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From majestic Monte Brè to miniature swiss marvels

Lugano – Monte Brè – Swissminiatur

The excursion includes a visit to the city center, a visit to the Monte Brè and the boat ride to Swissminiatur theme park.

From Cassarate, take the Monte Brè funicular and head to the panoramic mountaintop, from where a short walk takes you to the village of Brè. Back in Cassarate, walk to Parco Ciani for a picnic on the lakeshore while you wait for the boat from Lugano to Melide. Here you can visit Swissminiatur, an open-air museum representing Switzerland in miniature.


The ideal programme:


Excursion for everyone


  • Visit Lugano's historic centre and the Via Nassa
  • Stroll along the lakefront and around Parco Ciani
  • Take the funicular to the summit of Monte Brè
  • Stroll around Brè village


Not to be missed


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  1. Contact

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    6900 Lugano
    +41 58 220 65 00

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Open all days
    From March to October