• Adventure Park Monte Tamaro

    Adventure Park Monte Tamaro, Rivera, Switzerland .

    At the middle station of the cable car you find the Adventure Park, which is a climbing trail suspended in a wonderful forest of one-hundred-year old beeches, with three levels of difficulty,  for the whole family. The Big Trail ends with  the Final Tamaro Jumping, a spectacular jump of about 15 meters.

    Once in Alpe Foppa, you can have a breath-taking ride on a 800 meters long coaster bob rail, reaching about 50 km/h, or a thrilling flight on a 440 m long zip line.

    Alpe Foppa is the starting point of many walks and MTB rides. Near the restaurant you can find a charging station (free) for e-bikes and a sevice column.

    All the family finds adventure and fun in Monte Tamaro.

  • Monte Bre

    Monte Brè, Lugano, Switzerland .

    It's worth making the trip here just for the views of the city and Lake Lugano. Opposite stands San Salvatore, Monte San Giorgio looms above the lake and dam of Melide and the Valais Alps can be seen to the west.

  • Gandria

    Gandria, Strada di Gandria, Lugano, Switzerland .

    Laid back authentic fisher village on the lake with some of the best restaurants in the region. 

  • Monte San Salvatore

    Monte San Salvatore, Lugano, Switzerland .

    The sugar loaf mountain of Lugano, the distinguished trademark of every postcard picture and an absolute must for all tourists.

  • Fow Town OUTLET

    FOX Town OUTLET, Via Angelo Maspoli, Mendrisio, Switzerland .

    FoxTown Factory Stores is a paradise of luxury and elegance. The Factory Story is an insider tip for smart shoppers.

  • Swiss Miniature

    Swissminiatur, Via Cantonale, Melide, Switzerland .

    Swissminiature is Switzerland on a smaller scale. There are 128 models of houses, castles and monuments in the open air, distributed throughout the 14,000 square meter park. The models have been recreated authentically - with great attention to detail - and are surrounded by thousands of plants and flowers.

  • Monte Generoso

    Monte Generoso vetta, Capolago, Switzerland .

    Monte Generoso has so much to offer: a sweeping view of northern Italy and Ticino, the opportunity to discover traces of prehistoric cultures in the Bear Cave, to sense the vast horizons of interstellar space in the astronomical observatory or learn a great deal on various theme hikes.

  • Hermann Hesse Museum

    Fondazione Hermann Hesse Montagnola, Via Collina d'Oro, Collina d'Oro, Switzerland .

    Siddhartha, Narziss and Goldmund or Klingsors letzter Sommer - some of the most important works by Hermann Hesse were written in Montagnola, in the Casa Camuzzi. Today you can visit the Museo Hermann Hesse - located in an idyllic spot above Lake Lugano.

  • Parco Scherrer Morcote

    Parco Scherrer, Riva di Pilastri, Morcote, Switzerland .

    Morcote was once opon a time the largest harbor at Lake Lugano and an important reloading point for goods for the Milanese dukes during the Middle Ages. Today the charming Ticinese village with the richly decorated facades and the Scherrer Park is a popular destination for excursions.

  • LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura

    LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura, Piazza Bernardino Luini, Lugano, Switzerland .

    Since September 2015, LAC (Lugano Arte e Cultura) has been an impressive platform for contemporary creativity from southern Switzerland. The building by Ticino architect Ivano Gianola offers visitors art across 2500 square metres, a modern theater and concert hall with for up to 1000 guests.

  • Parco San Grato

    Parco San Grato, Via San Grato, Lugano, Switzerland .

    Located between Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora at an altitude of just under 700 metres, the botanical gardens are a mecca for park visitors and plant lovers – particularly in April and May, when the azaleas and rhododendrons form a fragrant carpet.

  • Parco Ciani

    Parco Ciani, Lugano, Switzerland .

    Located on the shores of Lake Lugano, this 63,000 square metre park constitutes the city’s green lung. Here you can recover from the hustle and bustle of the city as you walk along paths lined by magnificent centuries-old trees.

  • Lugano old city

    Lugano, Switzerland .

    Arts, architecture, music, tradition, food, wineries, markets, parks, lakes, mountains... yes, Lugano has it all! Enjoy the Mediterranean flair surrounded by palm and olive trees. If you really want to relax, just sit at a table in one of the squares and do what everyone does here: eat, chat and enjoy life.

  • Santa Maria degli Angioli

    Museo di Santa Maria degli Angioli, Via Clemente Maraini, Lugano, Switzerland .

    Located on the lakeside promenade of Lugano, the church of Santa Maria degli Angioli hosts an early Renaissance masterpiece, reputed as being the most famous fresco of that period in Switzerland. The work is a portrayal of the ‘Passion and Crucifixion’ by Italian artist Bernardino Luini (1480 - 1532), a disciple of Leonardo. The large, lively fresco covers most of the wall with many faces and figures: more than 150 in all, including soldiers on horseback and a throng of people.

  • Castels of Bellinzona

    Castelgrande, Salita Castelgrande, Bellinzona, Switzerland .

    The castles of Bellinzona are one of Ticino's main attractions and, with the old walls that are still standing, are the sole medieval military complex in the Alpine region. They became part of the UNESCO World Heritage in 2000. 

  • Monte San Giorgio

    Monte San Giorgio, Brusino Arsizio, Switzerland .

    From the peak of the San Giorgio, at 1,000 m elevation in southern Ticino, you can enjoy a view overlooking the lake and the mountains that offer unforgettable glimpses of the region. However, the San Giorgio especially prides itself in its accession to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites thanks to its fossils. These are exhibited at the Museum in Meride designed by Ticino architect Mario Botta.

  • San Giorgio Museum

    Museo dei fossili del Monte San Giorgio, Via Bernardo Peyer, Meride, Switzerland .

    Discover the charm of a lost world of over 200 million years ago. The Museum of Fossils of Monte San Giorgio presents the important paleontological heritage of the region, which is considered one of the most important fossil deposits in the world and has been registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fossils of San Giorgio are known for their variety and for their exceptional state of preservation. The exhibit is meant for a vast public and thanks to multimedia technologies, it allows non-experts to enter the complex world of the Triassic.