano from Switzerland through San Bernadino or Splugenplass and then drive through the lake roads. A further alternative is to arrive through Chiasso from the San Gotthard tunnel.