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Phone Number: +41 91 640 00 80
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Inviting area for hikers and bicyclists

Beautiful wooded and shady area with trails under a sea of chestnut trees, views abound to the lake. Don’t miss to visit the charming village of Meride half-way up the mountain... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Bellingham, Washington

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful wooded and shady area with trails under a sea of chestnut trees, views abound to the lake. Don’t miss to visit the charming village of Meride half-way up the mountain with its Fossil Museum and the adjacent church of San Rocco showcasing the marble mined in the local quarries many of which unfortunately are now closed due to cheap... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2015

Beautiful sights, nice breezy forest, well-marked hiking trails, funicular to the middle of the mountain and a lovely restaurant from which you can enjoy the views over the lake. A lovely place to visit. Make sure to see museum in Meride.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

To get to the top of Monte San Giorgio, catch a bus from Mendrisio or a cable-car to Serpiano. At Serpiano, visit the nice hotel from where you have fantastic views over Lugano's lake but also Morcote. Don't forget to visit the museum of the fossils below at Meride, a picturesque village. The museum (fee applies) shows amazing fossils found... More 

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