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Trenino Turistico Lugano

Address: Piazza Manzoni, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number: 079-6857070
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Ranked #13 of 26 Activities in Lugano
Owner description: A wonderful tour of the city, on board of one of the friendly touristtrains!”The Red arrow...
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Owner description: A wonderful tour of the city, on board of one of the friendly touristtrains!”The Red arrow”, travelling along the lake gulf, will allow youto discover the beauties of the city, together with its surroundings, includingthe Monte Brè and the S. Salvatore funicolars. This 40 minutes journey willcost you only CHF 9.–, also giving you the possibility of getting off in the places youmost like, to then continue your journey later in the day. Special new tours forgroups: booking required, max. 54 people.

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Brisbane, Australia
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155 reviews 155 reviews
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My wife and I were travelling as part of a group and didn't have a lot of time to get to know Lugano. The road train was cute and provided an excellent overview of the City. The trip took approximately an hour to complete and took in all aspects including a drive along the lake front. If you have little... More 

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Tillsonburg, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I were on a group tour to Lugano. We didn't have much time so had the trip planned out perfectly when it came to timing. It was a rainy day so we were the only ones on the train. They dropped us off at Monte Bre. We waited for the 1:05 train at that pick up -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This little train runs every half an hour and goes to the main points of interest in this small city that is almost non touristic or at least no tourist when we were here (May 2014), the train had a family of 4 and both of us and that was it. We enjoyed the ride, the explanation of the main... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This was a good way to admire Lugano and some of its main sights in the limited time we had here. The little train took us on a comprehensive drive around the City, stopping off to drop and pick up passengers at a few well selected points. In a little over one hour we had a good tour of the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We took a train with open carriages from Piazza Manzoni. In one hour, we saw the waterfront and neighborhoods of the city. The train makes a stop at the funicular to Monte Bre and San Salvatore. Departures every half hour at 00 and 30 minutes. Schedule and Information for 2013 http://www.lugano.ch/dms/site-lugano/documenti-vari/Trenino-2011/TTL_flyer_web_2013.pdf

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

we took the train to make the ride through Lugano-we had only a few hours to make a tour of the city.i think it is a good way to see the city especially if you have children!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is quite an enjoyable ride - act like a tourist and see the town from a different view point. It is also a good way to get through Lugano when it rains and no one explains the public transport system to you (which has been hopelessly ruined by the decision to renew the system, talk about arriving late to... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This is a nice little touristic train ride through Lugano. We actually walked most of the path a few times but it's great if you have kids. It goes through Paradiso-Lugano- Monte Bre - Monte San Salvatore. It's better walking this path IMHO but if you have kids it's nice to go on. It's 9 CHF for adults and kids... More 

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