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Guided Excursions

Lugano - Unexpected Classic Tour

Lugano

This interesting walk through the city centre of Lugano offers to the visitors a traditional and cultural aspects that permit the discovery of the city. FREE TOUR.
21.03 - 24.10.2016. Every Monday, 10:00 - 12:00 Detail

Info Point Ente Turistico del Luganese
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 605 12 26
info@luganoturismo.ch


Romantic Walk Through Traditions - Gandria

Lugano

You can’t really say you’ve visited Lugano unless you’ve visited the romantic hamlet of Gandria.
16.05 - 10.10.2016.
Every monday 13:40 - 17:40.
PRICE: CHF 10.- / KIDS (6-16): CHF 5.- Detail

Info Point Ente Turistico del Luganese
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 605 12 26
info@luganoturismo.ch


Lugano - Monte Brè

Lugano

Guided visit of Mount Brè, overlooking Lugano, by boat and cable car.
27.05 - 01.07 / 02.09 - 21.10.2016. Every friday, 13:10 - 17:40.
08.07 - 26.08.2016. Every friday, 13:10 - 19:00.
PRICE: CHF 10.- / KIDS (6-16) CHF 5.-
Reservation until 12:00
This walk is suitable for people without walking problems. Detail

Info Point Ente Turistico del Luganese
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 605 12 26
info@luganoturismo.ch


Lugano - Monte San Salvatore

Lugano

The gulf of Lugano is rendered special by two mountains that mark its boundaries: Mount Brè and Mount San Salvatore. The latter, whose shape recalls that of the more famous Pão de Açúcar, has conferred the nickname of “Little Rio” to Lugano.
25.05 - 12.10.2016.
Every wednesday 10:00 - 13:00.
PRICE: CHF 10.- / KIDS (6-16): CHF 5.- Detail

Info Point Ente Turistico del Luganese
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 605 12 26
info@luganoturismo.ch


Lugano, Yesterday and Today

Lugano

A walk through the centre of Lugano admiring buildings, churches, statues and squares all contributing to embellish the town.
28.04 - 20.10.2016.
Every thursday 10:00–12:00.
FREE TOUR Detail

Info Point Ente Turistico Luganese
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)91 605 12 26
info@luganoturismo.ch


Foxtrail

Lugano

Foxtrail will allow you to discover Lugano in a playful way: during this 2.5 hour long treasure hunt you will solve riddles and decipher secret messages in a team while discovering the main sights and hidden picturesque corners of Lugano.
01.01 - 31.12.2016
Every day 08:00 - 17:00.
PRICE: CHF 31.- / KIDS (0-16): CHF 16.- / FAMILIES CHF 79.- Detail

Foxtrail
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)41 329 80 00
www.foxtrail.ch


Monte San Salvatore - Swissminiatur - Lago di Lugano

Paradiso

The guided tour includes morning departure from Paradiso with the ascent of Monte San Salvatore by funicular railway; a summit walk to Carona then Melide by footpath for approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes, entrance and visit to Swissminiatur to experience Switzerland in scale 1:25 and an impressive return by boat to Paradiso. Detail

Funicolare Lugano - Paradiso
Monte San Salvatore
6900 Paradiso
Tel. +41 (0)91 985 28 28
Fax +41 (0)91 985 28 29
info@montesansalvatore.ch
www.montesansalvatore.ch


Excursion to Valle Verzasca

Lugano

Discover one of the most beautiful valleys of the southern alps and its unique cristal clear, deepturquoise coloured river. Multilingual guide.
For informations and prices: Associazione delle Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Guided Walking Tour "following the trail of Hermann Hesse"

Montagnola

Collina d’Oro offers a great variety of walks throughout its magnificent landscape. On the occasion of the opening of the Museum, the Town Council of Collina d’Oro set up a footpath which takes to Hesse’s favourite places, passing by the houses where he lived, and ending to the cemetery where he is buried. Detail

Ra Cürta 2
6926 Montagnola
Tel. +41 (0)91 993 37 70
Fax +41 (0)91 993 37 72
info@hessemontagnola.ch
www.hessemontagnola.ch


Lugano Photo Tours - Also for IPad and IPhone

Lugano

Have you ever thought of discovering the territory and at the same time to improve your photo skills? Lugano Photo Tours is the opportunity! Detail

Carminati Patricia
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 76 616 68 42
itarg@bluewin.ch


