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Monte Bre

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We had driven up and took the tram in 2 separate locations. Once during the summer and once during... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Jose, California
Monte Bre hike

You can take bus #12 to Bre village and hike up the stone steps. Take note that not all the... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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Monte Bre, Lugano 6979, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had driven up and took the tram in 2 separate locations. Once during the summer and once during the winter. Both times, this location offered great view of Lake Lugano and great photo opportunities.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IAteEightEyes
Reviewed 14 December 2018

You can take bus #12 to Bre village and hike up the stone steps. Take note that not all the services of #12 goes to Bre village, some terminates at Aldesago. Also, the hiking path from Bre to Gandria was closed somewhere in the middle,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stuffed80
Reviewed 6 December 2018 via mobile

Took the funicular to the top of Mount Bre on a beautiful clear day. The views were outstanding. Be mindful that the winter timetable is in operation and the first departure in the morning is currently 9.20. The ride up curves through the mountain top...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank C7964ROkarend
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Even though we went in between seasons, the views were magnificent.. Def go there in Funicular and then walk down to the bre village..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anuk00ls
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

If you want to see the best views that Lugano has to offer there is no better place than Mount Bré. To get here you can take the funiculars or you can hike. We have chosen the easy way. We were rewarded with great weather...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mikiduta
Reviewed 11 November 2018

So I came to Lugano for the day, with the goal of hiking the mountain peaks and enjoying the classic and majestic scenic views. My trip advisor forum friends suggested Mte. Bre, and they are described and defined as the local experts. But it was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Buc_Haish
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. Breathtaking view and a great fun ride up. Check for a clear day before you go

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank harshk749
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Scenic Views, and it seems that Monte Bre area above Lugano is the sunniest of Switzerland; the wonderful view of the Alps and the Monte Rosa, disappearing into the bay of Lugano; Monte Bre's summit is about 933 m; iand accessible by the funicular; if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 15 October 2018

In my way to Menaggio from Malpensa Airport I pass by Lugano just to go up to Mont Bre and I am glad I did it. There are plenty of parking spaces close by the funicular so just do it. The toll to get into...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RayMiami
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Today we had the pleasure of finding what feels like a hidden gem. We were fortunate to have Christina as our guide. Her language skills were just incredible slipping seamlessly from English to German to Spanish making everyone feel at ease. We took a short...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 March 2018|
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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Response from OCF781 | Reviewed this property |
I went you with the funicular