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Change of schedule and possible cancelled activities

Events, exhibitions, shows and entertainment activities may be postponed or even cancelled.

Given the ever-changing situation, we would advise you to always check opening times in advance as well as any restrictions applying to the event directly with the contact people indicated.

We do our best to keep you constantly updated but apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Brusino Arsizio

Monte San Giorgio: a jump into the past

Lugano – Brusino – Monte San Giorgio – Tremona From Lugano take the boat to Brusino, a characteristic village on Lake Ceresio.

From here you can take the cable car to Serpiano, on Monte San Giorgio (UNESCO WHL). We suggest you to stop at the Restaurant Hotel Serpiano to enjoy an excellent coffee on the panoramic terrace. Continue in the direction of Tremona and on the way stop in a typical grotto to discover the tastes of the region. In Tremona you will find the only archaeological park in Ticino. Rent your 3D glasses at the Infopoint and experience a truly unique visit, immersing yourself in the life of the Middle Ages. Return by bus to Mendrisio, continue by train to Lugano.

The ideal program:


Excursion for everyone


  • Take a boat ride to Brusino
  • Take the Brusino – Serpiano cableway
  • Coffee at the Serpiano hotel restaurant
  • Hike from Serpiano to Tremona (1h 30)
  • Lunch in a typical Grotto or Restaurant


  • Rental of Augmented Reality glasses at the Infopoint, Tremona
  • Visit to the Archaeological Park
  • Return by bus and train

Not to be missed

  • Village of Meride
  • Terrace of Valmara
  • Fossil Museum, Meride
  • Public bath, Brusino
  • Spectacular view

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  1. Contact

    6827 Brusino Arsizio

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    +41 58 220 65 00


    Organizzazione Turistica Regionale
    Mendrisiotto e Basso Ceresio
    Via Angelo Maspoli 15
    6850 Mendrisio
    +41 (0)91 641 30 50
    +41 (0)91 641 30 59

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Opening season
    01.04 - 31.10.2019
    Open all days