Lugano Research Paper

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TRAVEL - The Lugano Walk: A Stroll through Time Woven in Tangled Cobblestone Paths

When it comes to suits-and-ties, the city of Lugano comes with an air of importance from the nation’s banking business. Like bees to honey, the lake city attracts high-profiles to take advantage of the secure and private banking system, as well as its other asset in the form of escapes between the maze of streets of the cobblestone-path city. While Zurich is a more popular sister of Lugano that thrives under its model phrase of “live to work,” there is energy just beneath the surface of this relaxed city. Living up to the opposite of the Zurich ideology, Lugano and its proverb of “working for living” is a place of choice to ease the tightening muscles caught
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In terms of temperature, the best time would be in the months of July and August. The temperature during these months’ ranges from 20 to 30 degrees Celsius. Other months that can also be marked for your visit are April to June and September to October. The weather is slightly cooler in this period, between 10 to 20 degrees Celsius, but still remains comfortable. The remaining months can become freezing, but also opens up other activities available only in winter. Visiting in this season requires layers of clothing.



Another attraction of Lugano is its promising location. Lugano is easily accessible to different modes of transportation such as through the rail system, the A2 Motorway for private transportation and through the domestic Lugano airport. Moreover, it is within the perimeter of different alpine passes that connects north to south. One such advantage of this is the connection to the city to Milan, a major financial and cultural center that could be reached in under an hour.


Via Pessina
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At this square, you’re only steps away from the street that will further lead you to the other leisure spot of Lugano.

The street is called Via Canova that will lead to Museo Cantonale d’Arte, which highlights its 19th to 20th century collections, and further to the Church of San Rocco, which in turn pays homage to the saint that is said to have protected the city from a plague.

Parco Civico


After the Church of San Rocco is the Piazza Indipendenza, marked by a giant head lying on its side. This square will finally lead to Parco Civico or the City Park. Its main feature is called the Villa Ciani protecting art within its walls. Furthermore, the landscape filled with exotic and modern trees and the 19th century water gate are other features of the park.


After a blissful stay in the park, you can trek back to the town center via the waterfront. This promenade overlooks the lake and leads to the largest Casino in Europe called Casino di Campione. Restaurants with a view of Lake Lugano are available on top of the

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