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Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This town was my first port of call in Switzerland. It surrounds lake Lugano and is extremely pretty. The town offers a mixture of cafes, restaurants, activities and designer shops. People are friendly. The atmosphere is laid back and at Christmas time there were market...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C7964ROkarend
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice city and nice place to visit with friends and family quite and modern nearby Milan only 1 hr to Milan by train

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manoor09
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy the charm, lights, casinos, shopping, and dining without the throngs of tourists here at Lugano vs Como. A beautiful alpine lake perched between Switzerland and Italy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank trojans
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cruise around the lake for two hours and it amazing Sunny day with beautiful views around. Visited Lugano unexpectdly because there was fog and cloud in Lucerne but was surprised by the beauty of Lugano and its narrow market and Italian Pizza. Guys it you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to visit lots of activities, good idea for couples and families everything from sailing, fishing, kayaking...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 11 November 2018

I was there for the day- to escape the rain in the Alps. I viewed the lake from many vantage points in the city, as well as from the tops of Mte. Bre and Mte. San Salvatore. What a fantastic view and a fantastic place:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 9 November 2018

A small paradise in the prealps in Switzerland only 1 hour from the city of Milan. A nice promnade on the lake to a sky view on top of San Salvatore not far from the center of Lugano.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lake Lugano prides itself of it's natural look; the beautiful panoramas already fascinated travelers; there are main attractions and events by lake and to admire the largest jet of water; there is a wonderful promenade to stroll by day and evening.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 5 November 2018

I came on a bus tour that gave us a half day to buy chocolate at the local Co-op department store, and walk/sightsee as much as possible before getting back on the tour bus. I loved walking and looking at the architecture. Beautiful buildings. Found...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

I came on a day trip from Como which was a quick 40 minute jaunt. I had thought Lake Como was beautiful but this might even surpass it. Even on a cooler autumn day the snow topped mountains set the scene and the golds and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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22 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 443jerryferguson | 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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5 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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