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    Lugano Day Trip

    • Walking tours of Lugano 
    • Visit of Santa Maria degli Angeli
    • Tasting of local delicacies
    • Funicular up to Monte Bre

    At a glance

    Spend a day exploring Lake Lugano, beautiful glacial lake situated on the border between Switzerland and Italy. Discover the city of Lugano and learn about its history and modern lifestyle with this full day tour accompanied by a licensed tour guide.

    This is a private tour reserved exclusively for your group.

    Risk Free Booking

    • NO Deposit Asked
    • NO Credit Card Charge until 2 weeks prior to tour
    • Full refund up to 7 days before the tour, 50% refund up to 72h before the tour, no subsequent refund
    • Our guides are trained on all COVID-19 safety guidelines and have hand sanitising available for you to use
    • All participants are asked to bring a safety mask and to wear it if current protocols require it.


    • Meeting Point: Hotel pick up
    • Time of departure 09:30 AM / 10:00 AM
    • Operating any day upon request from January to December

    Pick up will be at your Lake Como hotel by a private driver; your tour guide will also meet you there. Once in Lugano, take a stroll in the old town with its elegant boutiques, visit the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli with Luini’s fresco and enter a local well known shop of Maitre Chocolatiers for a small tasting and, why not, delicious shopping. Walk along the waterfront and the lush public gardens of Parco Ciani.

    Before lunch take the funicular up to Monte Bre, an altitude of about 900 metres will give you the chance for a superb view of the Lake and of the Alps. Here we shall book you à la carte lunch at Ristorante Vetta (not included).

    Later in the afternoon your private driver and tour guide will lead you back to Lake Como to relax at your hotel.

    Before you go

    What is included?

    • Local, friendly English speaking licensed guide
    • Mercedes Viano minivan transfers
    • Car ferry tickets if needed at Lake Como
    • Funicular tickets to Mount Bre

    What is not included?

    • Souvenirs. Our guide will be glad to point you to the best spots to buy local gifts
    • Extra food & drinks and what is not explicitly listed in the programme must be paid separately​

    What should I bring and know?

    • A Water Bottle, alternatively you can purchase one near the meeting point​
    • Comfortable walking shoes and clothes as a fair amount of walking is involved
    • Sun hat and sun screen are strongly recommended in summer months
    • Please remember that bookings are made on a first come, first served basis
    • This tour is in English. Other languages are available upon request, please contact us


    What is your cancellation policy?


    • Full refund up to 7 days before the tour, 50% refund up to 72h before the tour, no subsequent refund
    • We charge your credit card approx. 15 days before the tour,  no refund will be possible if you cancel later than 2 days (48 hours) before the start of your tour
    • No refunds if you do not turn up for the tour (our tours start promptly, the guide shall not be able to linger)
    • ​If you need to reschedule your booked tour we will do our best to accommodate your request. Please contact us directly by email. In case we cannot meet your needs and you decide to cancel, no refund shall be given for tours that are cancelled with less than 48hours notice
    • Please refer to our full Terms and Conditions policy here

    Is the tour customizable?

    Yes! All our itineraries are starting points, created to inspire and give options for a ready to book tour. But we love to design custom experiences for our clients. Whether you just have a special request for us or need a private, fully made-to-measure experience, let us know! We can design an itinerary just for you.

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