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
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.