• View of Brè Paese
  • View of Brè Paese
  • Ristorante Vetta Brè

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Brè s/Lugano


The town of Brè has maintained its characteristics of ancient rural village and has gradually enriched itself with numerous artistic works.

The decoration of the town centre with several artworks has the intent of getting a vaster public acquainted with this charming village, where such artists like Pasquale Gilardi (1885-1934), Wilhelm Schmid (1892-1971) and Josef Birò (1887-1975) lived. The artistic path starts  in the square in front of the church, passes through the centre of Brè and offers visitors the opportunity of admiring the artworks of famous artists, renowned both at the national and international level. Besides the town’s artistic decoration, at Brè it’s possible to admire many other noteworthy works of art. The Wilhelm Schmid Museum, the house where the homonymous artist used to live (1892-1971), hosts an important collection of the works of the only Swiss painter who was an exponent of “Magic Nordic Realism”.
There are also several restaurants and grotti with panoramic terraces offering a superb view of the Lake of Lugano and of the surrounding mountains. The region of Mount Brè, moreover, offers an infinite number of itineraries both for hikers and mountain bike lovers that differ greatly from each other in terms of beauty and difficulty.


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  1. Contact

    6979 Brè s/Lugano

  2. Notes

    Hitchhiking benches
    A new perspective on mobility.

  3. Opening

    Open all year
    Open all days

  4. Prices

    Free entry

  5. How to arrive

    The use of public transport and the funicular is recommended.