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“Great Village”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Monte Bre

Monte Bre
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Cheviot
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“Great Village”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Quaint and delightful with cobbled stairways and meandering streets. The views of the lake and into Italy are breathtaking. From the top of Monte Bre the view to the west on a good day you see Monte Rosa covered in snow. There is a festival there on the last weekend of August every year, sadly I missed it.

Visited August 2014
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Ra'anana, Israel
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“Absolutely Amazing Views”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2014

We drove part way up the mountain and walked the rest of the way up. The walk up was really lovely as you find yourself in a forest and intermittently getting amazing views of the surrounding mountains and the lake below. At the summit there are two different places to eat and drink. We chose to only pause with an ice cream. The views at the summit are too amazing to describe. There is a pay telescope on the terrace of the large yellow building which allows you to enjoy the view even more. You can actually drive all the way up the mountain, once reaching the hamlet of Bre just keep going beyond the large car park even though it is not clear that its possible. Another option is the funicular which goes all the way to the summit. There is a bathroom in the funicular station at the summit.

Visited August 2014
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Berkshire
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“Impressive views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

We took a trip up Mont Bre using the funicular during a recent visit to Lugano and were very impressed by the views (beautiful sunshine helped). Not a cheap outing (especially for five of us) and probably a little over priced given how cramped the carriages were but good nonetheless.

Visited August 2014
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Milan, Italy
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“Amazing view”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Take a car and go on top of Monte Bre. The view from top of the mountain, especially at night, is probably one of the best views i have ever seen.

Visited September 2013
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Bern, Switzerland
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“Breathtaking!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

The view from the top is really breathtaking. You may see most of lake Lugano as well the Monte Rosa Mountain covered with eternal snow. The ride with the old "Funiculare" is an experience at its own: it takes time but it is worth doing it.

Visited July 2014
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