Lugano Nightlife

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    Blues To Bop: Blues Open Air For Free

    by musti72 Written Jun 18, 2003

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    Blues on the piazza

    Every year in August Lugano is host to an extraordinary Blues to Bop Festival. The concerts are hold at the same time on five of the most charming squares of Lugano.
    This year's Festival is held every evening from august the 28th to the 31th.

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    Casino Lugano: The New Casino of Lugano

    by musti72 Written Jun 2, 2003

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    One side of the casino

    Since one year the casinos in Switzerland are allowed to offer full games (before it was only limited). Lugano had the chance to receive one of the 10 concessions to build a casino. The building with its lightplays inside and outside is well worth a visit, especially during nighttime.

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    Casinò Lugano: Gambling House

    by ealgisi Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    The Lugano Casino is bound to change the lifestyle of the inhabitants and the visitors of the city. Born with the declared and very ambitious aim of becoming one of the four best casinos in the whole of Europe and the first one South of the Alps, it obtained one of the 7 type A concessions for operating an all games casino, for an unlimited number of tables and slot machines. With a panoramic restaurant, five bars and the possibility of organizing banquets with a fantastic view of the lake, it’s much more than a casino. It’s a modern, sophisticated place not only created for gambling but for passing a pleasant evening with quality entertainment.

    No town is without its parking problems and Lugano is surely no exception. To make up for this urban difficulty and to offer visitors an extra service, the Lugano Casinò has created the new “valet parking service”. The idea is both original and innovative; the casino has stipulated an agreement with two different city parking facilities that can be easily reached. Also because it won’t be the guests who will have to park their car. Upon arrival at the entrance of the Casinò, there will be about thirty young “drivers” in uniform and easy to recognize, who will take care of one’s car, parking it in one of the reserved and protected car parks. When the guest will have decided, probably reluctantly, to leave the comfortable halls on the lakeshore, all he’ll have to do is turn to the “valet parking” service to have his car returned in less than no time.

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    Estival Jazz: World Class Jazz Under The Stars

    by musti72 Updated Jun 18, 2003

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    Jazz Open Air Festival in Lugano

    Every year in July Lugano's main square Piazza dell Riforma is host to one of the most important Jazz open air festival in Europe, and the entrance is totally free.

    The program 2003:
    10.7
    Omar Sosa
    Herbie Hancock (with Lyne Carrington and Bobby Hutcherson)
    Daniela Mercury
    Mory Kante
    11.7
    Chick Corea
    Miriam Makeba
    Eddie Palmieri
    Kassav
    12.7
    Charles Lloyd
    Manhattan Transfer (Tim Hauser, Janis Siegel, Cheryl Bentyne e Alan Paul)
    Jimmy Cliff
    New York Salsa All Stars (Jose Alberto El Canario, Giovanni Hidalgo, Chocolate Armenteros, Dave Valentin e Alfredo De La Fe)

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    Iris Club Alpino: Bar

    by ealgisi Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    A little outside Lugano, Irish Club Aplino offers a familiar place where to have a drink or two with your friends.

    In some nights even live music with fantastic bands.
    A special place for bikers (specially KTM owners), but not just.

    Dress Code: Casual

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    caffé monte cristo: a young crownd and good cocktails

    by call_me_rhia Written Nov 7, 2002

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    a nice hang out

    This is one of my favourite bars to go to. it's quite tiny and the air is often unbreathable, but the corwd's nice and the cocktails good. It's also one of the few places playing rock music in the background, rather than more modern music (or is it noise?).

    Dress Code: casual is fine

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  • Although Lugano is a verging...

    by sarahkathryn Written Aug 26, 2002

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    Although Lugano is a verging on a city by Swiss standards, it is a small town in anyone else's books, and doesn't offer a huge selection of night life. My recommendations are to pick on of the several small bars and cafes lining the streets and relax. We went to two clubs, Square and Desperado's. Neither were particularly great, though saying that they weren't absolutely dire either (apart from the prices of drinks)!

    If you want night life go there for Estival Jazz, see it's own spot.

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    etic bar: cocktails and latin music

    by call_me_rhia Updated Nov 7, 2002

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    etnic bar, cd cover, lugano

    Lugano's not heaven for nightlife - but there are anyway a few good places. Most nightlife happens in Quartiere Maghetti. One of the popular places is called "etnic" - a bar with a bamboo decor, loud latin music and delicious cocktails. it also serves truly disgusting food. It's closed on Sunday

    Dress Code: smart casual

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    Lugano doesn't offer much of a...

    by naranja Written Aug 24, 2002

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    Lugano doesn't offer much of a nightlife. If you are looking for a place to dance, listen to music or just have a drink and chat, no problem, but if you want more you'r better off going to Milan, just 1 hours drive away.
    My favored place is the Mango Club, with its hot latin beat,tropical drinks and a great atmosphere.

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  • privilege,club one,vanilla,villa sassa: nighlife in lugano

    by dhasjk Written Oct 30, 2007

    written from a luganese girl. They are various clubs in lugano , the best one , with the best people and the nicest atmosphere is the villa sassa- casablanca club. It also happens to be the one with most rich teenagers .. the other cioce is the club one , which is pretty much the same. the privilege club is the one with the crappy people but nice music. The vanilla club is not in lugano , but 30 min away . It has usually big artists ( bob sinclair , tom novy , ecc.) , and is worth the trip.

    To eat out at night the best place is the argentino for a quick pizza, or the etnic for mexican/etnic food.

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    Casino: Gambling

    by yumyum Written Nov 29, 2006

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    If you have money to waste, you may gamble away. The casino with its restaurant opens at 12.00 but the tables only open at 14.00. The closing time is 4 or 5 am depending on the day.

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    Have an espresso by the lake

    by argentia Written Sep 25, 2005

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    Lugano at night

    Lugano has numerous outdoor cafes and patios in piazzas near the lake. Have a seat and enjoy a latte, or just wander through the lit-up streets and watch the beautiful people enjoying their latte.

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    Walk by the lake

    by marsi77 Written Sep 15, 2006

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    There aren't many nightclubs (if any) in Lugano. But a walk by the lake is simply wonderful. On Fridays, the streets are traffic free, and you can watch many people walking bye.

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