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Societa Navigazione del Lago di Lugano

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Address: viale Castagnola 12, Lugano 6900, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 91 222 11 11
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Fine Dinner on the boat

Had an excellent dinner on the Lake-cruising boat, "Italia". The restaurant on deck its called "Cambusa". Very good tasting dinner, on the base of tartuffo. Excellent and very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
1950fede
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Lugano, Switzerland
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Lugano, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent dinner on the Lake-cruising boat, "Italia". The restaurant on deck its called "Cambusa". Very good tasting dinner, on the base of tartuffo. Excellent and very friendly service on board. The boat lies still on the "debarcadero", for special occasions in the evening. Its very much to reccomend, fantastic athmosphere on board, with round-sight to Campione, the S.Salvatore... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Won't say for a rainy-day, but sun or overcast yes. Everyone should be on the water whether brief like to Gandria or far to Perlozzo or to Mercote or everywhere on the 'panorama'. Various docks to get on. Buy tickets at the dock or your hotel (maybe). Select you trip, your departure time. Do lunch, cafe, gelato-- whatever you like.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

It was too hot for me to walk much (35 degrees), so in the morning I took a boat tour south to Ponte Tresa (about 3hours) and in the afternoon I took another trip in the opposite direction, probably a similar distance but stopping for an hour in Porlezza. it was the most relaxed I have been for a long... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

We took the lunch cruise at 11:50, this was perfect with a beautiful see of the south parts of the lake. The lunch was good and the service perfect ! Thanks.

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Holland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

We took the boat from one Tresa to Lugano. The trip took one and a half hour and gave us very nice views from the lake to beautiful surroundings. To be honest, Lugano was a bit disappointing. As there was no return to Ponte Tresa at a reasonable time, we took the train back, which was a very nice experience... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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