Switzerland ( Europe )
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Lugano is categorised as Hill Station

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Reasons to Visit
  • Lugano is situated in the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland, Luganois surrounded by mountain
  • The Italian border lies about 8 km to the south.The city in and around offers a great terrain for biking.
  • You can hire a bike here with GPS tracking and set off on your own escapade on well-maintained tracks during the summer months.
  • During winter, enjoy Snowboarding, Skiing and hiking at the foot of the mountains.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Milan (80 kms), Lake Constance (Bodensee) (257 kms), Basel (263 kms)

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  • Amazing Europe Van Tour (11 Nights)

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  • Understanding Switzerland - A Picture Perfect Destination

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    An array of different kings of fresh fruits flowers and vegetables are laid out every Tuesday and Saturday at the City Centre. Apart from the local goods, tourists can shop for beautiful handicrafts at an affordable price.
    The historical streets of Lugano are known for its small boutiques selling beautiful jewellery pieces, apparels, antiques and restaurants that hold a charm of old ancient roman architecture.
    The town has mild climate throughout from May-October. Take a stroll in the miniature park created at a ratio on 1:25 capturing the famous and important buildings of Switzerland.
    Theme Parks
    Amusement Park
    Due to its peculiar shape, Lake Lugano is very inviting as it offers a view of small villages and hamlets situated at the banks of the lake along with some soothing music and a fabulous array of delicacies.
    Lake or Riverside
    City Lake
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    It has been a fortress since the Roman era embellished with medieval architecture. The town is famous for its three well-preserved medieval castles (Castelgrande, Montebello, Sasso Corbaro), which are listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The place serves as a starting point to the great Alpine passes of the Novena, Gottardo, Lucomagno and San Bernadino.
    Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site
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    La FrecciaRossa (The Red Arrow) is a tourist train at Lugano, that travels along the Lake Lugano and lets you discover the popular sights of the town. The train will take you to popular tourist sights like Monte Generoso, Monte Bre, Monte San Salvatore, Monte Tamaro and Monte Lema.
    Village Visit

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Nearest Airport in Lugano
  • Milano Malpensa Airport ( MXP ) , Milan-80 Kms
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