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Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano

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Address: Viale Castagnola 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41919715223

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We took the lunch boat cruise which was a two hour cruise that included a main dish. We were served lasagna, pasta with salmon, and gnocchi. The food was delicious. The service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Columbus, Ohio
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Did the special evening cruise with Argentinian tango dancing and dinner. 2 hour cruise was very relaxing but the dinner was very average and very expensive at 68 CHF per person for the evening. We have done a longer day cruise with them on a previous trip to Lugano, which was much better value for money.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We took the lunch boat cruise which was a two hour cruise that included a main dish. We were served lasagna, pasta with salmon, and gnocchi. The food was delicious. The service for the meal was very good. The boat is filled with tables inside the boat and we got to choose where we wanted to sit. There were restrooms... More 

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Somerset, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

There is nothing quite like a lake cruise to appreciate the lovely small towns and villages that have grown up around the traditional fishing economy of the past. Their historic style and colours are an unfolding tapestry to the eye.

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Aspen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Actually, we used their boats at least 2 times a day; the 7 day ticket was perfect for us. In addition to taking is between Lugano and Gandria, their boats took us to Melide and Morcote as well as to Italy where there are even more hikes available. Very friendly crews who soon recognized us due to our frequent ridership!

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sussex
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

be careful as boats cut out stations if no apparent traffic,so if no one is disembarking and there appears to be no one on the quay you may be left so give it at least five minutes

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Wonderful relaxing tour with a very nice bar for sipping on cocktails while taking the tour. You get to see the whole lake while the narrator describes the sights.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

Had a cruise on a private boat to a restaurant for dinner & back to shore at dusk. Serene lake with old houses dotting the shoreline. Its a pity that there is a Casino which spoilt the serene mood and ambience.This cruise is the highlight if you have a stopover at Lugano.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

Lake Lugano switzerland is the place like heaven on earth. Its really a wonderful place to visit. Lugano is very closet to Italy city Milan. If you travel from Italy its about 1 hour journey in train from Centale station Milan. You can easily find multiple trains to Lugano from Milan. On train its about 46 Euro fare for both... More 

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Cordoba, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

We took this cruise and enjoyed it enormously. The views from the lake were really gorgeous.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Lugano lake is very beautiful.Everyone who visit lugano have to make a boat trip at the lake, whole scene is extremely

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Address: Address: Viale Castagnola 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number: 41919715223
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano

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