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“Mountain view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Monte San Salvatore

Monte San Salvatore
Lugano, Switzerland
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Ranked #4 of 24 Attractions in Lugano
Type: Outdoors
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“Mountain view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

take the vernicula to the top and enjoy a lunch and a spectacular view of the city from the viewpoint -- cable car ride is breathtaking and an experience you will not forget --

Visited June 2013
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“What a view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Catch the funicular about a ten minute walk uphill from the Paradisio boat dock. The elevation is so high that you change to a second steeper funicular halfway up. The views at the top take in the entire lake and you can even see into Italy.

Visited July 2013
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“Nice View”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Great Views of lugano lakes from the top of the mountain. You need to take Funicular (cable car) from Lugano-Paradi. If you have swiss pass, there will be discount.

Visited August 2013
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Geneva, Switzerland
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“One of the must when in Lugano”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

At nearly 1000 meters you'll overlook the city of Lugano and its twisted lake, and you'll reach the alps by a 360 degree view.
You can get there either on foot from Paradisio or by the funicular.
The restaurant at the top is quite good.

Visited August 2013
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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“Great to walk up and travel down”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

We decided to walk up. Having walked down a few mountains previously we enjoyed and actually found it easier to walk up. Once you find the path in the town at the bottom it snakes through the trees under cover revealing new and better views at many turns. It does keep going up but the 360 degree view at the top is well worth trip and the funicular down is a welcome reward. The Restaurant at the top is unusually good for a captive market and well worth stopping at for the food let alone the views.

Visited July 2013
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