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Coronavirus Situation

The region is constantly adapting to the current situation and offers its guests services and experiences, which follow the federal and cantonal guidelines and/or measures introduced to contain the further spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and to protect the citizens’ health.

On this page you can find the information on the current situation in Canton Ticino and Switzerland, as well as some useful links and contacts. The Tourist information offices can be reached by telephone on +41 58 220 65 00.

To stay updated on their opening hours, please consult the Contact page. If you have any questions or requirements please write to info@luganoregion.com

 

 

Canton Ticino

General information on the current situation in Ticino can be found on the Canton Ticino (italian).

The Canton of Ticino has set up the official COVID19 page (Italian) in order to inform the population about the current situation in its territory. It has also designed the awareness campaign  "Meglio se vaccinati" to raise awareness of the benefits of vaccination.

Further tourist information can also be found on the website of Ticino Turismo.

You can also contact the Coronavirus Ticino hotline on 0800 144 144. Operators are available every day from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Getting about safely in Switzerland

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The label lets guests know that they are visiting an establishment that has consciously committed to comply with the safety concept.

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Getting about safely in Switzerland

Clean & Safe

The label lets guests know that they are visiting an establishment that has consciously committed to comply with the safety concept.

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INFORMATION FOR TOURISTS

The Ente Turistico del Luganese (Lugano Region) undertakes to constantly update the information on its portal according to the information received from event organizers and regional tourism partners.

Activities, restaurants, shops and services

Details can be found on the website of the Federal Office of Public Health.

Events

It is possible to keep up to date by consulting the calendar of either Lugano Region or Lugano Eventi (Italian).

Recommendations for travellers

Recommendations for travel abroad and conditions for entry into Switzerland.

Medical advice for travellers

Infoline for people travelling to Switzerland. +41 58 464 44 88 (6 am–11 pm) www.safetravel.ch (German or French).

Information for partners

The new guidelines and further information material can be consulted on the Canton Ticino website.

Detailed information on the current situation is available on the website of the Ticinese Tourist Agency (Italian), which is constantly updated.

On the Canton Ticino website you can find out about the short-time work allowance (Italian).

Short-time working hotline 

(Th-Fr 9 am-12 pm / 1 pm - 4 pm) 
091 814 31 03

Business-Hotline

(9 am – 5 pm) 
0840 117 112 / attivita-commerciali@ti.ch

State secretariat for economic affairs - Infoline for companies

058 462 00 66 / seco.admin.ch (Italian)

Travel information

Guests are recommended to keep up to date on the official websites mentioned above and through the relevant authorities in their country.

TRANSPORT

Below are the main references to keep up to date with the available routes. 

Information on SBB rail connections.

More details on the TPL bus schedules

Further information for PostBus travel.

Routes and timetables of the lake and bus services of Società Navigazione del Lago di Lugano.

All the information about FLP trains of the Luganese Railways.

More information on panoramic mountain lifts (Funicular Monte BrèFunicular Monte San SalvatoreCableway Monte Lema (Italian), Cableway Monte Tamaro).