Lugano
in Lugano District of Canton Ticino, Switzerland

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
46.010 and 8.960 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 46° 0' 36" and E 8° 57' 36"
Currency and Currency Code:
Franc - CHF
Spoken languages:
German, French, Italian, Romansh
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:07 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/Zurich
UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:04 am and 7:52 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Ouwenga
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Switzerland in Western Europe

Safety Score: 4,0 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Switzerland.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Switzerland. Last Update: 2020-03-30 07:21:22

Delve into Lugano

Lugano in Lugano District (Canton Ticino) with it's 26,365 habitants is located in Switzerland about 97 mi (or 156 km) south-east of Bern, the country's capital town.

Current time in Lugano is now 01:07 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / Zurich with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Lugano, of which 3 are larger airports. The closest airport in Switzerland is Lugano Airport in a distance of 2 mi (or 4 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site is Monte San Giorgio in Italy at a distance of 9 mi (or 14 km). The closest in Switzerland is Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona in a distance of 13 mi (or 14 km), South. We encountered 6 points of interest near this location. If you need a hotel, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Campione, Lanzo d'Intelvi, Pura, San Mamete and Brusimpiano. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 9°C / 48 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 9°C / 47 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Chance of rainfall 8%
Air Humidity 73%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 3 km/h (2 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Light snow

Tuesday, 31st of March 2020

5°C (41 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Snow, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 1st of April 2020

9°C (47 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Overcast clouds, calm.

Thursday, 2nd of April 2020

12°C (53 °F)
6°C (43 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Splendide Royal

Address
1,1 mi
Riva A. Caccia 7
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola

Address
0,5 mi
Viale Castagnola 31
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


City Lugano Design & Hospitality

Address
0,2 mi
Via Giuseppe Bagutti 4
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Villa Sassa Hotel & Residence

Address
0,5 mi
Via Tesserete 10
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Lugano Dante Swiss Quality Hotel

Address
0,6 mi
Piazza Cioccaro 5
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Admiral Lugano

Address
1,5 mi
Via Geretta, 15
6902 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Best Western Bellevue au Lac

Address
1,3 mi
Riva Antonio Caccia 10
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Novotel Lugano Paradiso

Address
1,5 mi
Viale San Salvatore 11
6900 LUGANO - PARADISO
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


De La Paix

Address
1,5 mi
Via Cattori 18
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Dischma Paradiso

Address
1,5 mi
Vicolo Geretta 6
6900 Lugano
Switzerland

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 12:00
Reception
Weekday: 5:30 - 23:00
Weekend: 5:30 - 23:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Cidade de Lugano na Suíça - Programa Transformação 152

Published: August 31, 2013
Length: 37:32 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: tvtransformacao

Uma cidade linda, com um lago lindo, muitas flores e uma forte influência italiana na culinária, na língua e no jeito das pessoas. Esta é Lugano, uma encantadora cidade no sul da Suíça.


Lugano city in winter (Lugano in inverno)

Published: February 03, 2009
Length: 46:05 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Pearl Helvezia

Lugano city in winter. Thanks for watching.


Multicultural USI - Lugano`s students

Published: November 23, 2012
Length: 09:56 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: USILuganoProject

Did you know that Università della Svizzera Italiana is the most multicultural university of Switzerland? Check out the languages spoken at USI and play the guess where I`m from game..!


Skatepark Lugano - Halloween Contest Finals

Published: October 27, 2013
Length: 58:07 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: fernask8


Swiss Trains: Gotthard route, Lugano, Wed 01Jan14

Published: July 27, 2014
Length: 14:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Video Mitch

SBB & TILO passsenger rail service at Lugano, Switzerland 20 minutes at the SBB Lugano railway station in Switzerland. A variety of International, Intercity & local services were seen. 1158...


Vidéo Suisse paysages du lac et ville de Lugano en bateau

Published: October 27, 2012
Length: 14:21 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Claude Aven

( merci de noter cette vidéo ) ABONNEZ-VOUS pour suivre l'évolution de mes vidéos sur YouTube,cord...


Zwitserland Lago di Lugano 2005

Published: December 04, 2010
Length: 15:19 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: madeleinepa3cuz

Lugano met uitstapjes rond het meer van Lugano. Boottocht naar Morcote, Caslano met Schokoland, Met de tandradbaan naar Monte Generose (1704m) en Monte Salvatore (912m). Beide met een prachtig...


Lugano in blog - Etnic

Published: April 04, 2014
Length: 51:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: LuganoinBlog

Ricetta: GUACAMOLE: Ingredienti 2 avocados mezza cipolla media 1 pomodoro medio ciuffo di cilantro pizzico di sale pochissima salsa di jalapenos piccanti Pulire gli avocados e metterli...


Trolleybuses (Filobus) in Lugano

Published: July 27, 2010
Length: 40:45 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: citytransportinfo

Trolleybuses in the Swiss city of Lugano. Mostly filmed in summer 1991, although a few scenes date from 1994. The trolleybus system opened in April 1954, as a tramway replacement, inheriting...


Funicolare Lugano Città - Stazione

Published: July 26, 2010
Length: 58:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: citytransportinfo

The Funicular railway which links the main railway station of the Swiss City of Lugano with the city centre.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

University of Lugano

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI, literally University of Italian Switzerland) is a public university located in Lugano, Switzerland, founded in 1996. USI has four faculties (schools), and follows the European standard of three-year undergraduate studies and two-year master's (in Italian or English).

