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Lugano
Perfectly positioned on a lake with the Alps at its back, lucky Lugano has a little bit of everything. Ride a cable car up Monte San Salvatore or Monte Bre for sunny panoramas of lake, rivers, mountains and red-roofed buildings. Explore the town's churches, cathedrals and the expressive and colorful Piazza della Riforma. Sample some slow-cooked Ticinese cuisine, explore the lake on a boat or spend the day at the lido with its Olympic-sized pool.

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Lake Lugano
Lake Lugano
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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Parco Civico
Parco Civico
Attraction type: Parks
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Monte San Salvatore
Monte San Salvatore
Attraction type: Lookouts; Mountains
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Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli
Attraction type: Churches & Cathedrals
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Monte Bre
Monte Bre
Attraction type: Lookouts; Mountains; Rail Tours; Sightseeing Tours
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago
Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago
Ranked #1 of 384 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: $62 - $206
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Italian, Swiss, Seafood, European
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Grotto del Pep
Grotto del Pep
Ranked #2 of 384 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: $41 - $62
Cuisines: Swiss, Barbecue
Good for: Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wine and Beer
Trattoria - Pizzeria Galleria
Trattoria - Pizzeria Galleria
Ranked #3 of 384 Restaurants in Lugano
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, Italian
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Pasta e Pesto
Pasta e Pesto
Ranked #4 of 384 Restaurants in Lugano
Price: $9 - $14
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean, European
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
La Tinera
La Tinera
Ranked #5 of 384 Restaurants in Lugano
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss, European
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Youth Hostel Lugano Savosa
2.0 of 5
Youth Hostel Lugano Savosa
$55 - $322
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Hotel Montarina & Backpackers Hostel
2.0 of 5
Hotel Montarina & Backpackers Hostel
$31 - $196 (CHF 30 - CHF 191)
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Ca Melia Bedigliora
$73 - $159
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Ibis Lugano Paradiso
2.0 of 5
Ibis Lugano Paradiso
$129 - $172
Ranked #12 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Delfino
3.5 of 5
Hotel Delfino
$141 - $273 (CHF 137 - CHF 266)
Ranked #14 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano
2.0 of 5
Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano
$122 - $218 (CHF 119 - CHF 212)
Ranked #15 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
4.0 of 5
Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
$243 - $423
Ranked #1 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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Hotel Splendide Royal
5.0 of 5
Hotel Splendide Royal
$391 - $565
Ranked #2 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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The View Lugano
5.0 of 5
The View Lugano
$696 - $940 (CHF 677 - CHF 914)
Ranked #3 of 46 Hotels in Lugano
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.