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4. Experience authenticity

Discover the locals' favourite places, the city's landmarks, its anecdotes, the hidden treasures of our region and its culinary traditions. Numerous partners offer activities and experiences that will help you discover the most authentic side of the region. Choose from numerous tours of the region, a visit to a local craftsman, a romantic picnic in the middle of a vineyard or a cooking class with the family using local produce and traditional recipes and much more. Choose to experience the authentic Lugano region and return home with unforgettable memories.

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Autumn Flavours in Lugano - City Tour (Free)

Every Saturday, from 06.11 to 27.11.2021

Autumn in the region of Lugano gives magic emotions…

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Autumn Vibes - Guided City Tour (Free)

In autumn the region of Lugano gives magical emotions... experience them with the "Autumn Vibes" tour!

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Guided excursion Lugano - Gandria

Every Thursday, from 24.06 to 14.10.2021

A visit to Lugano may not be defined as such if you don't include Gandria, a romantic and picturesque hamlet.

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Lugano - Guided City Walk (Free Tour)

Every Saturday, from 03.04 to 30.10.2021

An interesting walk discovering Lugano’s new train station, the recently restored Cathedral and the city seen from above.

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Lugano - Unexpected Classic Tour (Free Tour)

Every Monday, from 03.05. to 18.10.2021

The charming actors will allow you to travel in time and get to know the people and the places that have made the city great.

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Taste my Swiss City Lugano - Selfguided food Tour

True food and drink indulgence off the beaten track: discover the taste of Swiss cities by following recommendations from the locals.

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Be Free Go Green

“Tailor-made” activities and events, which have an eco-friendly base and enhance the environment and the land by counteracting mass tourism. The project is divided into 5 main themes:

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Family and cooking tour

A tasty Ticino travel experience! Together with your local guide you will live unforgettable moments for the whole family!

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Family Tour

A walking tour of Lugano designed specifically to discover the history and secrets of the city while the children have fun along the way with games and activities.

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Food & Wine Tour Lugano

A guided tour through the historic center of Lugano during which you will make several stops to enjoy various specialties from Ticino and other cantons, including the delicious Merlot.

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Highlights and beer experience - Sights and Suds

A fun and easy way for a quick orientation to Lugano center if your time is limited.

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Street Market-to-Fork Experience

A completely original way to discover the products at km 0, and then prepare tasty recipes.

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Visit a Craftsman

Aticrea is the Association of Ticino artisans and artists.