In summer, the hostel is the starting point for Alpine walks. In winter, cross-country ski trails and winter hiking trails pass by the door; the ski slopes and toboggan runs are close at hand.
Along the Rhine, throug the loveliest Old Town in Switzerland, the lake promenade, the bathing resort on the river bank you reach the youth hostel with its lush gardens and play grounds.
Families, groups and backpackers - everyone feels at home. The Lugano Youth Hostel is situated at a perfect departure point for numerous cultural and scenic excursions.
The hostel is worth visiting just to look within the historic customs house. In the evening, the old town just round the corner draws you into cosy pubs.