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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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  • In mid-August and is definitely an unforgettable experience, the fireworks on the Lake seen from Mount inimitabili...in are low season you can taste a Swiss tranquility only
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  • You can reach it by cable-railway in a 10 minutes ride. If you go up on a clear day, you can enjoy a breathtaking view all around by walking on an easy foot path: you will see the city of Lugano and i...  more »
  • I got to have lunch once at the top, although I went during the lunch break. The view is worth a lot, especially on a clear day.
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