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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.

Brè s/Lugano

Full-sized wonders to miniature marvels

Lugano – Monte Brè – Swissminiatur

The excursion includes a walk in the city centre of Lugano, a visit to Monte Brè and a boat trip to the Swissminiatur theme park. From large to small, and from small to minature, this is a trip on a varying scale. After a walk among the city buildings, the boutiques of Via Nassa and the flowerbeds of the Parco Ciani, with the funicular you go up to Monte Brè, where from the top you can admire the same buildings you previously visited visited, reduced to tiny models by the distance. Upon return to Lugano, enjoy the Swissminiatur of Melide, an internationally known theme park that reproduces the most important architectural monuments of Switzerland.

The ideal program:


  • Visit to Lugano and Via Nassa
  • Stroll along the lakefront and around Parco Ciani
  • Take the funicular to the summit of Monte Brè
  • Stroll around Brè village


  • Take the funicular down to Cassarate
  • Stroll around Parco Ciani
  • Take the boat from Lugano to Melide
  • Visit to the village and the Swissminiatur theme park

Not to be missed:

  • Lugano city centre and lakefront
  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
  • Lido di Melide (summer)
  • Melide playground 

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  1. Contact

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    6979 Brè s/Lugano
    +41 58 220 65 00