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Monte San Salvatore, Lugano

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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. Plan your visit to Monte San Salvatore and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Lugano vacation route planner.
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  • Let your doorstep and discover this small paradise. Very nice and very green, with good views of the surroundings.
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  • This is the best place to see lake Lugano from this height you get fantastic views, i also like to see it from Campione D'italia late at night all lit up with Lugano lit up underneath. 
  • I take one day trip to Lugano and also go to Monte San Salvatore, It's a very nice place and had a great view point You can see the view of Italy from this place