Located just 70 kilometres from Milan, the city of Lugano will surprise you with its natural beauties and wide array of shopping and entertainment venues at all times of the day.
Taking things slowly is an absolute “must” in Lugano. In fact, it is only by strolling leisurely that one is able to discover several of the old city’s best kept secrets and hidden corners.
When talking about shopping in Lugano, one immediately thinks about via Nassa, a reference point for luxury boutiques, including historic jewellers Bucherer whose name, since 1888, has been synonymous with stunning high-precision timepieces and jewellery. In via Pessina, 6 you can find the splendid Rocca boutique Master jewellers and watchmakers since 18th century, Rocca guarantees outstanding levels of competence and expert skillfull consultancy. and in via della Posta 2, corner of via Canova, the E. Marinella store, a brand known throughout the world for its stylish, hand-made neckties, worn by heads of state, industrial magnates and celebrities.
Finally, for an exclusive shopping experience, we suggest a trip to the renowned FoxTown Factory Store in Mendrisio, boasting more than 160 boutiques carrying several of the world’s most important haute couture labels at prices discounted from 30 to 70%.
BUCHERER – Via Nassa 56, T: +41 919231424, www.bucherer.com
CASINÒ DI CAMPIONE – Piazzale Milano 2 (Campione d’Italia – CO), T: +41 916401111 www.casinocampione.it
CASINÒ DI LUGANO – Via Stauffacher 1, T: +41 919737111, www.casinolugano.ch
E. MARINELLA – Via della Posta, 2 corner of via Canova, T: +41 919222924, wwwmarinellanapoli.it
FOXTOWN – Via A. Maspoli 18, T: +41 848828888, www.foxtown.ch
ROCCA BOUTIQUE – via Pessina 6, T: +41 919249065, www.rocca1794.com
SOCIETÀ NAVIGAZIONE LAGO DI LUGANO Viale Castagnola 12, T: +41 919715223, www.lakelugano.ch
SWISSMINIATUR – 6815 Melide, T: +41 916401060, www.swissminiatur.ch
HOW TO REACH LUGANO
By car: From Milan take the A9 “autostrada dei Laghi” in the direction of Como- San Gottardo, or the A8 autostrada in the direction of Varese-Stabio (Gaggiolo).
By train: Trains depart daily both from Milan’s Central Station and Porta Garibaldi FS.
Info www.trenitalia.com and www.ffs.ch
By bus: FoxTown Outlet Mendrisio: Zani Viaggi – Milan Visitor Center, Via Cusani 18- corner of Via Cusani. www.zaniviaggi.it