Lugano is the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino which is located on the northern side of Lake Lugano. This traffic-free historic town is girdled by numerous mountains which presents mesmerizing natural landscape. The exclusive museums and the numerous Italianate Lombardy style buildings attract visitors to immerse themselves in the magical atmosphere.
Besides being the third most important banking, finance, and business center, Lugano is also a famous town for villas, flowers, parks, and sacred buildings. The town center with its Mediterranean-style arcades and squares and many parks with sub-tropical plants like the Parco Civico on the lakeside invite you to roam around and enjoy the ambiance. You can also laze around in the Belvedere Gardens filled with camellias, magnolias and countless sub-tropical plants.
During the last 50 years, Lugano. Especially, the Ticino region has been evolving as an important region of architecture.
The two closest mountains to Lugano, Monte Brè and Monte San Salvatore exhibit a panoramic view of the alpine region, and the Lake Lugano. The ideal season to visit Lugano is Spring due to the mild and Mediterranean climate when the camellias are in bloom.