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No toilets!

This is quite difficult to find, along some very windy roads with loads of hairpin bends. But the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Giles D
London, United Kingdom
Amazing views !

Well worth the long drive up the mountain with innumerable hairpin bends. The gallery is a stunning... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Stone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite difficult to find, along some very windy roads with loads of hairpin bends. But the view from the top when you get there is fantastic, an almost 180 degree view over Switzerland and Lake Lugano. There is also a lower viewing platform...More

Thank Giles D
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Well worth the long drive up the mountain with innumerable hairpin bends. The gallery is a stunning viewpoint to see Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore, Lake Piano and even Lake Como on a clear day. Plenty of parking and a small bar available.

Thank Tallinda
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

What a beautifull view! On a bright day you supposatly can even see Milan. Beautifull view of lago di lugano. You can see high peaks. Drive is a bit difficult to find but road is accessible and pretty easy to drive. Sometimes with a little...More

Thank grilled_tomato
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Well worth the drive. The views are spectacular. Take a picnic and sunbathing stuff if you visit in summer. There is a lovely cafe at the top with alcohol and deck chairs. We were blown away by the scenery

Thank michelle22cat
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Definitely take the time to make the trek up this mountain (some switch back roads, but very passable) because you will not regret it. Views were breathtaking and gorgeous.

Thank mortgagemachine
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The attraction is the view from the top of the mountain and the drive or ride to arrive there. A motorcycle friend suggested this as a lunch stop on a day ride to and from Lake Como. There was some traffic, but generally a nice...More

Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Decided to take a drive up whilst holidaying at Lake Como, was not expecting the spectacular views....there are a few villages with restaurants etc en route and once arrived the temperature dropped by 12 degrees. Take a jacket and some drinks and just take in...More

Thank RichCymrufach
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A very pleasant restaurant for a summers lunch & a drink on the patio when exploring the Sighignola look out area . Generous car parking across the road. Popped in for a brunch on the run & a G&T x 2 .. Service was excellent...More

Thank warner392
Reviewed 23 July 2017

On the Swiss/Italian border high above a forest drive - could do with a revamp. Great views towards Lake Lugano and distant Alps. We could not see Lake Como as suggested.

Thank Heidi M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A great point and a fantastic view on a clear day over Lake lugano and surrounding mountains. Very exposed on a windy day but beautiful the same

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