«We learned a lot of exciting things about the history of Ticino food. Very recommendable tour.»
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Lugano and its beautiful old town
Walk at the Cassarate
LAC Art and Culture Centre
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Arrival by public transport from your starting point in Switzerland to Lugano. Meet your tour guide at 5 pm in front of the LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura for your 4-hour Food & Wine Tour on foot. Get to know many typical Ticino specialities during your tour across the historic centre of Lugano. Overnight stay in Lugano.
Highlights: 4-hour Food & Wine Tour through the historic centre of Lugano.
Use your Ticino Ticket for a 30-minute bus ride to the Grotto Osteria degli Amici in Villa Luganese. Meeting time is at 11 am. In a 2-hour workshop you will be introduced to the art of the unique risotto preparation and then enjoy your self-cooked Ticino risotto. Overnight stay in Lugano.
Highlights: Parco Civico Ciani - park on the lake, church Santa Maria degli Angioli, old town of Lugano, risotto workshop in the Ticino grotto.
The day is at your free disposal. Return trip by public transport from Lugano to your final destination in Switzerland or extend your stay.
Highlights: Monte Brè with 925m, Monte San Salvatore - Lugano's local mountain. 912m, Botanical Garden San Grato
Rail journey from your starting point in Switzerland and back
2 overnight stays incl. breakfast in Lugano
Ticino Ticket - free use of public transport and other discounts throughout Ticino
4-hour Food & Wine Tour incl. various Ticino specialities from aperitif to dessert, wine, water
2-hour risotto workshop incl. aperitif, Brasato and vegetables, dessert, wine, water
From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class, basic half-fare card
Booking period: all year round
Travel period: 01.04. - 31.10.2022
Price example calculated on 01.10.2021 for 08.10.2022
Good to know
Travel documents are sent by email if possible, in exceptional cases by post.
Additional overnight stays in Lugano bookable
Tours can also be booked with non-alcoholic drinks