Lugano Day Trip

10 Best Day Trips from Lugano, Switzerland

Julie Switzerland 3 Comments

Lugano is a beautiful city that is located in southern Switzerland. One day is all you need to visit the highlights of Lugano, but with more time, it makes a great home base to explore southern Switzerland and northern Italy. Here are 10 great day trips from Lugano.   1. Cruise Lake Lugano One of the best things to do …

Things to do in Lugano

Lugano, Switzerland: What to Do, Where to Eat & Where to Stay

Julie Switzerland 8 Comments

Surrounded by mountains and lining the shore of an enormous lake, Lugano is a city with a beautiful setting. Located in the Italian-speaking Ticino canton of Switzerland, this city is a wonderful blend of Italian, Swiss, and Mediterranean influences. Yes, you may be in Switzerland, but it looks and tastes a lot more like Italy. With one day, you have …

Lake Como Day Trip

How to Plan the Perfect Day Trip to Lake Como

Julie Italy 28 Comments

Lake Como is a wishbone-shaped lake nestled in the foothills of the Alps. This is where the rich and famous vacation in luxurious villas and visitors flock to the colorful lakeside towns. It is one of Italy’s most scenic destinations and easily visited from Milan and Lugano, Switzerland. If you are planning a day trip to Lake Como, we have …

Ponte dei Salti

How to Visit Ponte dei Salti, Verzasca Valley, Switzerland

Julie Switzerland 4 Comments

Ponte dei Salti is a medieval-style bridge that is located in the Verzasca Valley in southern Switzerland. It looks like something right out of a fairytale, this double-arched bridge that spans a crystal clear, aquamarine river. Right around the corner is the tiny town of Lavertezzo, and with its stone buildings and church, complements the bridge perfectly. On a hot, …