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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.


A 360° panorama from the Top of Monte San Salvatore

Lugano – Monte San Salvatore – Carona – Parco San Grato

From Lugano Paradiso it is possible to reach with the funicolar the summit of Monte San Salvatore, which has been called Switzerland’s Sugar Loaf Mountain. Here you can admire a 360° view and stop at the panoramic terrace of the Restaurant for a bite to eat in company.

There is the possibility to continue the route on foot towards Carona, passing through the beautiful historical centre of Ciona. Don’t miss a visit to the San Grato Park, famous for its rhododendrons and azaleas, which attract many tourists during the flowering period, and for its various themed paths, which are also suitable for children.


The ideal program:



  • Lunch at Carona and visit the centre
  • Visit to Parco San Grato with its different thematic path
  • Dive into the pool at Carona during summer

Not to be missed

  • Continue the excursion to Alpe Vicania – Torello and then to Morcote
  • Return by boat to Lugano
  • “Scuola natura, Scuola avventura”, a special Educational Program by Monte San Salvatore

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  1. Contact

    6900 Lugano-Paradiso

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

  2. Opening

    Opening season
    16.03 - 03.11.2019
    Open all year