7 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary

7 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary

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7 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary

Start: Lugano
1
Lugano
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Airolo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Lugano

4
nights
Lugano

Lugano ©
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lugano: Bellinzona (Castelli di Bellinzona & Castelgrande), Lungolago Di Ascona (in Ascona) and Falconeria Locarno (in Locarno). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Lugano, stroll around Parco Civico, take in the awesome beauty at Monte Bre, and take some stellar pictures from Monte San Salvatore.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugano trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Lugano. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Airolo.

Things to do in Lugano

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bellinzona, Rivera, Fox Town Factory Stores, Cimitero Monumentale, Swissminiatur
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lugano ©
Lake Lugano
Monte San Salvatore ©
Monte San Salvatore
Parco Civico ©
Parco Civico

2
nights
Airolo

Airolo ©
Airolo is a municipality in the district of Leventina in the canton of Ticino in Switzerland.HistoryIn the settlement of Madrano, Roman tombs from the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD were found. On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at Sasso San Gottardo, then take in the awesome beauty at St Gotthard Pass, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa dei Santi Pietro e Paolo (Church of Saints Peter and Paul), and finally don't miss a visit to Lago Ritom. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Foroglio Val Bavona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Nicolao, then make a trip to San Carlo di Negrentino, and finally wander the streets of Santa Petronilla.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Airolo driving holiday website .

Traveling by car from Lugano to Airolo takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Airolo

Museums Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Quinto, Foroglio Val Bavona, Chiesa di San Nicolao, San Carlo di Negrentino, Santa Petronilla
Highlights from your plan
Sasso San Gottardo ©
Sasso San Gottardo
St Gotthard Pass ©
St Gotthard Pass
Lago Ritom ©
Lago Ritom