Outdoor Activities in Lugano

Outdoor activities in Lugano are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Lugano comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Lugano and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Lugano has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Lugano.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Lugano:

  1. #1 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 1754 itineraries
    Lake Lugano

    Tags: Mountain, View Point, Lake

    Address: Lugano, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Switzerland is known for its picturesque lakes with mountains in their backdrop. Lake Lugano is just another lake justifying the mesmerizing beauty of Switzerland, especially the city of Lugano. Howev...Read more

  2. #2 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 1118 itineraries
    Monte Bre

    Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Cable Car

    Address: Via Ceresio di Suvigliana 36, CH-6977 Ruvigliana

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:30 pm Details

    For the best view of Lugano, hop on to the funicular which will take you to the top of Mount Bre and provide you with some picture-perfect sights of the city, Lake Lugano and beyond. Once you get to t...Read more

  3. #3 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 236 itineraries
    Monte Tamaro

    Tags: Mountain, Food And Drinks, Adventure

    Address: 6806 Gambarogno, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located in the Lugano-Bellinzona-Locarno, Monte Tamaro is a lovely mountain with mesmerizing views used as a starting point for panoramic views in Switzerland. The mountain is replete with adventures ...Read more

  4. #4 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 782 itineraries
    Chiesa Di Santa Maria Degli Angeli

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Cathedral

    Address: Piazza Luini, Old Town, Lugano, Ticino, 6900

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Don’t be fooled by the façade of the Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli; the interiors of the church will invoke emotions you didn’t know you were capable of feeling. Frequented by ...Read more

  5. #5 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 761 itineraries
    Piazza Della Riforma

    Tags: Walking Area, Leisure, Square, Architecture

    Address: North of the Imbarcadero Centrale, Old Town, Lugano, Ticino, 6900

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    It’s hard to miss the magnificent square that is the Piazza della Riforma. It’s said that several buildings around the original square were torn down to expand the square. This space today...Read more

  6. #6 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 464 itineraries
    Casino Lugano

    Tags: Casino, Adults

    Address: Via Stauffacher 1 | Casella postale 6482,Lugano 6901, Switzerland

    Casino Lugano is a well organized casino with an elegant ambiance where you can gamble and get lucky. The casino is beautifully designed with a lavish white facade and futurist inside. If you want a t...Read more

  7. #7 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 564 itineraries
    Museo Del Cioccolato Alprose

    Tags: Specialty Museum

    Address: Via Rompada 36, 6987 Caslano, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details

    What’s Switzerland without some chocolate? Your trip is not complete with a visit to the Museo del Cioccolato Alprose! Everything you need to know about chocolate can be found within these walls...Read more

  8. #8 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 270 itineraries
    Lido Comunale Di Lugano

    Tags: Entertainment, Picnic Spot, Games

    Address: Viale Castagnola 1, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    If you’re looking for some fun outdoor activities in Lugano, you are sure to love the Lido comunale di Lugano. This entertaining spot is replete with activities that include four pools, Beach, p...Read more

  9. #9 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 213 itineraries
    Olive Trail

    Tags: Trail

    Address: Via Cortivo, Lugano, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Olive tail is a narrow hiking trail that exhibits picturesque views of Lake Lugano and its surroundings. The trail can easily be accessed from the small village of Castagnola. The trail was once c...Read more

  10. #10 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 142 itineraries
    San Grato Botanical Park

    Tags: Botanical Garden

    Address: Parco San Grato, Carona, 6914 Lugano, Switzerland

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Stretched between Monte San Salvatore and Monte Arbostora, the outrageous Parco San Grato (San Grato Botanical Park) lies at a distance of 10 kilometers from Lugano. The garden has a wide collection o...Read more

  11. #11 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 36 itineraries
    Herman Hesse Museum

    Tags: Museum, Architecture

    Address: Torre Camuzzi, Ra Curta, Montagnola, Ticino, 6926

    Timings: 10:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

    Home of the Nobel Prize winning author, Herman Hesse is said to have spent the last 4 decades of his life here. The house was been well preserved and the approach to the museum involves crossing a ser...Read more

  12. #12 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 459 itineraries
    Museum Of Cultures

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Museum, Art Gallery, Sculpture

    Address: 6976 Castagnola, Switzerland

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    A museum you do not want to miss out on, the Museum of Cultures’ prime exhibits are from the collection of a Swiss Italian artist, Serge Brignoni. The ethnic artworks contains some stunning mask...Read more

  13. #13 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 176 itineraries
    Pista La Resega

    Tags: Sport, Arena

    Address: Via Chiosso, 6948 Porza, Switzerland

    Pista La Resega is an ice stadium in Lugano where ice hockey is played. The stadium has the capacity to accommodate an audience of 8,000 at a time. The arena is home to a restaurant, conference room a...Read more

  14. #14 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 55 itineraries
    Swiss Customs Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Cantine di Gandria, 6978 Paradiso, Switzerland

    Timings: 01:30 pm - 05:30 pm Details

    Take a peek into the routine work of Switzerland’s customs officers and border control guards on a visit to the Swiss Customs Museum and learn how they've gently progressed over the years. The m...Read more

  15. #15 of 28 Outdoors Activities in Lugano
    - Used in 194 itineraries
    Cornaredo Stadium

    Tags: Sport, Stadium

    Address: Via Trevano 100, 6900 Lugano, Switzerland

    Used mostly for football matches, the Cornaredo Stadium in Switzerland is the home ground of FC Lugano. The stadium has 5000 seats and 10,000 standing places with a total capacity to hold 15000 in its...Read more