Located at 46.011, 8.958 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Switzerland, Education in Ticino, Educational institutions established in 1996, Buildings and structures in Ticino, Lugano

Canton of Lugano

Lugano was the name of a canton of the Helvetic Republic from 1798 to 1803, with its capital at Lugano. The canton unified the former Landvogteien of Lugano, Mendrisio, Locarno and Valmaggia. As with the other cantons of the Helvetic Republic, the autonomy of Lugano was very limited, the republic having been founded by Napoleon in order further to centralise power in Switzerland.

Located at 45.9999, 8.95008 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of the Helvetic Republic, Former cantons of Switzerland

Cornaredo Stadium

Cornaredo Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Lugano, Switzerland. It is used mostly for football matches. It is a home ground of AC Lugano. The stadium is able to hold 15,000 people and was built in 1951. The stadium has 5,000 seats and 10,000 standing places. During the 1954 FIFA World Cup, it hosted one game. During the spring 2008, the political authorities of Lugano announced a plan to renew the stadium to fulfil the Swiss Football League requirements for Super League stadiums.

Located at 46.0236, 8.96167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Switzerland, Buildings and structures in Ticino, 1954 FIFA World Cup stadiums, Multi-purpose stadiums in Switzerland

Advanced Learning and Research Institute

Advanced Learning and Research Institute (ALaRI) is a privately sponsored graduate school on the 4th floor of the main building of the University of Lugano, in Switzerland. The single program course available is Embedded System Design, diverging into the R&D or Business branch. Two years are required for a Master's degree, one year for a Master's of Advanced Studies (MAS). The primary language of instruction is English.

Located at 46.0107, 8.9585 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Universities in Switzerland, Education in Ticino, Educational institutions established in 1999, 1999 establishments in Switzerland

Pregassona

Pregassona is a quarter of the city of Lugano, Switzerland. Pregassona was formerly a municipality of its own, having been incorporated into Lugano in 2004. The name Pregassona comes from a contraction of the local dialect for "near the Cassone"; the Cassone is a small river that flows through the village.

Located at 46.0167, 8.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Former municipalities of Ticino, Districts of Lugano

Cassarate

Cassarate is a village on the northern shore of Lake Lugano, to the east of the outfall of the Cassarate River, in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Politically the village forms part of the Castagnola-Cassarate quarter of the city of Lugano, although until 1972 Castagnola-Cassarate was an independent municipality under the name Castagnola.

Located at 46.0063, 8.96643 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Ticino, Lugano, Populated places on Lake Lugano

Cathedral of Saint Lawrence (Lugano)

The Cathedral of Saint Lawrence (Italian: Cattedrale di San Lorenzo) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland. It was founded in the High Middle Ages but rebuilt in the late 15th century, with the facade completed in 1517. It is dedicated to Saint Lawrence of Rome.

Located at 46.0046, 8.9486 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cathedrals in Switzerland, Lugano, Buildings and structures in Ticino, 14th-century architecture, 1510s architecture, Visitor attractions in Ticino

Lugano railway station

Lugano railway station (Italian: Stazione di Lugano) is the main railway station of the city of Lugano, in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The station is on the Gotthard railway, and is also the terminus of the metre gauge Lugano–Ponte Tresa Railway (FLP) and the Lugano Città–Stazione funicular. The FLP terminus is across the station forecourt from the main line station, and is often regarded as a separate station, by the name of Lugano FLP.

Located at 46.0053, 8.94667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Railway stations in Ticino, Railway stations opened in 1874, Swiss Federal Railways stations, Transport in Lugano, Ticino rapid transit railway stations

Lugano Città–Stazione funicular

The Lugano Città–Stazione funicular, or Funicolare Lugano Città–Stazione, is a funicular railway in the city of Lugano in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The line's upper station is located within the main railway station of Lugano, and the lower station is on Piazza Cioccaro in the historic city centre below. It is one of the busiest funicular lines in Switzerland, carrying 2.4 million passengers in 2007.

Located at 46.0049, 8.94826 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Funicular railways in Switzerland, Transport in Lugano, Railway lines opened in 1886, Former water-powered funicular railways converted to electricity

Monte Brè funicular

The Monte Brè funicular, or Funicolare Cassarate - Monte Brè, is a funicular railway in the city of Lugano in the Swiss canton of Ticino. The line links a lower station in the Lugano suburb of Cassarate with an upper station at the summit of the Monte Brè. The top yields views of the city and Lake Lugano. The funicular is composed of two separate and independent sections. The first section links the stops of Cassarate and Suvigliana and is only 196 metres long.

Located at 46.0062, 8.97036 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Funicular railways in Switzerland, Transport in Lugano, Railway lines opened in 1908

Molino Nuovo

Molino Nuovo is a quarter of the city of Lugano, in the Swiss canton of Ticino. It lies to the north of the city center, and is the most populous quarter of the city. In 2011, it had a population of 9,267.

Located at 46.0178, 8.95712 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Ticino, Lugano

Cassarate (river)

The Cassarate is a river of the Swiss canton of Ticino. It rises in the upper part of the Val Colla, on the slopes of Monte Gazzirola and the San Lucio Pass. It flows into Lake Lugano at Lugano. On its way downstream, the river flows through, or forms the boundary of, the municipalities of Bogno, Valcolla, Certara, Cimadera, Sonvico, Capriasca, Canobbio and Cadro, before reaching the city of Lugano.

Located at 46, 8.96667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Ticino, Tributaries of Lake Lugano

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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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