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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The finiculare ride is nice with a tram every 30 minutes. Once you go up the views are just breathtaking: 360 degrees of the different arms of the Lake and the city... an absolute must if you are in.... more »
We recently spent a morning exploring San Salvatore. The views on a clear, sunny day were incredible, as we were ringed by mountains and snow capped peaks...stunning! I loves taking the funicular..... more »
This is the spot to see one of the most beautiful areas of Switzerland. Every direction you look is breathtaking. Easy access to the top via funicular (mountain incline rail) and then a winding walk to the very top.
Absolutely must visit! Easy and accessible with funiculaire, with a Swiss GA you'll have 50% discount. There are several view points so you'll walk a bit more on the top. The view is breathtaking!
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