Category: 04 Hiking Trail from Brusino Arsizio to Meride

Hiking Trail #4

1 Paradiso, 2 Pazzallo, 3 Vetta San Salvatore, 4 Carona, 5 Morcote, 6 Cureggia, 7 Astano – 5 h 30 min The hiking trail starts in Paradiso and leads to the top of Monte San Salvatore (also accessible by the

Astano – Attractions

Astano – Attractions A beautiful sight that Astano offers is the small natural lake that invites visitors to swim and do other sports activities. Furthermore, you can visit the beautiful parish church of S. Pietro that was built in 1654

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Carona – How to get there

By public means of transport: Carona can be reached in less than 30 minutes with the post bus number 434 from the bus stop in Piazza Rezzonico located in the center of Lugano or you take the train to Paradiso.

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Carona – Attractions

Parco San Grato: The park of San Grato is a botanical garden of six hectares, located above the village of Carona. From the village you can enjoy the stunning view of the lake of Lugano and the peaks of the

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Carona – Lodging

Albergo Villa Carona Albergo Villa Carona is a historic hotel with an availability of 40 beds located in the center of the village of Carona. The building is about 200 years old and belongs to an old Patrician mansion and

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Morcote – How to get there

By public means of transport: Morcote is easily accessible by bus during the day. In fact, the service is organized efficiently by choosing the route from Melide or Grancia. Phone: 0840-852-852 Email: ticino@autopostale.ch By boat: you can take the boat

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San Salvatore – Lodging

Ristorante Vetta self-service: The restaurant on top of the mountain has a self-service with its own outdoor terrace and a panoramic veranda which offers over 200 seats.

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San Salvatore – Attractions

Museo di Speleologia del San Salvatore:the museum of San Salvatore is located on top of the mountain and opened in 1999. The museum used to be a hospice for pilgrims and the poor. Now it reveals the religious story of

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San Salvatore – How to get there

By public means of transport: a  funicular takes you to the summit of Monte San Salvatore. The funicular station is only 500 meters from the motorway exit Lugano Sud and 5 minutes away from the train station Lugano-Paradiso. There are

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Pazzallo – Lodging

Grotto Morchino: typical Ticino grotto in Pazzallo surrounded by beautiful nature. It is only a short walk from Lugano. Very good homemade meals. Opening hours: 10.00/14.00 – 18.00/24.00 Open from Tuesday to Sunday. On Saturdays only open in the evening.

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