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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!

Lugano

Acqua Party Boat

BBQ Boat where you can sizzle sausages over an open flame while floating in the water (what could go wrong?)

Rivera

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.

Tesserete

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.

Lugano

Balloon Flights

As swift as the wind, our hot-air balloons travel through the invisible currents of the atmosphere giving you the opportunity to re-enact the flight adventures which the Montgolfier brothers began in 1783.

Lugano-Savosa

Centro Sportivo Valgersa

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

Rivera

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!

Lugano

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.

Lugano

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.

Lugano

Foxtrail Lugano

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

Lugano

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.

Paradiso

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.

Astano

Laghetto di Astano

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

Iseo

Lama Trekking

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

Cadro

L'ideatorio

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

Agno

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.

Caslano

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.

Lugano

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.

Lugano-Paradiso

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.

Melide

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).

Lugano

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.

Castagnola

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.

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