Swiss Getaway in Lugano!

Swiss Getaway in Lugano!




Apr 2016

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 6
3 Bathrooms

About our home

We have a two-floor apartment with a garden and several balconies facing Swiss mountains. There are 3 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms plus a half bath on the main floor. One room has a bunk bed and the other two rooms have double/queen size beds. We have a wood burning fireplace and central heating. There is an area for outside grilling. We have a private garden.
Our kitchen is a good size and offers seating for two. We have a dining room table for 6.
It is a comfortable, modern apartment with an elevator and garage parking for cars. There is a storage area of skis and bicycles.


More about us

  1. We are a family of 4 - Theresa, Marcus, Thomas (age 12) and Eloise (age 8). Theresa is originally from the USA and Marcus is originally from Australia. We moved to Switzerland in 2015 to begin work and school at the local American International school. Both Marcus and Theresa are educators and Tommy and Eloise are students there.

    April 2017:
    We are looking for an exchange during the spring holiday period. Our son will be camping in Normandy, France and we would like to spend time in France - city and/or countryside.

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Where is it?


Lugano, Switzerland is a gorgeous, safe and easy city. The Lugano Lake is surrounded by both the Italian and Swiss alps. Lugano (in the Canton of Ticino) is the Italian speaking region of Switzerland. We are in a small village, Montagnola outside the city of Lugano. We are only a 10 minute drive to the boarder of Italy. We are an hour from Milan and 30 minutes from Como. Within walking distance of our home are several good family owned restaurants, the post office, a pharmacy, a small grocery store and a children's park. There are wonderful hiking trails and the famous Herman Hesse house and museum are in our neighborhood.
The local bus system is easy and gets you to and from the city center within 10 minutes.
In the winter, there is great skiing for all levels just an hour away - Andermatt, Airolo.
During the summer there are local tennis courts, outdoor pools and Lake Lugano offers kayaking, boat rentals and local beaches called "lidos." Hiking is a everywhere and there are very well marked trails. There are beautiful scenic walks with views of the mountains and the lake.

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