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Lugano Region.
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Discover the early spring in the south of Switzerland, where the mild climate and the awakening nature create the ideal conditions to spend pleasant moments in the region.

Here you can admire the intense colours, smell the fresh scents of nature and let yourself be surprised by the beauty of the landscape, the variety of villages and the Mediterranean lifestyle of the city. During your stay you can taste the typical dishes and the characteristic wines of Ticino, discovering the local traditions.

From a simple stroll through the streets of the city centre, to a bike ride along the lakeside or an excursion along one of the many hiking trails in the region, every moment is the right one to let you be surprised by the beauty of the region of Lugano.

Choose from a wide range of accommodations and activities for your holiday. Discover the typical hospitality of the true south of Switzerland.

Lugano Region is in constant touch with its partners in order to make sure that contents are always up-to-date. Given the ever-changing situation, we highly recommend that you check opening times and any restrictions on activities directly with the partner indicated.

 

Offers for women

100% Women

Switzerland Tourism wants to celebrate the power of women, by focusing on their specific needs in both travel and leisure. With the "Offers for Women" initiative, it has put together a series of activities exclusively for women and aimed at their main interests.

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Offers for women

100% Women

Switzerland Tourism wants to celebrate the power of women, by focusing on their specific needs in both travel and leisure. With the "Offers for Women" initiative, it has put together a series of activities exclusively for women and aimed at their main interests.

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Discover the offers in the region

We would like to welcome you warmly to our region, for this reason we have put together several proposals for those who want to visit the region of Lugano.

Let yourself be captivated by the area’s beauty and richness, its wonderful lake, its history and culture and its food and wine tradition.

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Lugano Road Bike Tour

Lugano Road Bike Tour

A circular itinerary proposed in three stages, to discover this varied territory surrounded by nature. It extends as high as possible in the region, on roads with moderate traffic.

A single tour to discover some of the most exciting places in the area of Lugano that can be reached on your road bike’s saddle!

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Lugano Road Bike Tour

Theme Trails

Discover the closer and further surroundings area on foot thanks the theme trails in the Region of Lugano! Journey from south to north, and you'll travel from olive groves and vineyards, across rolling plateaux, to silent forest and rugged mountains peaks. This selection of themes itineraries will give you a taste of the extraordinary variety of walks.

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Experiences

Embark on a journey to immerse yourself in the area’s history, art, culture and food and drink. We have a diverse range of local partners who organise activities and real experiences; providing inside access to the local area.

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Gastronomy & Traditions

How about a glass of red wine or a gourmet tasting session in a luxury setting? Whatever your gastronomic preferences, you’re sure to find culinary specialities which will delight your taste buds. You’ll relish local products and zero km delicacies ingeniously prepared by expert cooks and chefs.

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Art & culture

Museum and cultural spaces

From art to history museums, from temporary exhibitions to private collections and art galleries: Lugano is studded with innumerable ideas for personal and cultural enrichment.

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Art & culture

Museum and cultural spaces

From art to history museums, from temporary exhibitions to private collections and art galleries: Lugano is studded with innumerable ideas for personal and cultural enrichment.

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CENERI 2020

Ticino is now even closer thanks to the Ceneri Base Tunnel. As of 13 December 2020, it takes around 15-25 minutes less to reach the region by train from Switzerland’s major cities.

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Holiday Card

The region of Lugano offers all kind of activities suitable for all tastes. With the Holiday Card you can benefit of over various discounts throughout your stay.

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Ticino Ticket

Staying overnight in a hotel, hostel or campsite you have the possibility to use for free public transport and to get discounts on mountain railways, boat trips on the Swiss part of the lakes and on the main tourist attractions of Ticino.

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