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Address: Lugano, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41(0)91 9713171
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Beautiful Views

This is definitely worth going to for the views over Lake Lugano. You can actually drive to the panoramic restaurant at the top from which the best views are afforded, albeit the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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aberdeen
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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is definitely worth going to for the views over Lake Lugano. You can actually drive to the panoramic restaurant at the top from which the best views are afforded, albeit the food and drink is expensive there. If driving, be aware the road to the top is very narrow and has a number of hair pin bends.

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Thank dferguson
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A panoramic place that can be reached by cart (€50 for 2 persons). From a long excursion can start towards mont Boglia.

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our travel companions were new to funiculars, so they were extremely excited to make the ride up Monte Bre. It didn't disappoint, beautiful views from the funicular alone, and it's a very interesting ride for those who have not experienced such a thing before. There are two places to eat at the top, a formal restaurant that's a bit of... More 

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New York City, New York
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go to the top of Monte Bre because so many people said to ride the funicular to the top and then hike back down "the well-marked" trails. Having hiked a lot in Switzerland, where trails are usually well marked, I assumed that would be the case at Mt. Bre. Big mistake. First of all the funicilar is... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

May is a wonderful experience especially during the blooming of the rhododendrons. A tranquil place which offer amazing bird eye views of the entire area of Lugano.

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Thank IonutBucharest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

We went to Mt Bre when it was off time. The place was almost deserted. Apart from us there were two other families. This added to a fantastic experience. You'll get a view of Swiss Italian border, Lugano lake, Mt Salvatore in the front. Try to visit the Bre village on the other side. It's a nice walk.

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Thank Matheshwaran R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Worth the visit. Including a small playground for kids next to the restaurant (the one that's a2min walk from the exit station at the top). Walked up to the church and down a bit to the other side more beautiful views.

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Cornwall, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

We checked out Monte Bre on a day trip from Lake Como and were not disappointed. We had read some complaints about the funiculare, so we decided to try the ascent with out car rental. It really wasn't that bad, but we were fortunate that very few others chose to drive. The roads are very narrow, and if we had... More 

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I biked up there from Lugano center and was tough, pretty steep, long climbs, at least for an inexperienced hill-climber such as me. Quite rewarding though when you do make it to the top, only the view isn't that good. I didn't try the panorama terrace from the restaurant though, that appears to have a better view of Lugano.

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Thank JohanLeiden
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

It took a bit of time to reach the top using the funicular (does not run too often), but the trip was worth it - the views are wonderful. Do go down the path which is on the right hand side as you get off. Or you can hike both up and down.

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