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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

San Salvatore

The funicular station is only 5 minutes walk from the Lugano-Paradiso train station. The funicular and restaurant on the San Salvatore mountain run from approx. mid March to beginning of November....
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Nov 30, 2006

Independence square

Here you find the independence monument. In 1798 the canton Ticino became independent from Swiss dominions and joined the Swiss confederation. On the sides of the monument of you can see scenes from...
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Nov 29, 2006

Post office

The central post office is a prominent landmark. Please note, that the ATM is right around the building past the kiosk. If you stand in front of the main entrance (facing the entrance) turn right then...
yumyum
Nov 30, 2006

The chocolate factory

A real must if you are in town.Don't miss the chance to visit the local chocolate factory Alprose, situated only a few KM from Lugano.Inside the factory you will have the chance to taste different...
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ealgisi
May 29, 2007

Alpine Coaster bob

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...
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ealgisi
Apr 20, 2007

Swiss National Bank

The developpment of the finance and banking sector started in the first decades of the 20th century. It drastically increased in the 1960s and 70s and today Lugano is number 3 in Switzerland. Even the...
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Nov 29, 2006
 
 
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Canyoning

Different kind of places with different difficulties.Spend a different day, in the middle of the nature with, climbing and jumping.In some places the water could be a little cold but with the Neoprene...
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Feb 04, 2007

Adventure Park

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.At...
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Apr 20, 2007

Touristic train

A city tour on board of the touristic train... "Red Arrow".You will see all the beauties that the city has to offer, a general sight seeing of the city.Pre-booking for groups is available under...
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ealgisi
Apr 10, 2007

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

Diving

Wanna try diving for the first time ?Or simply just want to take an upgrade course, dive with a buddy or a local dive master ?Well you have found the right place.At PlanetSea you will find...
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ealgisi
Mar 26, 2007

City Tour by the "Red Arrow"

This little tourist friendly train is the convenient way to see the hidden beauties of Lugano in 40 minutes;) You can also "hop off" in the places you want to visit and "hop on" later to continue your...
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Jan 22, 2008

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

Mountain biking

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.Two...
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ealgisi
Apr 20, 2007

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Piazza Cioccaro 5, Lugano, Ticino, 6900, Switzerland
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Riva Caccia 7, 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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Piazza Rezzonico 7, , Lugano, Cantone Ticino 6900
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