Monte San Salvatore

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Monte San Salvatore
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Pauline W
12 contributions
Get the Funicular up to the restaurant from the Paradiso area at the back of the Admiral Hotel.
The food is good at the Restaurant and the views are good from the top.
Written July 17, 2022
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Greg-Turnbull
Zurich, Switzerland160 contributions
The old funiculars up to the top are nice, if very busy and there are great views of Lugano from the top.
Written June 29, 2022
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Charles Bertram
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Hiking shoes would be an advantage and carry water as the restaurant wouldn’t be open if it’s booked out.
Written June 28, 2022
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Richard
Sherbrooke, Canada5 contributions
Do not forget your Ticino pass to get a nice price on the ride ! The view is fantastic and we also visited a museum on the top. Had a nice pick nick on available table on top. Had a superb view
Written June 2, 2022
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drpeterr23
Chester, UK446 contributions
Couples
Steep but fantastic walk up from Lugano - views open out superbly. Continue to top and then on to Morcote but path down is stepped at the end
Written April 18, 2022
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M.
Singapore, Singapore141 contributions
Monte San Salvatore was nothing short of amazing. It had many view/photo points, and it was 360 degrees view of the lakes, the city, the mountains. One can choose to take either the funicular (station was nestled between the modern buildings) or hike up and we chose the former. The half fare pass entitled us to a 50% discount so we paid only 15 chf (which was dirt cheap if you compare it to Jungfrau/First/Birg). The view up will not disappoint!!
Written January 5, 2022
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Mark K
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Taking the famous funicular, one of the steepest in Switzerland, to the top of San Salvatore you can enjoy - dependeing on the weatherforcast - a fantastic overview.
Written June 21, 2021
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Elanar14
Switzerland2 contributions
Couples
Must do/see in Lugano. Amazing panoramic views on Lugano and surroundings.

You get to the top with a funicular that departs in Lugano Paradiso. It is centrally located and easily accessible by public transport.

There is a car park at the departure of the funicular but it is small and it looked full when we were there.

With the Ticino card which you receive for free when you stay in a hotel you get a discounted fare for the ride to the top. The SBB Halbtax can also be used and reduces your fare by 50%.

At the top there is a short walk to different viewpoints.

There is also a museum which we did not visit (it was closed) and a restaurant which we did not try.
Written May 27, 2021
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T.H.L
Zurich, Switzerland28 contributions
I think we picked the perfect day and perfect time.. it was a beautiful and sunny day and the view was incredible. We had some drinks and icecream in the restaurant on the veranda with the gorgeous view. A perfect morning.
Written May 7, 2021
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EZ7
Zurich, Switzerland267 contributions
Family
Great experience. Nice half-day trip to take. Cable car from Paradiso. Parking places available on site for cost of CHF5. Can go up / down hiking; however, not recommended for young kids. Nice restaurant with terrace on top the mountain as well as a Catholic Church for San Salvatore, and a museum about the Church itself and thunders
Written May 6, 2021
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