Lake Lugano is at the southernmost tip of the Tessin, the holiday region south of the ridge of the Alps, and it reaches its arms out into Italy. Thanks to the mild Mediterranean climate, there are even citrus fruit trees growing here, and visitors can sunbathe under palm trees.
We board the "Siesta", a semi-catamaran in Solothurn, Switzerland's most beautiful Baroque-style city. On the picturesque cruise to Biel one passes the unique Stork Colony at Altreu, the charming country town of Büren and the Jura mountains. (Cruises mid-May to mi-October).
Enjoy vegetarian food, in a great atmosphere, with a large selection of fresh daily and seasonal delicacies – only possible at the tibits restaurant.
Zürich is celebrated for its shopping – from the luxurious Bahnhofstrasse to the charming Niederdorf.