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Highlights in Lugano
- Views from Monte Bre
- Tasting a delicious Risotto with saffron
- The Civic Park Ciani
- The nature of the surroundings
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Lugano
Are you thinking of booking a holiday rental in Lugano to enjoy a few days of the beautiful scenery of this region of Switzerland? On Holidu you will find a wide variety of rentals equipped with everything you need to make the most of your stay. Surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of the surrounding mountains and Lake Lugano. Ideal both for couples who want to make a romantic getaway and for families and small groups of friends. With the advantage that you will be able to choose between numerous additional services like terrace, garden, swimming pool, barbecue, Internet, parking, chimney, air conditioned, etc. In this way, you will be able to enjoy a holiday rental in Lugano totally adapted to your needs.
Holidays in Lugano
The area and how to find your way around
Located southeast of Switzerland, in the canton of Ticino, Lugano is the most populous town in the Italian region. Surrounded by the cities of As, Varese, Locarno, Bellinzona, Lecco, Bellagio} and Lenro. It is bathed by Lake Lugano, between Mount Bre and Mount San Salvatore. This is why its main attraction is its natural landscapes. But in addition, within its territory are the Monte Boglia, the Denti della Vecchia and the Cima de Fojorina and within walking distance the Parque delle Cinque Vette and the Parque Regionale Campo dei Fiori. A real paradise for nature lovers. What are you waiting for to book your holiday rental in Lugano?The best of a great metropolis with the best of the small city
Lugano is Switzerland's third most important financial centre, but it is also the city of parks and flowers, luxurious villas and religious buildings of great historical value. A town of Mediterranean charm that has perfectly combined the advantages of the great metropolis and the small town. The old pedestrian quarter is characterised by Lombard style buildings, with southern type squares and arcades, and numerous parks with subtropical plants. All this surrounded by a landscape of mountains of impressive beauty and by the charm conferred by its beautiful lake. Undoubtedly the best area to book your rental in Lugano.
Types of travellers and activities
Lugano has an impressive wealth of monuments. The population itself already offers a beautiful old town for which it is a great pleasure to walk, but also with a multitude of buildings and places that tell us of the role that the city has played throughout its history. The most emblematic is the Cathedral of San Lorenzo (9th century), from which you can see the whole village, the lake and the mountains. But the churches of Santa Maria de los Angeles, San Antonio and San Roco are also worth a visit. Special mention should be made of the Villa Favorita, the famous residence of Barons Thyssen-Bornemisza. Although the building is already impressive, the gardens are a real wonder.Lugano for nature lovers
The mountainous perimeter that surrounds the city offers to the traveller multitude of proposals to realize hiking routes in the nature. But also to relax, enjoying the views of the mountains and the lake itself. But in addition, in the surroundings of the lake there are numerous parks that will allow you to enjoy the unique combination between nature, sculpture and architecture. The most outstanding is the Civico Ciani Park, where you can walk among trees and gardens cared for with great care. There is also a children's playground where you can play. The ideal place to spend an afternoon with the family
Did you know that in the vicinity of Lugano are the luxurious mansions of some of Europe's most important jewellers, tenors, artists and royalty? Too bad you can't visit each other inside.
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Swissminiatur is a must for any tourist who spends a few days in lugano. This is an open-air museum, located on the outskirts of the city, which houses more than 120 recreations of the country's most representative monuments. All of them on a small scale but carried out in detail.2. Contemplate the best views of the city from Monte Bre and San Salvatores
To go up to Monte Bre, the best thing to do is to take the funicular that leaves from Cassarate. You can walk up, but remember that the slope is quite large and the funicular will take you to the top in just 2 minutes. There is also a funicular that leads to Mount Salvatore, where you can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the city and appreciate the majesty of the Alps.3. Take a boat trip on Lake Lugano
There are many different routes and, although they are all beautiful, there is one that stands out from the rest. It is the itinerary that leads to the town of Gandria. A beautiful fishing village that reminds a lot of the landscapes of the Italian lakes. The perfect place to taste exquisite fish dishes.4. Try the delicious risotto with saffron
The 8 km separating Lugano from the Italian border have been decisive in their habits and customs. So much so that there are many who believe that Lugano's pasta is even better than in Italy itself. Chestnuts, honey, cheese, vegetables, fruits, fish and rice are the main ingredients of its cuisine. The most typical dish is risotto with saffron, cooked with mushrooms and osso buco. But also exquisite are grilled meats, baked rabbit, cazzola, rusticiada and costine. All this accompanied by a delicious Merlot red wine of the land.