2 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary

2 days in Canton of Ticino Itinerary

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Lugano

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Piazza della Riforma and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lido di Lugano. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Monte San Salvatore, explore the historical opulence of Castelli di Bellinzona, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Tamaro.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Lugano itinerary planning tool.

Zurich to Lugano is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Lugano can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Lugano

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Canton of Ticino travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Experience Switzerland's Mediterranean side with a visit to Ticino, where Italian flair dominates. Palm trees, beaches, piazzas, and old churches fill this Italian-speaking canton. Mirroring blue lakes reflect the majestic Alps not far off. Enjoy "la dolce vita" with an espresso among the sub-tropical gardens, romantic landscapes, and historical architecture. Rich indigo flowers dot Alpine pastures and wooded hills rising around the shores of Ticino's lakes, while delicate white camellia line lakeshore promenades. The furthest southern state, Ticino boasts a much milder climate that the rest of the country and offers plenty of sunshine.