This lakefront promenade necklaces the shore of glassy Lago di Lugano, set against a backdrop of rugged mountains. Linden and chestnut...
East of the Cassarate stream is the lido, with beaches and a swimming pool.
The ochre-hued Villa Ciani , just in from the lake, is also the site of regular art exhibitions.
Partygoers flock to this cool summertime beach lounge for DJ beats, drinks and flirting by the lakefront.
Lugano’s lakeside beach restaurant is especially popular for its Sunday buffet brunch (Sfr36.50). They also do a Wednesday evening...
Viale Cassarate 3 · interesting places nearby
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Bold artworks grace this contemporary gourmet haunt. Here Silvio and Sabrina ply you with such creative delights as John Dory with beetroot pannacotta, and butter-soft veal shanks infused with pepper and grappa. It has a three-course set lunch (Sfr58) and a tasting feast menu at night (Sfr120).