in Lugano District of Canton Ticino, Switzerland
- Monte San Giorgio (Unesco heritage, 9 mi)
- Sacri Monti of Piedmont and Lombardy (Unesco heritage, 10 mi)
- Three Castles, Defensive Wall and Ramparts of the Market-Town of Bellinzona (Unesco heritage, 13 mi)
- Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci (Unesco heritage, 39 mi)
- Crespi d'Adda (Unesco heritage, 40 mi)
- Rhaetian Railway in the Albula / Bernina Landscapes (Unesco heritage, 54 mi)
- Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch (Unesco heritage, 56 mi)
- Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (Unesco heritage, 64 mi)
- Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (Unesco heritage, 64 mi)
- Abbey of St Gall (Unesco heritage, 100 mi)
- Wet Life (amusement park, (23 mi)
- Aqvasport Giussano (amusement park, (25 mi)
- Falconeria Locarno (zoo, (13 mi)
- Zoo Al Maglio (zoo, (4 mi)
- Faro Voltiano (observation point, (14 mi)
- Funivia del Sasso del Ferro (observation point, (18 mi)
- 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: 01:43 PM (Saturday)
- Timezone: Europe/Zurich
- UTC/GMT offset: 1 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:45 am and 9:14 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -44.033 and -176.367 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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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: 2020-07-11 07:20:57
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 01:43 PM (Saturday). 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: 26°C / 79 °F
|Morning Temperature||20°C / 69 °F|
|Evening Temperature||22°C / 71 °F|
|Night Temperature||15°C / 59 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||12%|
|Air Pressure||1016 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 1 km/h (1 mph) from South|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 6% of sky|
|General Conditions||Heavy intensity rain|
Sunday, 12th of July 2020
26°C (79 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.
Monday, 13th of July 2020
26°C (79 °F)
16°C (62 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Tuesday, 14th of July 2020
25°C (77 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola
City Lugano Design & Hospitality
Villa Sassa Hotel & Residence
Lugano Dante Swiss Quality Hotel
Best Western Bellevue au Lac
Novotel Lugano Paradiso
De La Paix
Videos from this area
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Cidade de Lugano na Suíça - Programa Transformação 152
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.
Multicultural USI - Lugano`s students
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..!
Swiss Trains: Gotthard route, Lugano, Wed 01Jan14
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Vidéo Suisse paysages du lac et ville de Lugano en bateau
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Zwitserland Lago di Lugano 2005
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Lugano in blog - Etnic
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Trolleybuses (Filobus) in Lugano
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
These districts belong to Lugano.Other districts
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Lugano.
- Sciss di Fuori
- Sciss di Dentro
- Polairolo di Fuori
- Polairola di Dentro
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Lugano.
- Lanzo d'Intelvi
- San Mamete
- Pellio Intelvi
- Ramponio Verna
- Lavena Ponte Tresa
- Porto Ceresio
- Cuasso al Monte
- San Fedele Intelvi
- Casasco Intelvi
- Ponna Superiore
- Castiglione d'Intelvi
- Cerano d'Intelvi
Paradiso TI: Lugano, Paradiso TI (source)
Vezia: Alptransit − Ceneri Basistunnel, Vezia (source)
Paradiso TI: Lago di Lugano, Società Canottieri Audax di Paradiso, Paradiso TI (source)
Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola A › South: Lake Lugano − Monte San Salvatore, Grand Hotel Villa Castagnola A (source)
Lugano, Lugano (source)
Lugano: Monte San Salvatore, Lugano (source)
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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