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Lugano
Perfectly positioned on a lake with the Alps at its back, lucky Lugano has a little bit of everything. Ride a cable car up Monte San Salvatore or Monte Bre for sunny panoramas of lake, rivers, mountains and red-roofed buildings. Explore the town's churches, cathedrals and the expressive and colorful Piazza della Riforma. Sample some slow-cooked Ticinese cuisine, explore the lake on a boat or spend the day at the lido with its Olympic-sized pool.

All things to do » Things to do

Lake Lugano
Lake Lugano
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Parco Civico
Parco Civico
Attraction type: Parks
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Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Monte San Salvatore
Monte San Salvatore
Attraction type: Mountains; Lookouts
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Monte Bre
Monte Bre
Attraction type: Lookouts; Mountains
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago
Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago
Ranked #1 of 409 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: US$ 61 - US$ 204
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Italian, European
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Ristorante le Bucce di Gandria
Ristorante le Bucce di Gandria
Ranked #1 of 8 Restaurants in Gandria
Price: US$ 20 - US$ 61
Cuisines: Italian, European, Mediterranean
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Elementi
Elementi
Ranked #3 of 409 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: US$ 10 - US$ 41
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Central European, Fusion
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Motto del Gallo
Motto del Gallo
Ranked #4 of 409 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: US$ 45 - US$ 91
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Grotto del Pep
Grotto del Pep
Ranked #5 of 409 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: US$ 41 - US$ 72
Cuisines: Swiss, Barbecue
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer

All accommodation » Where to stay - Budget

Hotel Montarina & Backpackers Hostel
2.0 of 5
Hotel Montarina & Backpackers Hostel
US$ 33 - US$ 196 (CHF 32 - CHF 192)
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Youth Hostel Lugano Savosa
2.0 of 5
Youth Hostel Lugano Savosa
US$ 58 - US$ 164
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le bucce di Gandria
le bucce di Gandria
US$ 72 - US$ 104 (CHF 70 - CHF 102)
Ranked #1 of 2 Gandria B&B and Inns
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Midrange

Hotel International au Lac
3.5 of 5
Hotel International au Lac
US$ 163 - US$ 303
Ranked #6 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Federale
3.0 of 5
Hotel Federale
US$ 159 - US$ 337 (CHF 156 - CHF 330)
Ranked #9 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Delfino Lugano
3.5 of 5
Hotel Delfino Lugano
US$ 118 - US$ 257 (CHF 115 - CHF 251)
Ranked #13 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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All accommodation » Where to stay - Luxury

Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
4.0 of 5
Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
US$ 222 - US$ 357
Ranked #1 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Splendide Royal
5.0 of 5
Hotel Splendide Royal
US$ 383 - US$ 550
Ranked #2 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
5.0 of 5
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
US$ 430 - US$ 600 (CHF 421 - CHF 587)
Ranked #3 of 44 Hotels in Lugano
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.