This lakefront promenade necklaces the shore of glassy Lago di Lugano, set against a backdrop of rugged mountains. Linden and chestnut...
The ochre-hued Villa Ciani , just in from the lake, is also the site of regular art exhibitions.
Campione d’Italia Casino
The 12-storey casino, converted by Lugano’s favourite architect, Mario Botta, into Europe’s biggest in 2005, does a brisk business....
Partygoers flock to this cool summertime beach lounge for DJ beats, drinks and flirting by the lakefront.
L’Antica Osteria del Porto
Set back from Lugano’s sailing club, this is the place for local fish and Ticinese dishes like polenta crostini with porcini. The...
Viale Castagnola · interesting places nearby
East of the Cassarate stream is the lido, with beaches, volleyball, splash areas for kids and an Olympic-size swimming pool.