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Dinosaur Mountain

Monte San Giorgio is a must for fossil enthusiasts. It isn’t known as Dinosaur Mountain for... read more

Reviewed February 8, 2019
14simsim14
Good hiking shoes are a must have

We love to hike and do it a lot. One of the places where we got lost and loved it for its... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Deniza_Ianev
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Canton of Zug, Switzerland
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Reviewed February 8, 2019

Monte San Giorgio is a must for fossil enthusiasts. It isn’t known as Dinosaur Mountain for nothing. The great views also make it worth a visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

We love to hike and do it a lot. One of the places where we got lost and loved it for its steepness, for the views, and for everything. This mountain was at the bottom of the sea once so the hiking rails are stonier...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We went to Monte San Giorgio to visit Museo del Fossili, as it is called over there. It surprised us to find this interesting very small town/villa on top of this hill, with its very narrow olden time streets. The Museum is very good, people...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 9, 2017

This is something you must see for your self to know what I mean. The view is just memorable. If you have the chance to go there don't miss it!

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Loerssilaeinen
Reviewed November 13, 2016

Beautiful wooded and shady area with trails under a sea of chestnut trees, views abound to the lake. Don’t miss to visit the charming village of Meride half-way up the mountain with its Fossil Museum and the adjacent church of San Rocco showcasing the marble...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed November 29, 2015

Beautiful sights, nice breezy forest, well-marked hiking trails, funicular to the middle of the mountain and a lovely restaurant from which you can enjoy the views over the lake. A lovely place to visit. Make sure to see museum in Meride.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 26, 2015

To get to the top of Monte San Giorgio, catch a bus from Mendrisio or a cable-car to Serpiano. At Serpiano, visit the nice hotel from where you have fantastic views over Lugano's lake but also Morcote. Don't forget to visit the museum of the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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