Monte Bre, Lugano

Hike, drive, mountain bike, or take the cable car up to Monte Bre, considered one of the sunniest points in the country, with panoramic views of the nearby lake and surrounding mountains. If you drive to the summit, be prepared for many twists and curves, and be ready to stop for other cars, as the roads are very narrow. The cable car at the base of the mountain is accessible via local bus service. Be sure to check the website for the status of rail operations, since the cable cars can close in inclement weather. Plan to visit Monte Bre and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Lugano attractions using our Lugano holiday builder website .
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  • Fabulous, breathtaking. You can reach the peak by car or by train. You can enjoy a fabulous view of the Alps. It seems to be in heaven. At night both from monte both from Lugano it ranges in a unique landscape.
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  • So first off i must say that Lugano is a lovely city and this is one of the highlights. That being said, if you come in winter the funicular doesn't operate then so you have to walk to the top. We too...  more »
  • Mount Brè rises above the magnificent city of Lugano and Lugansk Lake. The path to it difficult. in the outskirts of the city you want to climb the two funiculars, but it's worth it. A fantastic view of the city and the Lake and fantastic photos, if you sjadite at a table of local Café.
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  • Even on a cloudy day, this place feels magical. Allow plenty of time. First funicular takes you up to a second funicular where you may wait 15 or 20 minutes before it departs. Restaurant at the top serves great coffee and dessert. You can get on the funicular at the Lugano Montr Bre stop, and buy your ticket once you get to the 2nd station.
  • Took about 2.5 hrs to hike all the way up there and the view was totally worth it. You can take the train up as well if you don't like hiking but I like the trail walking up the mountain, it was very peaceful and quiet.
  • Beautiful place, incredible view! One of the great place on earth! 25 € to get via funicular and back.
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  • Has one of the best view in luguano. The view of the city and the lake is amazing. The bre village is also nice to explore.

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