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2 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary
Drive: 2h 45min
Lugano— 1 night
Drive: 2h 45min
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Monte Carlo of Switzerland
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): grab your bike and head to Monte Tamaro, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Montebello, and then step into the grandiose world of Castelgrande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, get great views at Monte San Salvatore, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano.
For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Lugano travel guide.
Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Lugano. In July, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C.
Things to do in Lugano
Bellinzona, Monte Tamaro
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