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156 Travelers rated Lugano highly for Romantic and Shopping

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Top Rated Hotels for your Lugano Vacation

Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
5.0 out of 5.0 Viale Castagnola 31, Lugano, TI
Free Cancellation
5.0/5 (2 reviews)

Fabulous view from the deck of our room, complete with a retractable awning. A very good restaurant on site, and several others within a short walk from the hotel. Quiet, as the building is nicely set back from the main street.

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2019
This family-friendly Lugano hotel is located near the airport, within a 5-minute walk of Funicolare Monte Brè - Cassarate Station and Lake Lugano. Parco Ciani ...
Hotel Federale Lugano
Hotel Federale Lugano
3.0 out of 5.0 Via Paolo Regazzoni 8, Lugano, TI
Free Cancellation
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Located in Lugano City-Centre, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of San Lorenzo Cathedral and Lake Lugano. Via Nassa and Piazza della Riforma are also within ...
Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
4.0 out of 5.0 Piazza Cioccaro 5, Lugano, TI
Free Cancellation
4.6/5 (5 reviews)

Staff was friendly and most helpful. Central location. Fabulous breakfast Buffet. Large well-appointed room. Giant towels.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2019
This family-friendly Lugano hotel is located near the airport, just steps from San Lorenzo Cathedral and Piazza della Riforma. Parco Ciani and Palazzo dei Congressi ...
Hotel City Lugano, Design & Hospitality
Hotel City Lugano, Design & Hospitality
4.5 out of 5.0 Via G. Bagutti 4, Lugano, TI
Free Cancellation
4.3/5 (3 reviews)

Outstanding! Accommodations and everything in between! Fabulously helpful front desk.

Reviewed on May 10, 2018
Situated in Lugano, this luxury hotel is within a 15-minute walk of University of Lugano and Lake Lugano. Cantonal Art Museum and Palazzo dei Congressi are also ...
International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano
International au Lac Historic Lakeside Hotel - Lugano
3.5 out of 5.0 Via Nassa 68, Lugano, TI
Free Cancellation
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Ideal location for charming privacy. Refinements throughout, heated pool, staggering beauty in lake/mtn. views. A wonderful place to nestle. Immediate access to many tours on land and lake. Many chic shopping opportunities just around the corner.

Reviewed on May 25, 2014
Located in Lugano City-Centre, this historic hotel is steps from LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura and MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland. San Lorenzo Cathedral ...

Things To Do during your Lugano Vacation

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Tips for planning your Lugano vacation

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Lugano Travel Guide

Where is Lugano?

While you're organizing your jaunt, It's handy to keep in mind just where Lugano is.

It lies 95 miles southeast of the national capital, Bern, and 0.7 miles southeast of Massagno.

This part of Canton of Ticino boasts a population of around 26,000 people, some of whom will surely be happy to give you some travel tips.

Places to Visit in Lugano

If you love the arts, your trip will not be complete without a tour of Museum of Modern Art. Want some more options? A visit to Santa Maria degli Angeli is a fantastic way to get to know the local culture and religion. But that's not all! Man has always been captivated by the magnificence of mountains. If you find yourself drawn to high peaks and stunning scenery, a hike up Monte San Salvatore is an experience you will cherish.

Car Rentals in Lugano

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Go straight from the landing strip to the highway by collecting a vehicle at Malpensa International Airport. It's near impossible to pass by without seeing Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise. A few other options are Budget and Sixt.

In the center of the city, you'll find Hertz at Via San Gottardo 13. Its central location makes for a straightforward pick up. Another similar option is Budget at Via Clemente Maraini 14.

Where to stay in Lugano – Hotel Accommodation

With as many as 53 hotels in Lugano, it's unlikely that you'll have any dramas finding a place to lay your head. Secure a cozy room and then start planning the exciting stuff!

Recommended first-rate hotels in Lugano include the Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola and the Meliá Campione. Or, consider the Hotel Besso or the Hotel Pestalozzi Lugano if you're traveling on a budget.

Nearest Airports to Lugano

Sit back, pull out your travel pillow and flick through the inflight movies. You'll shortly be approaching the runway at Malpensa International Airport (MXP). Sitting 30 miles from the downtown area, this is Lugano's most convenient airport.

Popular Places to Visit Near Lugano

If you've seen the very best of Lugano already, don't panic. In fact, you've got renowned tourist attractions right under your nose! People from all corners of the globe head to the Sacred Mountain of the Rosary. It's easily accessible from Gavirate, which is 16 miles away.

No Cancellation Fees

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