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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  • Exceptional view on the Lake and surrounding cities (Lugano, Melide). After a short ride of ca 15' you will reach the summit. We didn't try it but there is a restaurant at the top with a fantastic...  more »
  • If you have only one day to spend in Lugano then this is a must. from the top of the church you can view the city and region in a 360 grades view.  more »
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  • Amazing hike and great place for lunch
  • Breathtaking views ❤️

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