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Lugano city walk

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Lugano and Monte Brè

View of Lugano and Monte Brè from the Parco del Tassino in Lugano.

A walk in Lugano and along the lake

This city walk is a very nice way to get to know beautiful Lugano. Easy to combine with a boat trip or funicular ride.


How to reach Lugano, and detailed route instructions.


Facts City walk Lugano

  • Hiking time: 1h20
  • Difficulty: easy
  • Elevation: 271 - 356 m
  • Distance: 5.1 km
  • Terrain: town, along lake
  • Region: Lake Lugano (Ticino)

About this city walk

This is a self-guided city walk along the parks of Lugano, the city center, the lake, two churches and the luxurious shopping street Via Nassa.

We recommend to allocate a minimum of 2.5 hours to allow a leisurely pace and some photography along the way. You can spend a full day if you also do a boat trip or visit a viewing point like Monte San Salvatore or Monte Brè.

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