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Monte San Salvatore

Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 985 28 28
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“san salvatore” (49 reviews)
“cable car” (34 reviews)
“degree view” (14 reviews)
Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 985 28 28
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great mount to view Italy, Italian & French parts of Switzerland. There is a small chapel at the top. It’s possible to reach the top with the funicular.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take the modern cable car up to Monte San Salvatore. You won't be disappointed. And unlike traveling up to Monte Bré, you will enjoy it much more here. Up on top you need to visit the viewing point. Go up the stairs of the building,...More

Thank mortimer1995
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Most of us will say that the price is pretty damn high, but overall Switzerland is expensive. The trip and the view from the top is a unique experience. The view is breathtaking and the nature of the hill is beautiful. I visited it during...More

1  Thank vaso21
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Initially wondered if the return price of 26 euros pp was going to be worth it, but felt it was money well spent in the light of the stunning views at the summit. Our little group of 4 started with a coffee in the sun...More

Thank manxseasider
Reviewed 26 October 2017

we took the tram up the monte and appreciated the amazing views from the top! it was easy to walk up and relaxing to just spend time to enjoy the beautiful scenery. highly recommend.

Thank vdsl90
Reviewed 18 October 2017

One of the best views on the city and the lake of Lugano. Also a great place to chill out and eat lunch or drink coffee in rather good and fairly priced restaurant. There is also a small museum that is worth the take a...More

Thank mikocot
Reviewed 15 October 2017 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 11 October 2017 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 11 October 2017

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

Thank MarcelGr67
Reviewed 8 October 2017

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
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Jules P
16 June 2017|
Response from rrobyn |
I paid with a credit card (USA)
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
5 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