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City break in Lugano. Active leisure ideas for Lugano - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Lugano During the warm season the main entertainment for city visitors is beach recreation as the lake shore has several well equipped places. Tourists are provided with various water entertainments including water skiing, paragliding, windsurfing and boating. The outdoor recreation enthusiasts will love Lugano with its piedmont suburbs offering many walking routes. One can explore the scenic areas on foot or by bicycle and the fans of horse riding can make a horse tour.
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The popular beach Lido di Lugano is located in the center of the city with three swimming pools and several cozy cafés set nearby. There is also a boats and yachts’ renting center. The Mount Brè will be a perfect place for hiking tours as its hillside is rather smooth that is why the mountain climbing will not require any special skills. During climbing the tourists will get a perfect chance to explore the unique natural landmarks and visit some scenic villages.
Shopping addicts will also love Lugano for its local boutiques offering the clothing of leading global brands. It should be noted that the local shops offer tempting pricing. One can buy a stylish brand outfit for a lower price than metropolis boutiques offer. To hunt stylish accessories and brand clothing one should set off to the Via Nass street as this is exactly the place of concentration of the most popular boutiques. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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The upscale shopping mall Foxtown is located in the nearest neighborhood of the city. Its territory hosts hundreds of shops and boutiques of different trends and profiles. The department store Manor Lugano offers exciting choice of goods at the most attractive pricing. The nightspots, popular among tourists, are located along the embankment. Many bars and night clubs are seasonal.
Lugano The popular leisure center Carousel offers a great variety of entertainments as for adults so for kids all the year round. The Nyx nightclub offers to its visitors an exciting entertaining performance. The admirers of contemporary music and eager dancers will certainly love this place. The heart of Lugano hosts the Cube and Club One nightspots. Not far from the department store Manor Lugano one will find a charming nightclub named Privilege. Among other popular nightspots Oops and Tito's Place clubs are most worth attention.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Lugano
♥   World Heritage Site 'Monte San Giorgio' , 9.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Parco nazionale della Val Grande' , 40.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch' , 87.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Lugano
♥   Amusement park 'Volandia' Somma Lombardo, 45.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Greenland' Limbiate, 46.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Safari Park' Pombia, 48.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minitalia' Capriate San Gervasio, 62.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Minigolf Adventure' Milano, 63.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Lugano
♥   Water park 'Gardaland waterpark' Milano, 59.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Ondaland' Vicolungo, Novara, 71.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Le Vele Acquapark' San Gervasio Bresciano, Brescia, 122.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'River Park' Rivergaro, 129.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Alpamare' Freienbach, 134 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Lugano
♥   Restaurant 'Bottegone del vino' Lugano. Type - Regional cuisine. 1.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Veranda' Lugano-Paradiso. Type - Classic French. 1.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Oasis' Lugano-Paradiso. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Innocenti Evasioni' Lugano-Paradiso. Type - Creative|Italian. 1.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Grotto della Salute' Massagno . Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Lugano and surroundings

Sites around Lugano from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Duomo di Milano

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
The main building material is white marble. The Italian Simone de Orsenigo is considered to be the original author of the project. Later, best experts from Germany and France were attracted to participate in construction. For hundreds of years, the best masters of Europe were working to create the unique facade and interior design. Their work resulted in the fabulously beautiful cathedral with the spire of 106.5 meters high. … Read further

Sauna-Tram

From the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
It has been invented by local designers and has a deep psychological meaning. For many townspeople, public transport rides during peak hours is a great stress. So by opening a comfortable modern sauna in a tramcar, designers decided to help to get rid of such negative emotions of citizens. A tram is one of the main symbols for Milan. In the city there is one of the most ramified networks of tram tracks in Europe with a length of more than 160 km. Not surprisingly, the most original sauna in Milan has been opened in a vintage tram car. … Read further

Church of Santa Maria delle Grazie

From the series “Top 15 UNESCO sites In Europe”
The Church was called a World Heritage Site in 1980. Today, it is of great interest for all those fond of the ancient architecture and paintings. The church features the luxurious interior. It is decorated with priceless frescoes by Serrano and Ferrari dating back to the 17th century. They were created during the regular large-scale reconstruction. One of the most beautiful design elements in Santa Maria delle Grazie is its dome. It impresses with its exquisite fine painting. … Read further
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Guide to your best city break in Lugano - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Lugano - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Lugano?' disappears immediately.
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