The most famous pearl of the lake of Lugano: unlike Ponte Tresa and Bissone, Morcote was not affected by traffic infrastructure and building expansion has not destroyed ancient monuments like the church and the monumental cemetery.
The village of Morcote has 726 inhabitants and is a popular destination for tourists. It is not only well-known for its architectural beauty of village but also for the beauty of the place itself. It is called the “pearl of the lake” because of the wonderful landscape. The mountain above the village has a lot of hiking trails to offer and is easily accessible by car.
At the end of the village you will find Parco Scherrer, full of subtropical vegetation, buildings and different art works from all over the world.
Morcote has a little private port and can be reached by boat from the village of Brusino Arsizio.