Panorama of Lake Maggiore and the Borromean Islands, with a small boat in the foreground and mountains in the background

Lake Maggiore, Italy

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Lake Maggiore vacation rentals

Straddling the border between Italy and Switzerland, Lake Maggiore is a magnificent sight in the southern Alps. It is the second-largest lake in Italy, and the largest in the south of Switzerland, and stretches for over 82 square miles of deep, blue water surrounded by soaring alpine peaks. 

Our Lake Maggiore vacation rentals are glamorous, luxurious villas right on the waterfront, with incredible lake views and bags of authentic Italian charm. With large villas sleeping as many as 18 guests and smaller Lake Maggiore vacation rentals for family breaks, there is plenty of choice for all types of travelers. Find a Lake Maggiore villa rental that also has fantastic features and amenities, including beautiful private pools, game rooms, and even pet-friendly features.

Villa san Remigio 4 Lake Maggiore vacation rental, with mountian and lake view

Useful information

Can you swim in Lake Maggiore?

Yes, there are several beaches and public lidos from which you can swim in the clear waters of Lake Maggiore. Summer is the most pleasant time for a dip, as the waters reach pleasing temperatures of 20 - 22 degrees Celsius or up to 71 degrees Fahrenheit.

How deep is Lake Maggiore?

Lake Maggiore is 1220 feet deep.

How far is Lake Como from Lake Maggiore?

Lake Maggiore is 88 miles away from Lake Como.

Where is Lake Maggiore?

Lake Maggiore is in northern Italy and sits across the Swiss-Italian border in the southern Alps mountain range.

How big is Lake Maggiore?

Lake Maggiore is 82.09 square miles across. It is the second-largest lake in all of Italy, and the second-largest lake in southern Switzerland.

A twilight view of Lake Maggiore, Italy


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Lake Maggiore villas with pools

The draw of a cooling swimming pool on a hot summer’s day is undeniable, and our Lake Maggiore villas with pools are fantastic places to enjoy a refreshing dip in the summer sunshine. With stunning lake views and fantastic amenities including games rooms and pet-friendly features, these beautiful villas with pools have got authentically Italian charms alongside all the facilities you could wish for.

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A private swimming pool overlooking Lake Maggiore

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