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Gandria pathway, visit to the Customs Museum and aperitive in Cantine di Gandria

An easy excursion on foot, along the path that runs longlake the Ceresio, immersed in the tranquility to admire the Mediterranean flora and fauna and the splendid scenery of the lake and the surrounding mountains that frame it.


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Green Table – CITY ART “Lunch / dinner with…”

Tasting delicious local organic produce and talking about art, its forms and expressions…

Montagnola

In the footsteps of Hermann Hesse between culture, gastronomy and nature

This tour will give you a close-up insight into the life of the great German author Hermann Hesse and allow you to explore the places where he lived for over 40 years in an enjoyable alternation of culture, local gastronomy and nature.


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3D Virtual Tour

Wearing special glasses and following a guided path of augmented reality, you will have the opportunity to live a unique experience finding yourself catapulted into the history of Lugano.

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Architour: Lugano and its architecture

Discover the 20th and 21st century architecture, which characterizes Lugano, embarking on a fascinating trip between our recent past and a present projected into the future.

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Autumn Flavours in Lugano - City Tour (Free)

Every Saturday, from 06.11 to 27.11.2021

Autumn in the region of Lugano gives magic emotions…

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Christmas is in the air – Lugano City Tour (Free)

Every Saturday, from 04.12. to 18.12.2021

A city that transforms itself and provides unforgettable experiences…

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Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati

The Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, open to the public in the exhibition venue next to the LAC cultural centre, displays over 200 important artworks, selected according to different criteria on the basis of its presentation.

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Cruise with visit to the Swiss Custom's Museum

Lake cruise and visit to the particular Swiss Custom’s Museum, full of surprises and curious facts on the activities of customs officers and smugglers.

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Discovering treasures in the Lugano area

Discover the surroundings of Lugano and its hidden treasures, you will have the opportunity to not only admire beautiful views but above all to get to know the local people, producers of our excellent wines and delicious cheeses, the local handicrafts from ceramics, to the violins handmade by the master luthier up to our impressive alpine horn.

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Family and cooking tour

A tasty Ticino travel experience! Together with your local guide you will live unforgettable moments for the whole family!

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Family Tour

A walking tour of Lugano designed specifically to discover the history and secrets of the city while the children have fun along the way with games and activities.

Vaglio

Green Trails ARTinBOSCO

A real open-air museum, artistic works created by Swiss and international artists leaning on the ground or suspended in the air and created exclusively with natural materials that appear along the path of S.Clemente in Capriasca between the whistling of birds, the smell of wood and the lush vegetation that envelops the soul, it seems to be in a fairytale forest.

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Green Trails City Art

Let's have breakfast in a unique place: inside a historic building opposite Villa Saroli, where you can breathe history and learn about art. With a good cup of coffee or tea, we'll introduce you to this experience.

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Green Trails Green Digital Art Lugano

You will discover the historic streets of a city centre experiencing urban transformation, accompanied by those who daily live this transformation. An unexpected city of Lugano, beating with energy, eco-friendly art installations and urban art.

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Guided excursion Lugano - Gandria

Every Thursday, from 24.06 to 14.10.2021

A visit to Lugano may not be defined as such if you don't include Gandria, a romantic and picturesque hamlet.

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Guided excursion Lugano - Monte Brè

Every Friday, from 21.05 to 22.10.2021

From the heart of the city to the sunniest peak of Lugano. You'll enjoy the splendid view and walk through the tiny village of Brè.

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Guided excursion Lugano - Monte San Salvatore

Every Wednesday, from 09.06 to 13.10.2021

The excursion allows you to enjoy this natural landmark from all its points of view.

Sessa

Guided Tour of Sessa

Every Monday from April to October, free guided excursion of the village Sessa.

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Guided tours to discover the LAC Cultural Centre

Accompanied by a guide, you have the opportunity to discover LAC the cultural centre through a route that winds through the present and the past.

Morcote

Guided visit of Morcote

2016 Morcote was voted the loveliest village in Switzerland!

Carona

Guided visit to Carona

A guided visit of 60 minutes around the village of Carona which will make history come alive.

Montagnola

Guided Walking Tour with audioguide "Following the trail of Hermann Hesse"

A footpath which takes to Hesse’s favourite places, passing by the houses where he lived, and ending to the cemetery where he is buried.

Gandria

Guided Walks to Gandria

Guided Walks to Gandria village and ancient Gandria promoted by "La Bottega di Gandria".

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Italiano in Ticino!

Learn Italian in Ticino!

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Lake cruise with stop in Gandria

Lake Cruise with stop in Gandria. Multilingual guide.

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Lugano - Guided City Walk (Free Tour)

Every Saturday, from 03.04 to 30.10.2021

An interesting walk discovering Lugano’s new train station, the recently restored Cathedral and the city seen from above.

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Lugano - Unexpected Classic Tour (Free Tour)

Every Monday, from 05.04. to 18.10.2021

The charming actors will allow you to travel in time and get to know the people and the places that have made the city great.

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Lugano Photo Tour - Also for IPad and IPhone

Have you ever thought of discovering the territory and at the same time to improve your photo skills? Lugano Photo Tour is the opportunity!

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Marionette Museum

The Museum exhibits more than a hundred of these wooden actors which, thanks to Michel and Michèle Poletti, have performed on the international stage since 1966.

Bellinzona

Medieval Evening UNESCO Castles

In the three castles of Bellinzona, Castelgrande, Sasso Corbaro and Montebello it is possible to organize unique gala evenings in perfect medieval style.

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Mini ceramic course by the lake

A short trip by private boat will take you to a Grotto, the Grotto San Rocco is on the opposite shore of Lugano. Upon arrival there will be Natalie Nevo, a local artist who will have the pleasure of teaching you her technique and art.

Vaglio

Photo Tours Bosco di Redde (Vaglio)

A guided excursion with a professional Landscape photographer.
Improve your shooting technique whether you approach the subject as a beginner or as an amateur.

Lugano-Gandria

Photo Tours Gandria

A guided excursion with a professional Landscape photographer.
Improve your shooting technique whether you approach the subject as a beginner or as an amateur.

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Photohunt Lugano

Photo-Hunt is an interactive game in which participants, divided into teams, receive photographs of some Lugano city details, some of which are easy to locate, others more difficult.

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Santa Maria degli Angeli 3D

History comes alive.

Sessa

Sessa gold mine

A wreath of experience and history.

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Street Art guided Tour and Aperitif

Street Art and Graffitti, more and more present in the cities but what do they want to tell us? Free expression or vandalism?

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Visit a Craftsman

Aticrea is the Association of Ticino artisans and artists.

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Walking tour and fit cooking workshop

A dynamic, healthy and fun way to visit the city, combining the pleasure of walking with physical exercise and culinary art.