East of the Cassarate stream is the lido, with beaches, volleyball, splash areas for kids and an Olympic-size swimming pool.
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.
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
Al Lido information
Lugano’s lakeside beach restaurant is especially popular for its Sunday buffet brunch (Sfr36.50). They also do a Wednesday evening version, Lunar (6.30pm to 1am), for the same price and with DJ thrown in.