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Monte San Salvatore

The funicular is located five hundred metres from the (E-35/A 2) Lugano-Sud motorway exit and 5 minutes from the Paradiso railway station. It offers convenient parking and its panoramic cars convey passengers to the summit in just 12 minutes. The funicular operates from morning to evening, March to November, with half-hourly departures. In summer, the last departure is at 11 pm.

The cable railway

The cable railway is at 500 metres form the Lugano-Sud motorway exit and 5 minutes away from the Paradiso railroad station; it has a convenient car park and you can reach the summit in just 10 minutes. It runs from morning to late afternoon, from March to November, with trips every 30 minutes. In summer the last trip is at 11.00 p.m.

Panorama

Mount San Salvatore (912 m above see level) stands out majestically in the Lugano skyline and offers an outstanding view of the Ceresio lake, the plain of Lombardy and of the magnificent chain of the Swiss and Savoy Alps. The roof of the church is an outlook point offering you a 360° view

Relax

Letting your gaze rest on infinite horizons, sipping a glass of excellent wine, watching your children having fun at the play ground … Mount San Salvatore offers you a moment to relax and rest, at just stone’s throw from the frenetic pace of the city.

Dining with a View

Ristorante Vetta offers a beautiful panoramic terrace, the ideal place to sit down and dine surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and its cuisine, mostly Mediterranean, is perfect for warm summer days: Vetta truly is an oasis of peace only a stone throw away from downtown Lugano.

Excursions

From the summit you can descend on foot, along a path leading to Ciona (Carona). Moreover, taking the excursionist paths of the area, you can enjoy all the peculiarities of mountain slopes walking through uncontaminated and regenerating areas.

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Monte San Salvatore. The funicular is located five hundred metres from the (E-35/A 2) Lugano-Sud motorway exit and 5 minutes from the Paradiso railway station. It offers convenient parking and its panoramic cars convey passengers to the summit in just 12 minutes. The funicular operates from morning to evening, March to November, with half-hourly departures. In summer, the last departure is at 11 pm.

The cable railway

The cable railway is at 500 metres form the Lugano-Sud motorway exit and 5 minutes away from the Paradiso railroad station; it has a convenient car park and you can reach the summit in just 10 minutes. It runs from morning to late afternoon, from March to November, with trips every 30 minutes. In summer the last trip is at 11.00 p.m.

Panorama

Mount San Salvatore (912 m above see level) stands out majestically in the Lugano skyline and offers an outstanding view of the Ceresio lake, the plain of Lombardy and of the magnificent chain of the Swiss and Savoy Alps. The roof of the church is an outlook point offering you a 360° view

Relax

Letting your gaze rest on infinite horizons, sipping a glass of excellent wine, watching your children having fun at the play ground … Mount San Salvatore offers you a moment to relax and rest, at just stone’s throw from the frenetic pace of the city.

Dining with a View

Ristorante Vetta offers a beautiful panoramic terrace, the ideal place to sit down and dine surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere and its cuisine, mostly Mediterranean, is perfect for warm summer days: Vetta truly is an oasis of peace only a stone throw away from downtown Lugano.

Excursions

From the summit you can descend on foot, along a path leading to Ciona (Carona). Moreover, taking the excursionist paths of the area, you can enjoy all the peculiarities of mountain slopes walking through uncontaminated and regenerating areas.

Paradiso Funicolare Monte San Salvatore
Casella postale 442
6900 Paradiso

Tel. +41 (0)91 985 28 28
Fax +41(0)91 985 28 29
info@montesansalvatore.ch
www.montesansalvatore.ch

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Directions are approximate and may not be correct

Altitude: 912 m

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