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Monte Bre

Lugano, Switzerland
+41 91 971 31 71
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Amazing views on Lugano and neigbouring lakes

This place is truly worth a visit, take the "funicolare" up and enjoy the marvellous views across... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Geneva, Switzerland
great views

get to the station with bus # 2 and get down in Cassarate monte bre 100 mts walk to the funicular... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

This place is truly worth a visit, take the "funicolare" up and enjoy the marvellous views across the full lake and mountain ranges!

Thank pauweldesmedt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

get to the station with bus # 2 and get down in Cassarate monte bre 100 mts walk to the funicular, the first part is included with the swiss travel pass, then cost 8 CFH one way there are different restaurants there to eat or...More

Thank Kumivez
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the view! Take Bus 2 from outside the train station. Stop at Mont Bre cassarrate stop. Follow the signs. The Mont bre funicular bottom stop, allows a person to get on an unmanned funicular that leaves automatically...it goes up to another level. You...More

Thank kibblesm
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Good trip with a car. Serpentine rosds sre narrow but drivers are polite. Easy way up. 20 min walk from the parking place to the top. Wort it!

1  Thank harri l
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

On a clear day (which is often) the view from the top is spectacular. If you are feeling fit the 6.0+ km hike down is a relatively easy way to enjoy the woods. Plan for at least 3 hours to make your way down. If...More

Thank SingaporeBms
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Had an easy 45 minute trip in the hire car from Como to Lugano to specifically go on the Funicular Railway up Monte Bre. Honestly it was a bit disappointing. it was fun to do but at £25 per son for a 4 min Funicular...More

Thank TimP20
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry from Lugano to Gandria and hiked up Mount Bre as recommended by our hotel concierge. Loved the good workout from the hike but probably not suitable for families Travelling with very young children or old folks. View at the top of...More

1  Thank Shalom2218
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is well worth while, the view is incredible. Our son is three yeas of age and could complete the journey to the summit from the township car park with no problems. A real highlight

Thank a_chienbrun
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Monte Bre is an excellent place to take a long walk. The view is beautiful, the air clean , the exercise fantastic ! also you can take wonderful pictures !

Thank alecami1026
Reviewed 1 February 2017

A short trip with my husband. We visited Milan and the Italian Lakes, we finally visited and Switzerland. City near the border with Italy. You can climb on foot or by cable car. I would recommend it to yourself climb, the atmosphere is nicer and...More

1  Thank Lana M
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Hello, How much is the funicular fare with 2nd class swiss pass. Please can someone confirm Thank you
27 April 2017|
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Margaret V
Up mount bre with the car. We intend to go up with the car as you did. Kindly indicate from where we should start the drive up. We are coming from Lake Maggiore Margaret
21 October 2016|
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Response from OCF781 | Reviewed this property |
I went you with the funicular
Nathan L
HI, I am planning to drive up to mount bre, but have seen a lot of comments how steep the trip is. I am fairly experienced driver and have driven in steep mount areas of Norway. But, I have seen some have put as alternative to drive up to village bre and walk another 20 min. Is that mean the steepest narrow road is that 20 min. Please Advice me about your experience. Thanks again for your time!!! best,
6 August 2016|
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Response from DBK73 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, not sure whether you have been to Switzerland in the meantime. Sorry I wasn't familiar with the messaging. My recommendation is to take the funicular to Monte Bre. It's quite an interesting experience. I do however not... More