Lake Lugano, Lugano

Protected by low mountain ranges, the glacial Lake Lugano features its own Mediterranean microclimate, warm enough to encourage the growth of citrus and palm trees. The lake sits on the border between northern Italy and southern Switzerland, an area rich in diverse plant life and fossils from prehistoric times. Lugano, a Swiss resort town with a decidedly Italian flavor, serves as a convenient base for sightseeing tours of the mountain-rimmed lake region. Get to know the area quickly by joining a guided boat ride along the lake's picturesque shores, or take the funicular to one of the surrounding mountaintops. Arrange to visit Lake Lugano and other attractions in Lugano using our Lugano road trip planning site .
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  • Insanely beautiful views open from the shores of the lake. Amazed by the incredible stillness and tranquility of this place,
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  • The lake is amazing and very beautiful to see.. There is a nice park next to it and one can watch and enjoy the lake while walking on the sides of the park  more »
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