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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 area around the Lake has a long very nice walk with benches well placed to rest. Much frequented by sportsmen. Winter is a bit wet better going in the heat
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  • The first thing coming to Lugano, I go to the Lake to the promenade. A beautiful park on the other side of the Lake-years, the Swans float on water. Well done!
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  • the weather was glorious, so that a walk along the lake promenade was simply wonderful. There are many shops, bars, and hotels along the Lake.
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