Spend a day at Swissminiatur in Melide and enjoy this open-air miniature park located, on the shore of Lake Lugano, in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. It is surrounded by mountains like Monte Generoso, Monte San Salvatore and Monte San Giorgio, which has been declared an UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site.
• 1 hour
Ticino is the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland and famous for its mild and Mediterranean climate, perfect for relaxing summer holiday with sunshine and blue sky. Lugano is full of Mediterranean flair and southern joie de vivre and our 3-day gastronomy package is a perfect way to experience some of the culinary delights of this fascinating part of the country.
• 3 days
Make sure your transfer from Lugano Airport (LUG) to your hotel or private address in Lugano city centre is organized and enjoy your trip to the fullest.
• 1 hour
Depart Milan on an air-conditioned coach and after just one hour arrive in Como. Visit the historic center and enjoy some free time to explore the Old Town and shop in the local boutiques. Continue on your panoramic coach journey around the side of Lake Como. Admire the lakeside villas and the majestic mountain scenery before crossing the Swiss border.Arrive in Lugano to discover the most elegant and popular spots in the city. With your guide, explore the pedestrianized center. See Via Nassa, which was formerly where the women of the city weaved the nets for fishermen and is now a sophisticated shopping street. Visit the shoreside Casinò Lugano. After free time for lunch, board a one-hour cruise on the shimmering Lake Lugano. Enjoy views to soaring mountain peaks, green meadows, and glistening blue water, a perfect Alpine scene.
• 10 hours
Experience the essence of Italian-speaking Switzerland - Easy 1 hour walk on the Olive Trail with the best views of Lake Lugano- Hear about Lugano's amazing history while browsing in high-end fashion outlets with a backdrop of gorgeous scenery- Taste local food and wine - Refresh yourself at a quaint village where the buildings hang off the side of the mountain- Take a boat cruise to your “grotto” lunch spot and make your own “classic risotto” under instruction from a master chef - Taste local Ticino wine produced by local winemakers from the vineyards around Lugano. and the region
• 6 hours
Enjoy this romantic walking tour from Gandria to Lugano. Take a 1-hour walk on the Olive Trail with the best views of Lake Lugano. Stroll around the village and eat something in one of the many different restaurants in Gandria. A boat will be waiting for you for the return to Lugano. The tour begins at 10am and has a duration of approximately 4 hours.
• 258 minutes
Enjoy the view in this 3 hour tour in Lugano. The tour will begin at 10am on the lake shore just beneath Monte San Salvatore. You will then be able to experience Lugano Arte Cultura, the Santa Maria Degli Angeli Church, and even riding a cable car to the top of Monte San Salvatore. At the top of the mountain, you will have some free time to explore and have a picnic until it's time to ride the cable car back down, concluding the tour. Food and drinks are not included on this tour.
• 3 hours
From the heart of the city to the most uncontaminated peak of Lugano. You'll enjoy the splendid view and walk through the tiny village of Brè on this guided tour. Explore Lugano by land and sea with guidance by a local guide
• 264 minutes
Snacks typical of the region in their original setting, recommended by locals: the “Taste My Swiss City” tours address people’s desire to get to know a city from a local’s perspective, in gastronomic terms. Immerse yourself in Lugano and visit some locations off the beaten track. This selfguided tour lists the six best places for eating and drinking.
• 3 hours
A day dedicated to the world of chestnuts. Starting from Lamone train station and with a small bus you reach the Castagno-themed trail along the route from Arosio to Vezio. Subsequently, a food stop is scheduled directly in the chestnut woods with a local producer. On the way there will be the opportunity to collect chestnuts which the participants can take home to delight the whole family. The day continues at Vezio where the Chestnut Festival takes place. A traditional lunch based on local products will be served to the participants who will then have the opportunity to witness the loading of the Gra. In the afternoon the itinerary continues to Vezio. In Vezio, a shuttle bus will bring the participants back to Lamone station.
• 9 hours