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 Top 10 attractions in the region

Montagnola

The Hermann Hesse Museum

The Museum hosts precious evidence of Hermann Hesse’s last 43 years in Montagnola up until his death.

Lugano-Carona

Parco San Grato

As soon as you enter these one-of-a-kind botanical gardens you’ll feel you're in an enchanted world where colors and scents make for a truly unforgettable experience.

Lugano-Carona

Carona

The village has antique roots and is very picturesque as many architects, sculptors, painters and artists have left behind their masterpieces around town.

Lugano

Discovering Capriasca’s natural treasures

Tesserete – Cagiallo – Lugaggia – Vaglio – Sala Capriasca

A day spent in forests, villages and chestnut woods.

Rivera

Monte Tamaro cable

Mount Tamaro is one of the most appreciated spots of the region and supplies Alpine emotions at a stone’s throw from the city.

Caslano

Caslano

The original town settlement lies on the shores of the lake and is off the main traffic artery. Characteristic are the narrow internal streets and its vast square on the lake.

Miglieglia

Monte Lema

Mount Lema is the most majestic summit of Italian Switzerland. Its natural green terrace overlooks the Southern valleys of Ticino, the Lake of Lugano, the Valleys of Luino and of Lake Maggiore.

Caslano

The Fishing Museum

This fascinating exhibition gives us an idea of fishing from prehistoric times to today, touching upon several subjects like boat construction, the fish trade, the production of fishing nets, fish species found in our rivers and lakes, ancient fishing techniques, all this, in a relaxing environment close to the lake shore.

Melide

Swissminiatur

Swissminiatur is an open-air museum where you can admire the most important Swiss buildings and means of transportation.

Morcote

Morcote

This peaceful village on the lakeshore, once entirely devoted to fishing, is the winner of the contest for "the most beautiful village in Switzerland".

Origlio

Origlio Lake

The charm of the landscape and its peace and quiet are the main attractions of the lake of Origlio region, located just few kilometers away from Lugano.