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Private Tour: Lake Como and Valtellina Day Trip with Lunch and Wine-Tasting from Milan
"From Milan (Central train station) take the train to Varenna (approx. 1-hour) a charming little village on the Lake Como right in front of Bellagio another renowned 'treasure' of the lake. Your guide will meet you upon your arrival and you will enjoy a short tour of the picturesque village. Walk through the labyrinth of typically narrow streets some of them built over the rock and cliff right above the water and enjoy a breathtaking view. Then you will drive all the way up to Valtellina which is a valley located in the Lombardy region (northern Italy) that begins right at the top of lake Como. Your guide will drive as much as possible off the main roads so that you can go through some tiny and pristine villages clinging to the mountains. You will stop for lunch (local wine included)
From EUR165.00
 
Sacro Monte of Varese Unesco World Heritage Site Walking Tour
"Meet your group and local guide at the First Chapel then ascend the mountain to see the 14 Chapels representing Jesus's life. Your guide will share the history of each chapel as you travel for 1.5-hours along a 2 km (approximately 1 mile) cobblestone pat the group will visit the permanent Presepe followed by the Sanctuary which is a little gem of baroque art. The guide will show the group the wooden statue of the Black Madonna (30 min). After the Sanctuary spend about 30 minutes visiting the little village of Santa Maria del Monte where it is possible to see mural paintings and stunning views from the windows of typical underpasses. There will be a brief rest stop at the Emporio Shop where visitors can sample local products and do some shopping. The bus will wait for the group at the parking lot located a few minutes walk from the Sanctuary.""""Guided 3-hour walking tour to discover Varese's Sacro Monte
From EUR8.00
 
Borromean Islands Hop-On Hop-Off Ferry Tour from Stresa
"Make the most out of your day by arriving in Stresa in early morning. The first ferry leaves at 8am and departures continue every half an hour throughout the day until the evening.Step aboard the comfortable ferry and try to nab a window seat if you peer out over the breathtaking Lake Maggiore and the forested hills and dramatic mountain peaks that rise beyond the shimmering lake’s edge. You are free to hop on and off the ferry as much as you please so you can create a sightseeing itinerary to suit your preferences.Choose to stop first at Isola Bella and pay an entrance fee to explore the sumptuous and ornately decorated 17th-century palace that dominates the island. See the home where the noble fine paintings and antique furniture all displayed in lavishly gilded rococo rooms. Afterward wander around the well-tended formal gardens. Look out for the two white peacocks strutting their stuff amidst the fountains
From EUR15.00

More Things to Do in Lugano

Chiesa Santa Maria de Loreto

This church sits on a hill overlooking the city. It was built in 1632 with ornate interior decorations as is many of the churches of Lugano. if you head up the hill from the Piazza Castello you will...
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Jim_Eliason
Jan 31, 2016

Fountain by the Lake

After disembarking from the train and walking down the relatively steep walkways toward the lake we found this fountain a comfortable place to hang while we got our bearings in Lugano. To the East is...
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Roadquill
Nov 19, 2015

Carrousel - Such a Delight

The magnificent old Carrousel's one finds in many European towns and cities always attract my attention. Something we rarely see in Australia but always bring back memories of my earlier years.Not to...
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Mikebb
Jan 17, 2015

Walk Through Town To Lake - Nice Buildings.

We did not take the funicular but decided to walk through the town to Lake Lugano.It was a beautiful walk, easy as we were walking down hill all the way, it was a quick introduction to Lugano and...
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Mikebb
Jan 17, 2015

View over Lugano From Railway Station

Our first view on arrival was from in front of the railway station which overlooks the town and lake.We then decided to walk down from the railway station through the town to Lake Lugano. A special...
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Mikebb
Jan 16, 2015

Climbing Trees???

I don't know if this is officially sanctioned in Lugano, but there is a pretty park area next to the Lake where there are trees that are perfect for climbing on....and the limbs curve around and about...
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Roadquill
Dec 18, 2013
 
 
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Piazza Cioccaro

Piazza Cioccaro is only a very small piazza, and it is clearly in the shadow of Piazza Riforma, but I preferred this smaller one to the big one. Small as it is, it is very pretty and colourful, and...
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ettiewyn
Sep 29, 2012

Town Hall

Lugano's town hall is located at Piazza Riforma. It is a neoclassical building from 1844. I thought the yellow colour very remarkable. Although it is so elegant and has many pretty features, the town...
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ettiewyn
Sep 26, 2012

Sant' Antonio

Sant' Antonio is a very interesting church in the centre of Lugano, a little further away from the lakefront. It is a big church that looks very massive from the outside and even a little harsh. I...
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ettiewyn
Sep 26, 2012

Take Bernina Express bus from Lugano.

Hop on to Bernina express bus from Lugano station and connect to the Bernina Express train from Tirano to Chur. It is a dream spectacular journey amidst some of the most beautiful landscapes. The...
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saleemg
Sep 30, 2011

Cinema at the lake

During the period from 28 of June to 8 August, at Lugano outside pool and beach, the city organizes the outside cinema.It's a great experience to watch a movie outside, specially with really dark sky...
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ealgisi
Apr 04, 2011

Modern art museum

Villa Malpensata which today houses the Museo d'Arte Moderna of the City of Lugano was built in the first half of the 18th century.After various transformations and extensions, it was acquired by the...
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ealgisi
Apr 04, 2011

Blues to Bop

Blues to Bop makes a great impression on our town, emphasising the beauty not only of the four piazzas where concerts are held, but also the lakeside promenade and the whole historical centre. It is...
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ealgisi
Apr 04, 2011

Monte Tamaro - Monte Lema hiking

Take the road direction Rivera and when you reach the highway entrance, there you are.In the middle of a big field you will see a cable car station that will bring you right on top of Monte Tamaro.A...
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ealgisi
Apr 04, 2011

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Piazza Cioccaro 5, Lugano, Ticino, 6900, Switzerland
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Viale Castagona 31, Lugano, Ticino, 6906, Switzerland
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Via Tesserete 10, Lugano, Ticino, 6900, Switzerland
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Piazza Indipendenza 9, Lugano, Ticino, 6901, Switzerland
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"Lugano - a day trip to Ticino"
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