Niederdorf

The celebrated Old Town district of the Niederdorf is affectionately known by locals as the Dörfli – the “little village”. more

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Drei Weieren

The Drei Weieren (three ponds) on the slopes of the Freudenberg form a suburban recreation area with a total of five man-made ponds. more

Drei Weieren
Monte Brè – Views over Lake Lugano

Monte Brè – Views over Lake Lugano

Monte Brè towers above the city of Lugano and is considered to be the sunniest mountain in Switzerland. This might be the reason why the rare... more

Niederdorf

The celebrated Old Town district of the Niederdorf is affectionately known by locals as the Dörfli – the “little village”.

The celebrated Old Town district of the Niederdorf is affectionately known by locals as the Dörfli – the “little village”.

Niederdorf
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Drei Weieren

The Drei Weieren (three ponds) on the slopes of the Freudenberg form a suburban recreation area with a total of five man-made ponds.

Drei Weieren (Three Ponds) are an oasis of peace in the middle of the city. The ponds, which were originally built by the monastery for their water needs with their art nouveau bath houses, are a popular destination for outings and as swimming spot.

Drei Weieren
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Monte Brè – Views over Lake Lugano

Monte Brè towers above the city of Lugano and is considered to be the sunniest mountain in Switzerland. This might be the reason why the rare Christmas Rose (an endangered species) grows here, which can otherwise only flourish in Southern Europe. The funicular takes visitors up the mountain from Cassarate.

Since1912 funicular rail has been making its way from Cassarate by Lugano to the scenic mountain above Lake Lugano.

Monte Brè – Views over Lake Lugano
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