Lugano – An Evergreen Holiday Destination With World Class Parks And Rich History

Switzerland is one of the dream holiday destinations for many but if you are particularly looking for a destination where you can spend some quality time with your family and friends, you can visit Lugano. Lugano is the major tourist hub located in the city of Ticino and has an important position in the banking industry. Located on the Lake Lugano with mountains in the backdrop, this place offers splendid view points for the tourists.
On a trip to this place, you can explore the buildings designed in Italianate Lombardy fashion, enjoy the sightseeing of mountains and lakes and explore the history of this place by visiting the top notch museums. You can enjoy several events also by visiting this place in the spring season.

How to reach

Airways is the best option that allows the backpackers to visit this place comfortably. The Lugano-Agno airport is well linked to different international airports in different parts of the world and offers flights to this place.

Major attractions

1. Parco Civico
Parco Civico

Located in the north of the town, this park is known for its amazing beauty and unmatched lakefronts. The blooming flowers, wonderful flowerbeds, colorful landscape and stunning mountain views make this place worth a visit. The rise colored villa situated in the park is worth exploring. You can have fun with your family by enjoying a picnic or get into activities like tree climbing etc.

2. The Alprose Chocolate Museum
The people who love eating chocolates and wish to taste some exotic varieties can visit this museum. This museum presents the history of chocolate development in the country. Apart from collecting information regarding this Swiss tradition, you can sample some chocolates also.

3. Swiss miniature
Swiss miniature

As the name suggests, this place is a miniature of the beautiful Switzerland showcasing all the important and famous things of the country. This miniature garden comprises of about 1500 species of plants with over 15000 different flowers. The place beautifully showcases models of patrician house, cathedrals, castles and several other buildings in the country. The model also depicts the well connected railways in the country.

Hôtel Parco Paradiso

The top ranking hotels in Lugano include Hotel Lugano Dante Center, Hôtel Parco Paradiso, Hotel Splendide Royal, Albergo Eden SA Paradiso etc.

Lugano is a prime part of the tourist hot spot Ticino and deserves a visit. If you are visiting Switzerland in your upcoming holidays, this place can be the best destination for you.

Geneva – Heart Touching Experiences Awaits You This Holiday

Geneva is the second largest city located in Switzerland. It is one of the populous holiday destinations with incredible diversity and magnificent tourist attractions. The people landing in Switzerland should not miss visiting this place as it occupies some of the top natural wonders on earth which should be surely explored by you.
Also known by the name of capital of Peace, this place is really amazing and offers both thrilling and peaceful sights for the visitors. Exploring the charms of Geneva after exploring the bear places like Bern and Basel, will make a trip an everlasting and heart touching experiences.

How to reach

Geneva airport is the main international airport that connects this hot spot holiday destination to different nations all over the globe. The backpackers can reach in here via airways and explore the city using the well connected different modes of transport.

Places to explore

1. The Jet d’Eau
The Jet d’Eau

The Jet d’Eau is the star attraction of the lakeshore and attracts thousands of visitors. The visitors are amazed to see the 140 meter water shoots that break out from the water jet towards the sky. The incredible views of this water jet can be best viewed from Bains des Pâquis. The beach is located centrally in the city and is also an amazing place to enjoy swimming and go on a boat cruise enjoying the scenic beauty of the place.

2. Carouge
Carouge can be looked upon as a sister town of Geneva and is a perfect place to see the craftsmanship and creativity of the local artists. The shaded squares of the place provide it a touch of Italy. You can visit this place and feel the ambience of Bohemia in restaurants and cafes.

3. The Reformation Wall
The Reformation Wall

This wall is a tribute to the Europe’s reformers and is situated a few steps away from Place de Neuve. This elegant and charming park comprises of four huge statues of the main protestant reformers.

Hotel Cornavin

Staying in Geneva offers innumerable options to the backpackers for enjoying a comfortable stay. Some of the top notch options that can be looked upon by you include Hotel Lido, Hotel Cornavin, Swissotel Metropole Geneva and Hotel Edelweiss. You can select any one of them as per your budget and family requirements.

Geneva is known for its amazing watch making and you can explore the various showrooms for some unique and exotic craftsmanship. A trip to Geneva will surely be a trip of your life time.