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“Fun + relaxing”
Review of Lido di Lugano

Lido di Lugano
Ranked #7 of 64 things to do in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Fun + relaxing”
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Lugano is a very chilled city, and the lido just epitomises this. There are many places to sit both in the sun and shade (grassy, beach etc) both of which give easy access to the lake and the swimming pools. The lake is beautiful, stretching out into the mountains, however it can be a little dirty - I suppose this depends on the day. The swimming pool was lovely and clean, with lanes set aside for people wanting to swim lengths, and an area for 'fun swimming.' There are also diving blocks. There is also a kids pool, where there are diving boards of about 10-15m. There are also cafes for refreshment. As it's all open air, the atmosphere is just great for all ages, and definitely worth the 5 Francs entrance fee!

Visited July 2013
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Milan, Italy
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Beautiful, clean & relaxing.”
Reviewed 29 July 2013 via mobile

Lugano has a lot to offer & the promenade is a beautiful place to walk or take a boat ride. Lake Lugano is gorgeous. Not far from Como, Italy. You do have to pay to cross the border - 40 Swiss francs - but the ticket is good for a year. We love to visit Lugano - which is in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. Keep a look out for some rather unusual statues & art. Also, Switzerland as a whole is very clean. Not a speck of trash anywhere. Don't miss out on this as well as "Swiss Minatur" which is very close & has miniature recreations of all the major cities in Switzerland. Lovely!

Visited July 2013
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Surf City USA
Level 6 Contributor
788 reviews
363 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 396 helpful votes
“Top notch!”
Reviewed 31 May 2013

This is a top-notch aquatic facility right in the heart of Lugano. But the lake itself is such a stunner, you might not be interested in a swimming pool right next to it!

Visited April 2013
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Bellinzona, Switzerland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Big and busy”
Reviewed 25 January 2013

I went here with some friends and their families (2 young kids). The Lido has a beach to go swimming in the lake of Lugano (depending on the season, the water can be a little cool for me). At this lido, they also have some swimming pools. The grassy areas where you can sit fill up very quickly, so don't expect a great spot if you don't arrive earlier in the morning. There is some food available, but many people brought their own. The beach is relatively small.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
Level 5 Contributor
50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Great fun”
Reviewed 25 August 2012 via mobile

The swim in lake area is very little and dirty

There is however a good selection of pools for swimming, splash pools, training and diving as well as a
Great children's wet play area

Well guarded by attendants
Good selection of food and drinks

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