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Lugano Region Guided Excursion from Lugano to Monte San Salvatore by funicular

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You'll start at
Ente Turistico del Luganese - Lugano
Palazzo Civico, Piazza Riforma 1, 6900 Lugano, SwitzerlandStart at 10am
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  • 1
    Piazza della Riforma
    Stop: 30 minutes -
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    Pass by Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
    Pass by LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
  • 2
    Monte San Salvatore
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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You'll end at
Via delle Scuole 7
Via delle Scuole 7, 6900 Paradiso, SwitzerlandEnd of the Excursion: at 1pm at the funicular Monte San Salvatore. At the end of the excursion it is possible to stay on the top of the mountain for a pic nic or a good lunch at the Restaurant Vetta (10% discount).
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Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ente Turistico del Luganese - Lugano, Palazzo Civico, Piazza Riforma 1, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Via delle Scuole 7, 6900 Paradiso, Switzerland
    Inclusions
    • Cablecar ride roundtrip included
    • The cable railway will bring you up to the summit (912 m) in just 10 minutes.
    • Guided Excursion to the Monte San Salvatore
    • Departure from Lugano Region tourist office in Piazza Riforma at 10 am
    • Entry/Admission - Monte San Salvatore
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Reservation required.
    • The guided tour will be held in the two prevalent languages.
    • The guide can decide to break off or cancel the excursion in case of bad weather.
    • Difficulty level / walking: easy - medium.
    • A maximum of 8 people per booking
    • 10% discount at Restaurant Vetta San Salvatore
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Please be on time!
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    highly recommended. Guide was very informative and a nice homely person views were just awesome highly recommended Value for money
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    Excellent views, nice place to spend at least one hour apreciating. Restaurant was good and was quite full so don't wait too much time to eat.
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    Response from VMaspoli, Guest Relations Manager at Lugano Region Guided Excursion from Lugano to Monte San Salvatore by funicular
    Responded Jun 10, 2019
    Thanks for your sweet review, we are so glad that you enjoyed the experience. We suggest you next time to enjoy our guided tours (luganoregion.com/guidex). Hope to see you soon in Lugano, kind regards.
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    From Paradiso area take the Funicular to the top of the mountain. CHF 27 per person. Total of 10-15 min with one transfer, every half an hour
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    Response from VMaspoli, Guest Relations Manager at Lugano Region Guided Excursion from Lugano to Monte San Salvatore by funicular
    Responded Jun 10, 2019
    Thanks for your nice review, we are so glad that you enjoyed the experience at Monte San Salvatore! Did you enjoy the "Guided Tour" at Monte San Salvatore organized by Lugano Region? Otherwise I think that your review should appear here https://it.tripadvisor.ch/Attraction_Review-g188095-d2178353-Reviews-Monte_San_Salvatore-Lugano_Canton_of_Ticino_Swiss_Alps.html We hope to see you soon in Lugano, kind regards.
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    Loved, going to the top of the mountain and seeing the lake and villages below us. Weather was very nice warm for October there was a haze hanging over the valley so the view could have been better. The tour around the town was okay, our trolley driver was very helpful and
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    Response from VMaspoli, Guest Relations Manager at Lugano Region Guided Excursion from Lugano to Monte San Salvatore by funicular
    Responded Jun 10, 2019
    Dear Jonathan, thank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We are glad to read you enjoyed the destination and the guided tour because that is exactly what we want for you and for all visitors in the Region of Lugano. Hope to see you again soon!
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    The view was blocked by trees...we really couldn’t see much. After a hot crowded ride up it was Disappointing to see so little of what was supposed to be a spectacular view..
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    About the operator
    By: Ente Turistico del Luganese
    30 reviews
    navind919
    Sydney, Australia
    136
    beautiful value for money friendly organised excursion
    highly recommended. Guide was very informative and a nice homely person views were just awesome highly
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    Hamzah L
    30
    Great value for money
    Great views of the lake and mountains from the boat, funicular and on foot. Bre is so amazing and so was our guide
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    dudonita
    10
    Well worth it—but be prepared
    The tour guide was a joy, very knowledgeable, and the scenery was absolutely captivating! Be aware that there is a
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    soapichka
    Daugavpils, Latvia
    100
    Great Tour
    Very good tour, definitely worth the money (even more) and our guide was excellent. We are 100% recommending it
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    Randi S
    Los Angeles, California
    186
    Great Content but went on too long
    Really enjoyed the tour and the price was very good, but some of the people slowed the tour down by walking slow,
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    HonestAbe1244
    22
    If in Lugano, you must visit Monte Bre
    Tour starts at the Tourism office where you meet your guide before heading across the street to the boat dock.
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    Sarah N
    10
    Pleasant walk along the lake, to Gandria
    Very nice and chilled-out walk with knowledgeable guide. He managed to translate everything in English, Italian
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    themarcdumont
    11
    Amazing first hand experiences
    By a cheerful guide that took us all around and answered so many questions. Basically it's like a guided walking
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    ChristelF152
    32
    nice trip with spectacular views
    The guide was perfect, she showed us details and told us information we would never have seen or heard otherwise.
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    debbiekhan
    10
    Fantastic value for money
    We started the tour outside the Tourism office and were led outside to catch a boat across the lake; initially to
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    Cheryl N
    Sydney, Australia
    113
    A great afternoon amongst the Gods
    Christina expertly guided us through our tour to Monte Bre. As a resident she had unlimited knowledge of the
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    andreiac38
    Spain
    565
    Nice view
    Excellent views, nice place to spend at least one hour apreciating. Restaurant was good and was quite full so
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    Atael
    Toronto, Canada
    198
    Funicular to monte San Salvatore
    From Paradiso area take the Funicular to the top of the mountain. CHF 27 per person. Total of 10-15 min with one
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    Jonathan B
    Fairfield, Connecticut
    3513
    Monte San Salvatore was great the tour was okay
    Loved, going to the top of the mountain and seeing the lake and villages below us. Weather was very nice warm for
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    robma47
    Busselton, Australia
    2331
    Very informative tour
    We started our tour in the heart of Lugano & then made our way to a ferry where we crossed the Lugano Lake to
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