Andrea Dulanska

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Karte Lugano Tessin


  • 4-hour Food & Wine Tour
  • 2-hour risotto workshop
Patricia Heimsoth

«We learned a lot of exciting things about the history of Ticino food. Very recommendable tour.»

Patricia - Our Switzerland expert

Day 1

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.

Food & Wine Tour quer durch das historische Zentrum von Lugano

Day 2

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.

Risotto Workshop in Lugano

Day 3

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

Blick auf den Monte Bre in Lugano


  • Rail travel in 2nd class as per programme, incl. half-fare card
  • 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 (braised meat), vegetables, dessert, wine, water
  • From price applies per person in a 3-star double room, 2nd class rail travel, excluding flights
  • Booking period: all year round
  • Travel period: 01.04. - 31.10.2022 & 01.04. - 31.10.2023
  • Price example calculated on 01.07.2022 for 01.10.2023

Good to know

  • Travel documents are sent by email and in exceptional cases by post.
  • Additional overnight stays in Lugano bookable
  • Tours can also be booked with non-alcoholic drinks


  • Benefit from over 100 2 for 1 offers and save up to CHF 4,500 with the Swiss Coupon Pass

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Your flights will be covered by our package booking conditions and will be protected under our ATOL license. We will charge £35 per person for this flight booking service. 

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We are both the official and largest tour operator for holidays to Switzerland and have been in operation for over 30 years with ABTA and ATOL protection. Please give us a call and we will be happy to go through your plans. Call +44 207 420 4900 to speak with us or send us your travel request via [email protected].

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