Guided Tour of Sessa

Sessa

Sessa, once the most important municipality of Malcantone, is today a village of 650 inhabitants on the slope of a hill at the foot of Mount Lema, which gently rolls down to the Tresa river. Every Tuesday from the end of March to the end of October a free guided excursion of the village Sessa. Offers devolved to the Piccolo museo di Sessa e Monteggio. Detail

Lindo Deambrosi
Piazza da Sora
6997 Sessa
Tel. +41 (0)91 608 22 85
Tel. +41 (0)79 686 86 01


Cruise & Cook

Lugano

A charming cruise in lake Lugano, we will stop on the opposite shore to enjoy a drink on a terrace with a wonderful view of the city. Then you can experience to cook yourself the typical Ticinese risotto with the help of the chef! You will always be accompanied by a guide who will tell you about the city, its people, its cuisine. Truly a special day or evening! Detail

GUIDE SI
Carminati Patricia
Via Crocetta 23 B
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
itarg@bluewin.ch


Cruise with visit to the Swiss Custom's Museum

Lugano

Lake cruise and visit to the particular Swiss Custom’s Museum, full of surprises and curious facts on the activities of customs officers and smugglers. Multilingual guide.
Informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Lake cruise with stop in Gandria

Lugano

Lake Cruise with stop in Gandria. Multilingual guide.
For informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Walking City Tour

Lugano

For informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Family Tour

Lugano

Interactive tour for families who wish to discover the city together with their children. Advised for children 5-12 years old. Small kids are welcome. English, Italian, Spanish.
For informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Times and places of tourism in the Region of Lugano

Lugano

This guided visit on foot interweaves many of the city’s most charming places with the history of local tourism; the latter, in fact, after the inauguration of the Gotthardbahn (the Saint Gotthard railway) affirmed itself more and more so and gave rise to the myth of the “Sonnenstube”.
17.03 - 06.10.2016
Tuesday/thursday 09:30 - 11:30.
PRICE: CHF 15.- / CHILDREN (5-12): CHF 5.-
Min. 12 pax Detail

Carlo Frey
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)79 620 81 35
Fax +41 (0)91 971 48 56
carlo.frey@spaimendrisio.ch


Cruise with Aperitif

Lugano

Relaxing cruise with the sunset light. The best way to start the weekend.
Multilingual guide.
For informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Bellinzona and its castles

Lugano

Visit to the capital of Ticino, its typical peasant’s market and its castles, included in the list of the World’s Heritage of UNESCO. Multilingual guide. Transport included.
For informations and prices: Associazione Guide della Svizzera Italiana. Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Lugano By Night - Lugano after the sunset

Lugano

Detail

Associazione Guide Turistiche della Svizzera Italiana
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)76 616 68 42
Tel. +41 (0)79 527 27 54
info@guidesi.ch
www.guidesi.ch


Kayak & Swiss Choc

Lugano

Depart Lugano by train and arrive in Agno in just 20 minutes. Short walk to the lake shore to pick up kayaks. Along with a kayaking expert, paddle to Caslano (about 1.5 hours). Arrive in Caslano, time at leisure, then walk to the chocolate factory. After the factory visit and chocolate tasting, take the train back to Lugano.
Detail

Carminati Patricia
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 76 616 68 42 (also Whatsapp)
itarg@bluewin.ch


Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana - The collection. New consonances

Lugano

Every fourth sunday of the month free guided tour from 27.02.2016 to 26.02.2017, form 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.. Detail

MASI Lugano
Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)58 866 42 30
lac.edu@lugano.ch
www.luganolac.ch


Museo d'arte della Svizzera italiana, Temporary exhibitions

Lugano

Sunday - Guided Tour 15:00 - 16:00

Paul Signac: 04.09.2016 – 08.01.2017
Antonio Calderara: 01.10.2016 – 22.01.2017

Free guided tour, entry not included (every first sunday of the months free entry). Detail

MASI Lugano
Piazza Bernardino Luini 6
6900 Lugano
Tel. +41 (0)58 866 42 30
lac.edu@lugano.ch
www.luganolac.ch


Tourist train

Lugano-Viganello

A tour of the City aboard the train "La freccia rossa" (the red arrow) which allows you to discover the beauty of the City and its neighbourhood, the San Salvatore and Monte Brè funiculars, the Casino and the Lungolago.
It is possible to book special group tours (max. 54 passengers). Detail

TTL Trenino Turistico Lugano SA
Via G. Guisan 1
6962 Lugano-Viganello
Tel. +41 79 685 70 70
Fax +41 91 940 49 40
luganotrenino@bluewin.ch