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Lake Lugano, Lugano

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Protected by low mountain ranges, the glacial Lake Lugano features its own Mediterranean microclimate, warm enough to encourage the growth of citrus and palm trees. The lake sits on the border between northern Italy and southern Switzerland, an area rich in diverse plant life and fossils from prehistoric times. Lugano, a Swiss resort town with a decidedly Italian flavor, serves as a convenient base for sightseeing tours of the mountain-rimmed lake region. Get to know the area quickly by joining a guided boat ride along the lake's picturesque shores, or take the funicular to one of the surrounding mountaintops. Add Lake Lugano to your Lugano travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Lugano tourist route planner.
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  • The Lago di Lugano has many different arms. If you want to leave the entire Lake, it takes approx. 3 hours i.e. the big, long ride. The food is rather modest. The waiter never asked me to my liking. So better yourself do something.
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  • I love the lakes and so I'm biased, but I have to say that the Lake Lugano is really nice and varied. Lake, mountain, Hill, beach and so on and so on and so forth. There is a bit of everything. As vegetation, at this time of year all in bloom. Gorgeous. Recommend a visit
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  • I just loved this place and spend rest of my life here .Its a picture perfect place with water ,green slo[es and snow capped mountains all in one single glance ....Just awesome  more »