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About Ranco

Laid-back and tranquil, the charming village of Ranco offers a peaceful location on Lake Maggiore. This is a great spot for people looking to relax on the lake and escape the crowds of bigger lake towns such as Stresa. Our selection of the best places to stay in Ranco are made for people who are looking for a relaxing retreat.

What not to miss

  • There's not a great deal to do Ranco but the lake is the big pull. Take a lovely stroll along the lakeside promenade or simply recline by the water.

Our selection of the best places to stay in Ranco are small affairs that have a focus on great hospitality and delicious food.

The best places to stay in Ranco

For families

  • Albergo Belvedere is perfectly suited for a family trip to Ranco. Charming rooms, beautiful lakeside positioning and an excellent restaurant all come together to create a delightful hotel.

For a relaxing retreat

  • For those looking for a tranquil spot to recline on the lake, Il Sole di Ranco is your place. Whether it's eating fresh fish from the lake in the hotel's restaurant or luxuriating beside the pool, it's ideal for people looking for a relaxing getaway.

For an apartment or villa

  • For self-catering options, browse the choices at our online partner

Travel Information

  • The best airport for getting to Ranco is Milan.
  • Hiring a car is a great way to explore the lake, so visit our online partner Rentalcars.
  • The best time to visit Ranco is from May to September when the temperature sits comfortably in the twenties.

Still not sure?

Best Hotels in Ranco

  • Albergo Belvedere VA, Lake Maggiore 12 rooms from £112

    A quaint little restaurant with rooms in a stunning location with views of Lake Maggiore. The simple and stylish rooms offer a laid back atmosphere. The renowned restaurant serves local food and boasts a terrace with panoramic views. A charming base for local explorers or more active types.

    Romantic Break  -  Special private candlelight dinners under the stars can be arranged on request.
    Families  -  Great for families, extra cots for children below 3 years can be provided.
    Views  -  Right by the Lake Maggiore with all rooms offering wonderful views.
    Fishing  -  A perfect base for anglers the hotel has their own fishing boats and can take you out for the day
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  • Il Sole di Ranco Ranco Varese, Lake Maggiore 14 rooms from £158

    Lovely lakeside hotel and gourmet restaurant. Romantic views over Maggiore, elegant understated bedrooms and suites, pool, excellent food served on the terrace, lots of fresh fish from the lake. A gourmet choice for families and total relaxation.

    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Swimming Pool  -  Oudoor pool
    Cooking classes  -  Check for timings.
    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux
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