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Family Activities

Your family is going to love holidaying in Lugano - after all, it's a region that packs oodles of adventure, history, sport and culture scenery into every square mile!

When it comes to planning a family break, we know there are lots of important decisions to be made, but you'll find that ticks all the boxes - there's plenty of quality accommodation to suit all budgets, exciting destinations to explore, and, of course, countless attractions and thrilling activities for all ages.

Browse our top picks for family breaks and entertain the kids with lidos, parks to visit and more!


Adventure Park Monte Tamaro

The adventure park Monte Tamaro is a funny climbing trail between the trees that you find at the first stop of the cable car, the intermediate station. There are three different trails, each of them dedicated to a different target.


Arena Sportiva

The Aquatic Center Arena Sportiva in Tesserete is immersed in the beautiful green surroundings of Capriasca and offers countless leisure activities in and out of the water and is the starting point for an extensive network of hiking, running or mountain bike trails.


Centro Sportivo Valgersa

Swimming pool and water slide, water aerobics and massages, beach volleyball, swim lessons, Football stadium and Athletic track.


Coaster bob Monte Tamaro

A two-seater coaster bob ride with adjustable speed, capable of reaching a maximum of 50 km/h. Adrenaline is guaranteed!


Cruise & Cook

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.


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.


Foxtrail Lugano

This enthralling game is aimed at couples, families with children aged 8 and above, groups of friends or corporate excursions.


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.


Jungle Play Park

Ticino's largest indoor playground.


La Funicolare Monte San Salvatore

Just a few steps away from the bustling city, Monte San Salvatore rises majestically to the skies and gives you the opportunity to enjoy a moment of peace while facing the seemingly endless horizon.


Laghetto di Astano

The Astano lake is one of the greatest tourist attractions of Malcantone for all ages.


Lama Trekking

A special and memorable excursion that can be done in every season, even if it rains or snows.



L’ideatorio of the Università della Svizzera Italiana is place to meet science while experimenting and having fun.


Lido di Agno

It is directly situated on the lake of Ceresio, 5 minutes away from the center of Agno and the railway FLP station, as the town of Lugano is only 10 km far.


Lido di Caslano

Small picturesque corner made up of beach, garden, beach volleyball court, raft on the lake, well stocked bar and evenings with live music.


Lido di Lugano

The Lido offers a sandy beach with the possibility to swim in the lake, a heated lap pool, a medium size swimming pool, a diving pool with a springboard up to 10 meters, a children's swimming pool, a beach volleyball and a football ground.


Lido e Piscina Comunale Conca d'Oro

The swimming pool Conca d’Oro is located on the shore of the beautiful Lake Lugano from which you will enjoy a wonderful 180 degree view of the surrounding landscape.


Lido Melide

The Lido of Melide is a state-of-the-art facility that offers visitors various services in a unique natural environment: direct access to the lake, a children's pool with a slide, an innovative "floating" pool and an amusement aquatic park with inflatables (Wibit).


Lido Riva Caccia

A short walk from the City center, the infrastructure is based on floating platforms in the Gulf of Lugano and is frequented by tourists and a loyal local clientele.


Lido San Domenico

The Lido San Domenico offers to visitors an intimate place of outstanding natural beauty with breathtaking view on the lake and on the shore of Caprino.


Lugano Lake

Lake Lugano is at the southernmost tip of the Tessin, the holiday region south of the ridge of the Alps, and it reaches its arms out into Italy.

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