Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland's third most important financial centre and a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town.
The imposing masterpiece at the lake designed by star architect Jean Nouvel comprises a concert hall, congress center and art museum, all under one roof.
Lake Maggiore extends from the Italian-speaking part of Switzerland far into the Italian regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. Thanks to its mild climate, there is lush, Mediterranean vegetation along its shores. In the hinterland is a wild and romantic mountain landscape with breathtaking views.
Lake Zug is located right in the heart of Central Switzerland between the cantons of Zug, Schwyz and Lucerne. This scenic area nestled in the charming hill country offers a diverse range of walking, cycling and skating activities.