“Tailor-made” activities and events, which have an eco-friendly base and enhance the environment and the land by counteracting mass tourism. The project is divided into 5 main themes:
City Art: Shunk-Kender "Art through the eye of the camera (1957-1983)"
True food and drink indulgence off the beaten track: discover the taste of Swiss cities by following recommendations from the locals.
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.
Different one-day excursions to discover the region in all its facets, a perfect match between food and wine, culture and nature.
Cima Pianca - A multilingual tourist guide will accompany as you discover this mountain’s scenic wonders.
Guided exursion at Monte Lema during the Perseid meteor shower.
18.07 / 25.07 / 08.08.2020
Accompanied by expert guides, you’ll be walking on Monte Lema, reaching a strategic vantage point where you can admire the sunrise and maybe watch wild animals.
04.07.2020 / 04.09.2020
Live a thrilling experience when night falls, a highly enjoyable evening on top of Monte Lema organised by Monte Lema SA with the participation of the Le Pleiadi Association.
Alpe Nisciora - A multilingual tourist guide will accompany as you discover this mountain’s scenic wonders.
A special journey through the most green and evocatives areas of the city.
A guided tour through the historic center of Lugano during which you will make several stops to enjoy various specialties from Ticino and other cantons, including the delicious Merlot.
Discover the city strolling around and taste the local bier or a gelato or a local wine at your choice!
Visit to the capital of Ticino, its typical peasant’s market and its castles, included in the list of the World’s Heritage of UNESCO.
A journey of tastes and flavors on the banks of the Ceresio.
Discover meats, fish, cheeses and wines from the region.
During a charming cruise on lake Lugano, you will stop on the opposite shore to enjoy a drink on a terrace with a wonderful view of the city.
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.
Lake Cruise with stop in Gandria. Multilingual guide.
Discover one of the most beautiful valleys of the southern alps and its unique cristal clear, deepturquoise coloured river.
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.
This enthralling game is aimed at couples, families with children aged 8 and above, groups of friends or corporate excursions.
A guided visit of 60 minutes around the village of Carona which will make history come alive.
A few steps away from the charming and characteristic village of Carona, you will find the botanical garden Parco San Grato.
An extraordinary trip through time and space, where past and present, history and nature co-exist in perfect harmony.
Have you ever thought of discovering the territory and at the same time to improve your photo skills? Lugano Photo Tour is the opportunity!
A special excursion to learn about the Lake Lugano region.
Free guided tours to temporary exhibitions.
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.
The Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati hosts more than 100 contemporary artworks from the collection loaned to the City of Lugano.
A wonderful tour of the city on board of the friendly tourist train, “the red Arrow”, travelling along the lake gulf will allow you to discover the highlights of the city and its surroundings as well as Monte Brè and Monte San Salvatore funiculars.
Every Monday from April to October, free guided excursion of the village Sessa.
During the summer period, on Sundays, the Swiss Customs Museum offers public guided tours.
A packed events programme to promote an exciting area.
2016 Morcote was voted the loveliest village in Switzerland!
GuideSI is an Association of professional guides, fluent in several languages, who specialize in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland.
The educational tours, created for schools, offer the opportunity to see the main and most interesting places of the city.
Guided Walks to Gandria village and ancient Gandria promoted by "La Bottega di Gandria".
A dynamic, healthy and fun way to visit the city combining the pleasure of walking with physical exercise and culinary art.
A tasty Ticino travel experience! Together with your local guide you will live unforgettable moments for the whole family!
A dynamic, healthy and fun way to visit the city, combining the pleasure of walking with physical exercise and culinary art.
Every Sunday Guided Tour in Italian at 3 pm.
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.
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.
A fun and easy way for a quick orientation to Lugano center if your time is limited.
A picturesque point of land with lakeside romance, history and local gastronomy.
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.