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Monte Bre

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Beautiful

Definitely worth a visit. Breathtaking view and a great fun ride up. Check for a clear day before... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harshk749
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Ahmedabad, India
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Monte Bre / Lugano

Scenic Views, and it seems that Monte Bre area above Lugano is the sunniest of Switzerland; the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manuela L
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So I came to Lugano for the day, with the goal of hiking the mountain peaks and enjoying the classic and majestic scenic views. My trip advisor forum friends suggested Mte. Bre, and they are described and defined as the local experts. But it was...More

Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Breathtaking view and a great fun ride up. Check for a clear day before you go

Thank harshk749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Scenic Views, and it seems that Monte Bre area above Lugano is the sunniest of Switzerland; the wonderful view of the Alps and the Monte Rosa, disappearing into the bay of Lugano; Monte Bre's summit is about 933 m; iand accessible by the funicular; if...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

In my way to Menaggio from Malpensa Airport I pass by Lugano just to go up to Mont Bre and I am glad I did it. There are plenty of parking spaces close by the funicular so just do it. The toll to get into...More

Thank RayMiami
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Today we had the pleasure of finding what feels like a hidden gem. We were fortunate to have Christina as our guide. Her language skills were just incredible slipping seamlessly from English to German to Spanish making everyone feel at ease. We took a short...More

Thank Sightsee311075
Reviewed 2 October 2018

For those that want a great hike and pretty views, without the "uphill" cardio, do the funicular to the top and choose from one of many downhill hikes. We did the hike from the top , all the way down to Gandria (about 2 hours)...More

Thank Emory02
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It was amazing! After reading some of the reviews that said “meh” or average we were not expecting it to be so great! Those people are crazy! I could have sat at the cafe at the top of the mountain all day and look at...More

Thank Susanssl
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Ride the city bus up, much cheaper. Great views, worth a visit. We opted to walk down and enjoy a leisurely trek down, did not disappoint.

Thank VTLColorado
Reviewed 21 September 2018

Panorama view of city and Alps, restaurant on top, 25 swiss francs incline to top, great photo ops and walk thru lovely park on way to tram

Thank markbrenda2013
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We drove to the top of Mt Bre and although the road was very narrow and winding as you would expect up a mountain it was so worth the drive. We felt like we were on top of the world and the views from the...More

Thank Heather G
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CarolL2793
4 March 2018|
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Response from k0k0bunny |
Not sure about Castagnola. But I took bus 12 from Lugano centro and stop at Roccolo. Then it’s a 2 mins walk to the funicular up to Monte Bre.
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Margaret V
21 October 2016|
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Response from OCF781 | Reviewed this property |
I went you with the funicular
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