the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only
Switzerland's third most important financial centre and a conference,
banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers,
villas and sacred buildings. Thanks to its mild climate and
Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class
city, combined with the cachet of a small town.
lies in a bay on the northern side of Lake Lugano, surrounded by
numerous mountains offering splendid viewpoints. The traffic-free
historic town centre, the numerous buildings in Italianate Lombardy
style, the exclusive museums, the mountains, lake and a packed calendar
of events all invite visitors to see the sights, soak up the atmosphere
– and enjoy "dolce far niente".
Our special excursion on August 11
We will walk from Palazzo dei Congressi to the port
Lugano Giardino (10 min.). From there, we will enjoy a cruise on Lake
Lugano, passing by Gandria, Campione d’Italia and Melide. In Morcote,
our boat stops allowing us to have a promenade in the “Pearl of Lake
Lugano”, as Morcote is considered due to its privileged location and
beautiful Mediterranean-like vegetation. Discover the Santa Maria del
Sasso church, picturesque terraced cemetery, medieval Torre del
Capitano and Parco Scherrer park with delightful mix of sub-tropical
plants and arts. Back on board, we will enjoy aperitif and dinner,
cruising by Stretto di Lavena and Ponte Tresa, before reaching our home
port in Lugano.
Our special farewell dinner on August 13
restaurant is on top of Monte San Salvatore (912 m.a.s.l.), offering
spectacular views extending 360 degrees on the city of Lugano, Lake
Lugano and far beyond. Enjoy a special dinner with great ambiance and
The Universal Exposition (Expo 2015) will be hosted by Milano, Italy, between May 1 and October 31, 2015. The theme chosen is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”.
This embraces technology, innovation, culture, traditions and
creativity and how they relate to food and diet. The exhibition site of
Expo 2015 covers one million square meters and is expected to welcome
over 20 million visitors. As Milano is so close to Lugano (1 h 15 min
by train) you may connect your participation at BioMedical Transporters
with a visit at Expo 2015 in Milano.