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Ponte Capriasca

Chiesa di Sant'Ambrogio

Inside one can admire a fresco of the sixteenth century, an excellent reproduction of the Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci.

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Morcote

Chiesa Santa Maria del Sasso

In the church is possible to admire frescoes from various periods, a beautiful illusionistic dome and a 1700 organ.

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Parco San Grato
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.

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The Fishing Museum
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.

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Hermann Hesse museum Montagnola
Montagnola

The Hermann Hesse Museum

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

Brè s/Lugano

Brè

The town of Brè has maintained its characteristics of ancient rural village and has gradually enriched itself with numerous artistic works.

Gandria

Gandria

This fishermen village is quite unique, perched at the bottom of Mount Brè, and it’s rightly famous for its wonderful and romantic atmosphere.

Melide

Melide

The town of Melide and its surroundings offer the possibility of going on excursions on foot, by boat, by postal bus and also that of practicing sports.

Sessa

Sessa

Sessa, once the most important municipality of Malcantone, is today a village of 650 inhabitants on the slope of a hill at the foot of Mount Lema, which gently rolls down to the Ticino river.

Tesserete

Tesserete

Tesserete, located in a sunny valley surrounded by green rolling hills, is the ideal starting point to explore and discover the Capriasca region.