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Monte Generoso

Via Fam. Carlo Scacchi 6 | Via Fam. Carlo Scacchi 6, Capolago 6825, Switzerland
+41 91 630 51 11
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A beautiful view and a fun place to go with family and friends!

I went here with my Family firstly because we always wanted to go here once. The ride up and down... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
tanja s
via mobile
Explore or relax with a beautiful view. Fun for the whole family.

My family of four loves Monte Generoso. It offers something for everyone. We spent an entire day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SusanTravels2017
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Lugano, Switzerland
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  • Average6%
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Via Fam. Carlo Scacchi 6 | Via Fam. Carlo Scacchi 6, Capolago 6825, Switzerland
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+41 91 630 51 11
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went here with my Family firstly because we always wanted to go here once. The ride up and down Mt. Generoso is very nice, it takes about half an hour each way. On top of the Mt. Generoso there're two restaurant and two paths...More

Thank tanja s
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family of four loves Monte Generoso. It offers something for everyone. We spent an entire day exploring, relaxing and just taking in the view. It's fantastic. Monte Generoso may be reached by hiking or by cog rail. It's possible to drive to the last...More

Thank SusanTravels2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went up with my elderly-ish parents on the train, rather pricey train tickets(50+ Swiss francs for round-trip adult ticket, one way 40-45 mins journey, you do get some nice view from train trip). If you're fit enough, definitely walk it! Lovely to walk in the...More

Thank C L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a fine cloudless day take the cog railway from Capolago to the Mario Botta designed Fiore di pietra 1,700m higher. There are any number of places to admire the panorama from the top of the building to a spot out beyong the ourdoor terrace...More

1  Thank Alwyn42
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are a family of 5: 2 elderly parents, 2 adults and 1 teenage child. Unfortunately we picked a day when the sky was not clear - but it was our only option due to our travel schedule. So first tip - make sure it...More

Thank WorldTraveller3823
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a great place! I loved hiking there. I went in february and there was snow, which I think make the place even more amazing. I did it from Italy, Como. And from the top you could see lugano. Great experience.

Thank Carolina B
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We visit monte genero several months ago. It was a hot day and we had difficulty to climb to the top. But guess what??it was more than worthy. we also visited Tana dell'orsi and i highly recommend it

Thank MarioBross63
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

After a wonderful night staying in Bellagio on Lake Como we drove the hour and a half to the ascent of Monte Generoso. You have to cross the border into Switzerland as the best starting point is on the Swiss side. There is a car...More

Thank StreathamBelle
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Not high, not alps and yet you get both: a magnificent view point too look at the alps and the plains of Italy (and even the sun with a 600mm telescope near the restaurant) The new restaurant is under constructuion (2015) so I can't rate...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Mnt.Generoso is located near the lakeshore of Lugano Lake , between the borders of the Swiss Canton of Ticino and the Italian region of Lombardy. From the summit the view include the Lugano and Como Lakes , some northern Italian cities in the south and...More

Thank Michael_R
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