Monte San Salvatore, Lugano

4.7
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. Open seasonally, please check website for up-to-date information and departure location. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Monte San Salvatore and many more Lugano attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Lugano road trip planning site.
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  • TLDR; even if you're not a hiker, you can hike this if you really want to This past semester, I studied abroad in Lugano. Our program director always kicks off the semester with this hike. We, the...  more »
  • Top of Lugano, beautiful view. The good part is the journey through train to the top, which actually was fun and enjoyable, seeing the kind of height. But after which there is nothing extraordinary...  more »
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  • Amazing hike and great place for lunch
  • Breathtaking views ❤️

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