Strolling through Mendrisio


Lugano – Mendrisio

Between Monte Generoso and Monte San Giorgio (Unesco World Heritage) there are varied hiking trails that lead through the sun-drenched vineyards.

Take the train to Mendrisio to visit the historical centre and discover the hidden corners of a town that is called “magnificent”. A lunch at the typical wine cellars will recharge your batteries for an afternoon of crazy shopping at Fox- Town. Before returning to Lugano, stop for an aperitif by the lake and enjoy a moment of relaxation on the shores of Lake Ceresio.

The ideal program:


  • Excursion for everyone


  • Take the train to Mendrisio
  • Walk from the train station to the center
  • Visit to the historical centre
  • Visit the Museum of Art of Mendrisio
  • Lunch at the Cantine di Mendrisio


  • Shopping at FoxTown
  • Take the train from San Martino to Maroggia
  • Enjoy a drink at the Lido di Maroggia
  • Return by train to Lugano

Not to be missed

  • Museo dei Trasparenti, Casa Croci, Mendrisio Palazzo Reali – MASI second site (re-opening in early 2019)
  • Audioguides (free of charge)
  • Architecture
  • Sunset at the Lido


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

Organizzazione Turistica Regionale
Mendrisiotto e Basso Ceresio
Via Angelo Maspoli 15
6850 Mendrisio
+41 (0)91 641 30 50
+41 (0)91 641 30 59

6850 Mendrisio

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