Top things to do in Morcote

Garden in Morcote

Parco Scherrer

Set in subtropical parkland, Parco Scherrer, 400m west of the boat stop in Morcote, is the dream come true of textile merchant and art enthusiast Hermann Arthur Scherrer, who bought the land sloping down to the lake…
Church in Morcote

Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso

It's a stiff 15-minute climb up a seemingly endless flight of steps to this church, lifted on a hilltop above the lake and easily identified by its prominent bell tower. Originally built in Romanesque style in the 1…
Italian in Morcote

Ristorante della Torre

A rustic, beamed dining room with an invitingly old-fashioned air sets the scene at this restaurant, with a lovely terrace right by the lake. Service is super-friendly and the food, though not imaginative, is bang o…