Monte San Salvatore, Lugano

4.7
Stand on the top of Lugano at Monte San Salvatore for panoramic views of the city and the calm blue lake surrounding it. To reach the top, hike or hop on the funicular, which operates seasonally. Stop for a bite at the restaurant at the summit to take advantage of the impressive views from the veranda. You'll find the best vistas from the top of the church, but it's a significant climb. Information tablets identify the surrounding mountains, so you'll be able to tell when you're looking at the legendary Matterhorn. Open seasonally, please check website for up-to-date information and departure location. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monte San Salvatore and many more Lugano attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lugano road trip planning site .
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  • Beautiful and magical. It's worth taking the funicular and spending time at the top to admire magnificent 360-degree panoramas. To do in clear weather to enjoy the successionof mountain plans up to the Matterhorn!
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  • But otherwise there is little to do - unless you want to do a hike of several hours to Melide ++
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  • Great views almost everywhere. Really worth visiting! Especially make sure you visit the roof of the church!
  • What a great view on the top of the church. There is also a good hiking trail to Ciona.
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