Lake Lugano


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a lake in the Lombardy Alps, in Switzerland and Italy. Area, 49 sq km; maximum depth, 288 m. The lake surface is 274 m above sea level. The shores are steep, twisting, and picturesque. Lake Lugano drains into Lake Maggiore via the Tresa River. During the spring and summer the water level rises by 1.5 m as a result of the melting of snow in the Lugano basin. The lake is navigated. The middle section of the lake is spanned by a multiarch bridge, over which the railroad and highway linking the cities of Bellinzona (Switzerland) and Como (Italy) pass. The city of Lugano (Switzerland) is on the north shore. There are numerous resorts on the shores, and the lake attracts tourists.

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Where to stay: The four-star Hotel De la Paix is a short walk from Lake Lugano and the main sights of Ticino.
Next we strolled along the Grandia trail, which winds by the shore of Lake Lugano to the ancient village of Grandia, a lovingly preserved area of classic Italian architecture a stone's throw from the border.
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Casino Campione, on the shores of Lake Lugano, became Italy's first casino when it opened in 1917.
30am - midnight Optional sightseeing to Lake Maggiore, Milan, Como, Lake Lugano and St.
Price includes Return Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Paris and TGV to Zurich Three nights' hotel stay in Bellinzona One night hotel accommodation in Bern Half board throughout Visit to Locarno, Lake Maggiore & Lake Lugano Journey on the funicular railway to the top of Monte San Salvatore Journey on the William Tell Express Visit to Lucerne and Bern
Moving over to the continent her Lake Lugano (acrylic) is sensitively worked.
You can also discover more with a wonderful range of optional excursions visiting Lake Maggiore, Milan, Como, Lake Lugano and St Moritz.
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You'll also visit Lake Como and Lake Lugano, which, like lake Maggiore, are much more scenic than, for example, the much larger Lake Garda, over to the east.
We also visit Lake Como and Lake Lugano, which, like LakeMaggiore, are in our view much more scenic than, for example, the much larger Lake Garda, over to the East.