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Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Just stroll along the front, or take a lovely boat trip from the town pier. The trip goes to several little villages around the lake, and down to the Italian border. It's just spectacular.

Thank Deb M
Reviewed 4 days ago

At the request of my friend who is from Switzerland, he urged me to visit as I was in Milan on holiday. The train ride was about an hour north of Milan just across the border to Lugano. I walked down the stoned cobbled path...More

1  Thank Tomcat29
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't worry about tours or directions. Just walk along the esplanade lakeside for a lovely way to spend an afternoon. It is lined with hotels, restaurant, boat rides, at least one frescoed church, a n art museum, and throngs of people in season....

Thank SabreSailor
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just a beautiful place. Lovely for walking and relaxing. Filled with gorgeous scenery and delicious food. I would definitely recommend it.

Thank Jackson321
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on our honeymoon as my Mum and Dad had been here in 1947 and I wanted to see it. Lugano and the lake are so beautiful, it takes your breath away. We sailed on the lake and climbed Monte Bre and walked...More

1  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here years ago and stopped briefly en route to Italy. Wonderful view as you step out from the station and a delightful walk along a tree-lined street bordering the lake. There has so much building here, though, that much of the charm has...More

1  Thank PRS48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our first trip to Lugano. The lakeshore is gorgeous, and is a marvelous place to take a walk among the gardens. It is a wonderful place to dine, relax, and just enjoy the mountains.

Thank schlibber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Lugano corniche is really nice. You can walk along the lake front without any cars disturbing. You always see mountains on the other side of the lake, which makes it even nicer. There are several places you can take a boat from. Usually you...More

Thank johan6688
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery, a gorgeous waterfront park with trails and beautiful gardens. Lot's of shopping all along the waterfront and a couple of really nice hotels. We were there on a day trip and really enjoyed the whole area. We were staying in Como and it...More

Thank rawnyd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice city with a wonderful lake. Good Italien food but we ate fondu chinois. Walking around the lake with a nice view of mountains.

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23 October 2018|
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Response from rawnyd | Reviewed this property |
We took the train from Milan to Como, stayed in Como for a few days, then took the train from Como to Lugano. I know you can take a direct train from Milan to Lugano. The train was fast and easy. You can take a ferry from... More
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14 October 2018|
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Response from Jeremy F | Reviewed this property |
By car it is approx 1 and a half hours. By train you would have to travel via Milan, approx 3 and a half hours.
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6 August 2018|
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Response from TestDia | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about the day pass for vehicle as I travelled from Zurich by train. Lugano centre is beautiful when walking around the little roads and the lake side is magnificent. Hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
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