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Monte Bre

Lugano 6979, Switzerland
+41 91 971 31 71
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“great view” (15 reviews)
“funicular ride” (13 reviews)
“lake lugano” (23 reviews)
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Lugano 6979, Switzerland
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"great view"
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"funicular ride"
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"lake lugano"
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"french fries"
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"cable car"
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"taking photos"
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"walk up"
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"mountain top"
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"sunny day"
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"couple of hours"
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"san salvatore"
in 8 reviews
"nice walk"
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"monte"
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"restaurant"
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"village"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The trip to Monte Bre was a beautiful experience. It was so funny to go by the Funiculare from where you a wonderful sight over the small villages on the mountain. The view is even better from the top of the mountain. I can really...More

Thank piasjelle3080
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A good alternative to San Salvbatore is the oldtimer cable car to Monte Brè, where a unique panorama opemns itselv all over the city and lake.

Thank zurichhiker
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to go by car but you can go by funicular. The view on the TOP is mesmerising and there is small cafe. Outstanding view. Loved it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the funicular to the top of monte bre, absolutely fantastic views of Lugano and surroundings, two restaurants at the peak and lots of walking trails, well worth the trip

1  Thank y0pilgrim
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any mode of transportation can take you to the top of Monte Bre for an absolutely memorable perspective of the dreamy Lugano region. Once up there, there are various options to sit for a drink or have a meal, including the classic Ristorante Vetta. This...More

Thank Eric D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really overhyped ! The tram to go up there is overpriced once you get to the top you can have a nice view of lake Lugano there is s simple restaurant but been there done that .

Thank ALWALEED A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The train ride is quaint but very infrequent and pretty expensive. We paid for a return but actually ended up walking at the top to Bre and using bus 12 back down (free with the Ticino card). Having been to the top of many Swiss...More

Thank findo129
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Lugano centro (bus terminal), we took bus 12 to Roccolo. Then took the upper funicular up to Monte Bre. Paid 10CHF (one way ticket) per pax after the 50% discount with the Ticino card when we get off the funicular. Pretty expensive for just...More

Thank k0k0bunny
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Monte Bre is much better than San Salvatore; reachable by car or bus. Hiking is easy; no crowd and clean preserved site. Plus a view on the Swiss Alps for memorable pictures.

1  Thank Gaihera
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are able please take a hike to Mount Bre instead of using upper funicular. If hiking path looks steep there is another one at the opposite side of the mountain. The funicular is old and smelly. Most of the ride is in a...More

Thank Loop235
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Carol L
4 March 2018|
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Response from k0k0bunny |
Not sure about Castagnola. But I took bus 12 from Lugano centro and stop at Roccolo. Then it’s a 2 mins walk to the funicular up to Monte Bre.
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Margaret V
21 October 2016|
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Response from OCF781 | Reviewed this property |
I went you with the funicular
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