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Monte San Salvatore

Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 985 28 28
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“san salvatore” (49 reviews)
“cable car” (33 reviews)
“degree view” (14 reviews)
Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 985 28 28
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is very close to the city of Lugano, and it is in Paradiso neighborhood. Take the cable car to the top and climbe to the roof of the small church. The view is a bit different and worth the climbing, breath taking. In the...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The top of Monte San Salvatore can easily be reached by taking the Funicolare from Paradiso. There is a stunning view from the top, with a 360 degree panorama of the lake and the surrounding towns. We had a good but a bit pricey lunch...More

Thank Federica L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is breath taking. Plan enough time (1-2 hrs) to walk to the near viewpoints on nice trails.

Thank MarcelGr67
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went up the Funicular to the top then walked up the hill to the Chapel to see amazing views of the lake below. We also saw goats on the hillside. Had a meal at the Restaurant in the Lodge. Went toboganning on the monorail...More

Thank Glenys G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ll cut it short. The view from top of the Monte San Salvatore is magnificent . I’ve seen quite a few places but this is really special. on one side there’s the view on Lugano, the beautiful colored lake Lugano, the Lombardy plains and the...More

Thank Tom_Taper
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Simply magical. If you are visiting Lugano, Monte San Salvatore is a must. The ride with the funiculars is a not to be missed. The place is so clean and the walk is so organized. The scenery is breathtaking. You can visit the museum and...More

Thank nabil m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't hesitate to spend time and money - use rope-cabin and get there. Excellent view to Lake of Lugano and mountains around will give you unforgettable impression despite of your age, mood, self-feeling, etc.

Thank ralex65
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a hard time deciding to go on the funiculaire, just because of the price! The machine to pay by card was broken and we only had euros left, so we paid even more! But ok, everything in Lugano is expensive and this ride...More

Thank Chotee83
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great views from Monte San Salvatore over lake Lugano. Do go up on the terrace of the small church on the top. We did take a small train to go up (10mins) and walked down in 1,5 hours towards Paradiso. Also underway some very nice...More

Thank ks2402
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

A great trip which is easy to do and very worth your time. We had the good fortune to travel up when it was cloudy and experience a miraculous clearing while eating lunch. The hike to the mountain top view point from the top of...More

Thank Frank C
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Katie H
17 April 2017|
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Response from Courtney F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking at the bottom of the cable car.
Savda S
6 April 2017|
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Response from AlicetheBAD | Reviewed this property |
road is narrow and lots of coaches make the trip but we were told it is very popular for cyclists