• Taste my Swiss City Lugano
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Taste my Swiss City Lugano - Selfguided food Tour

True food and drink indulgence off the beaten track: discover the taste of Swiss cities by following recommendations from the locals.

This city tour is definitely not in any travel guide (yet). It is a chance to decide for yourself – by choosing the local scene expert to suit your individual taste. Discover their favourite restaurants and be inspired by little delicacies in a rather different way.

Stop 1

Grand Café al Porto, Via Pessina 3, on the pedestrian street that connects Piazza Dante Alighieri with Piazzetta Emilio Maraini (end of Via Nassa) you will find the café near the green grocer shop

Stop 2

Bernasconi Gastronomia, Via Nassa 7, walking along Via Nassa right in front of the San Carlo church under the portico you will find the gastrosnack

Stop 3

Bottegone del vino, Via Magatti 3, from Piazza Riforma looking at the City Hall take the pedestrian street on the left hand side and you will find the restaurant Bottegone del vino on the corner of the next street

Stop 4

Ristorante La Tinera, Via dei Gorini 2, on the narrow alley in front of the Grand Café al Porto a bit hidden you will find the restaurant La Tinera

Stop 5

Vanini 1871, Piazza Riforma, on the square Piazza Riforma right across the City Hall you will find the Vanini "dolce e caffé"



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  1. Contact

    Lugano Region Tourist Offices
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 220 65 00

  2. Notes

    This tour is not guided and instead walked and experienced independently according to the detailed instructions provided on booking. Bookings can be made directly via Getyourguide.

  3. Prices

    CHF 90.-