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Lugano, Switzerland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stayed in Milan for a weekend and went to Lugano for a day trip. Wow what a beautiful place. The lake is beautiful and be park surrounding. Lovely for a day visit.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MartinJunior260
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m so blessed to have the lucky to visit Lugano quiet often, I just love everything, if I have the chance definitely I will leave there forever

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank dinarodrigues65
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the classic trip which was really good, lasted about an hour. The boat stopped at a few little grottos which were only accessible by boat!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Lugano for 2 days on the lake where we could swim in lake, have dinner looking overlooking the lake and simply chill out!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank mfwalshy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether you go for a swim - was brilliant, sit next to it, walk around it or take a not to be missed ferry ride. It’s just beautiful and the places around the lake also gorgeous.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Carmel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wanted a chicken sandwich and frappe. It was terrible and milk shake was tiny. And so expensive!!! What a disappointment.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a hotel very close to the lake and could walk up in a few minutes. The lake offers pretty views and we cruised the lake for pleasure and to reach other places. There are roads on the sides of the lake where...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Prema_C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry from Bellagio, Italy and drove to Lugano which is very close. Beautiful scenery surrounded by steep mountains where historic villages cling to the sides. The town of Lugano is a lovely place to wander - interesting shops, ancient churches, pretty parks.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Claude B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Imagine the combination of all the good Swiss & Italian things. You got everything you need when on vacation. Just go there :)

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank MosheS369
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very scenic in all directions from the shore, even better if you get a boat trip. Lovely walks with ample restaurants and cafes in Lugano itself.

Date of experience: June 2019
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June 23, 2019|
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Response from Michael_Kruse | Reviewed this property |
You are in Switzerland, so use CHF or creditcard
October 22, 2018|
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Response from rawnyd | Reviewed this property |
We took the train from Milan to Como, stayed in Como for a few days, then took the train from Como to Lugano. I know you can take a direct train from Milan to Lugano. The train was fast and easy. You can take a ferry from... More
October 14, 2018|
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Response from 443jerryferguson | Reviewed this property |
By car it is approx 1 and a half hours. By train you would have to travel via Milan, approx 3 and a half hours.