Departing from the tourist office, Lugano’s brilliant guided tours include a free spin of the city centre on Mondays (10am to noon). Other tours are available for a small contribution of Sfr10/5 per adult/child, including the peak of Monte San Salvatore on Wednesdays (10am to 1pm), an architectural highlights tour on Thursdays (10am to noon) and Monte Brè on Fridays (1.10pm to 5.30pm).

Reservation is required for the tours. For the full list, stop by the tourist office or download the PDF at www.luganoturismo.ch.