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Lugano, a city of the southeast Switzerland, is an Italian based region of Ticino canton. Lugano neighbors the other European country of Italy. Characterized with the Mediterranean climatic conditions, summers in Lugano are warm and winters are cool.
The city earns its income from the large number of annual visitors comprising celebrities, entertainers and successful sports people. Therefore, the city is nicknamed as "Monte Carlo of Switzerland".

Located at the edge of Lake Lugano, the city is nestled between Bré and the San Salvatore mountains and their meeting point with River Cassarate. Other surrounding lakes include Lago Maggiore and Lago di Como. Extending a total surface area of 26.2 square km, Lugano is located at 46°00'N 8°57'ECoordinates: 46°00'N 8°57'E.

Lugano, Switzerland is the largest town in Ticino district, with a maximum population size of 52,000. Primarily a tourism-based economy, Lugano provides an estimate of 38,000 jobs to its inhabitants in different spheres it is also the fourth major banking center of the country after Zurich, Basel, and Geneva, that concentrates on handling Italian-speaking clients. The population is a mixed class of Italian-speaking and Roman Catholics. The neighboring localities include Bré-Aldesago, Breganzona, Castagnola, Cureggia, Davesco-Soragno, Gandria, Pambio-Noranco, Pazzallo, Pregassona, and Viganello.




Some of the attractive destination spots of Lugano, Switzerland are:
  • 9 th and 15 th century St. Lawrence Cathedral
  • Parco civico - Villa Ciani
  • Monte Bre - easy to reach and worthwhile for a breath-taking view of the city
  • Monte Generoso
  • The small Freccia Rossa train
  • Close by international cities of Bellinzona, Locarno, and even Milan
  • Piazza Riforma, the Town Hall, and outdoor chess on giant boards
  • Monte San Salvatore
  • Via Nassa and other beautiful central city streets
  • Villa Favorita
  • St. Mary of the Angels Church with the famous fresco of the Christ's Passion
  • Numeours pictoresque villages on the lake or the hills around Lugano
  • The chocolate factory
  • Pedal boats

Some of the Museums of the Lugano, Switzerland include Modern Art Museum, Museum of Extraeuropean Cultures, Cantonal Art Museum, Wilhelm Schmid Museum, Museo storico, Hermann Hesse Museum, Gottardo Gallery, Swiss Custom Museum and Cantonal Museum on Natural History to name a few.

The nearest airport of the city is Lugano Airport. Therefore, traveling to this southeastern city is not difficult. It is 220 km from Zurich that only takes 3 hours by car or train to reach. The beautiful resort of Lugano is also close to Geneva, a city of international prominence, that 445 km away and can be easily reached through international train connections.

Lugano, Switzerland is one the most sought after tourist destinations of the world.

Flight Schedule from Lugano to other cities
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