Monte Generoso, Capolago

4.5
#1 of 6 in Parks in Mendrisiotto
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  • Nice ride in a fairy tale train to the top of a mountain overlooking the region of lake Lugano. Train stop adjacent to railway station. You may also hike all the way up or down. Lovely scenery. A...  more »
  • We took the rack railway to the top, which is the last of 3 stops on the way up the mountain and takes approximately 50 mins. Good facilities await at the top inc cafe, restaurant, shop, toilets...  more »
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  • What a view, great place to visit, if you have the time. Amazing views and a great little train service to take you all the way to the top. There is a cafe with drinks and food, and a restaurant for more 'formal' dining.
  • We tried our luck and found one parking spot at the S. Nicolao station, which is 1/2 way up the mountain. Otherwise - one has to take the train from the town (at Capolago station). Parking was free (though the sign indicated we had to pay - but no payment arrangements to be found). The station is nothing but a platform. Tickets may be bought on board the train, or at the cafeteria when you arrive - if you only use a credit card. The views from the mountain are fantastic - but it's a 20min difficult walk to get to the mountain top fro the station. Beware of the cafeteria - both the prices and quality....
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