Ticket for Mount San Salvatore funicular and museum
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Ticket for Mount San Salvatore funicular and museum

Printed ticket only
Validity: 72 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Take the funicular up to the legendary Mount San Salvatore
  • Enjoy breathtaking 360-degrees views over Lugano and the lake
  • Learn more about the mountain and its history in the San Salvatore museum
  • Perfect for the whole family to experience - the more the merrier
  • Make your friends back home envious with great photo ops
What to expect

Discover Mount San Salvatore, the so-called Sugarloaf Mountain of Switzerland, on your own!

Take the funicular up to the top of Mount San Salvatore in only 12 minutes and enjoy amazing 360-degrees views over the beautiful scenery. The mountain rises majestically to the skies. Admire the panorama first from the different lookouts and then from the exclusive Capodoro terrace where you’ll find out more about the mountain thanks to geographical satellite maps.

Enter the San Salvatore Museum on the summit which once formed an ancient hospice providing shelter to the poor and travelers. Visit the rooms and discover a precious collection of rare religious art that illustrates the history of the Confraternity over the centuries. See an exhibition on the region’s rocks, minerals, fossils and speleology and find out more about the history of the lightning research center.

Experience unforgettable moments on Mount San Salvatore: if you're interested in gourmets, culture, and nature, this is the perfect spot for you! If you're a sports enthusiast, you can descend down along the hiking trails to Ciona, Carona, Melide, Morcote, Pazzallo and Paradiso. Enjoy a walk through the unspoiled and regenerating landscape with several lookout points offering magnificent panoramic views.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Contactless payment is available for tips and extras
  • What's included
    • Funicular roundtrip
    • Entrance to the museum
    Reduced price
    • Child (age 6-16)
    • Infant (age 0-5): free admission
    Where

    Funicolare San Salvatore departure station, Via delle Scuole 7, 6900 Paradiso, Switzerland

    What to remember
    • The funicular offers disabled access
    • Unfortunately, the museum is not accessible to wheelchair users
    • This ticket is valid for 3 days after the purchased date but can be used only once
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    When
    • Opening hours funicular:
      • 09 July 2021 - 28 August 2021: daily 9.00am - 11.00pm
      • 29 August 2021 - 17 October 2021: daily 9:00am - 6.00pm (from 3 September 2021-11 September 2021: Friday and Saturday 9:00am-11.00pm)
      • 04 December 2021 – 12 December 2021: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-5.00pm
      • 18 December 2021 – 09 January 2022: daily 10:00am-5.00pm
      • 15 January 2022 – 20 February 2022: Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-5.00pm
      • 26 February 2022 - 06 March 2022: daily 10:00am-5.00pm
      • The funicular leaves every 30 minutes
    • Opening hours museum:
      • July 2021- 17 October 2021: Wednesday-Saturday from 10.00am -12.00am and 01.00pm - 03.00pm
      • 04 December - 12 December 2021: Saturday and Sunday from 10.15am -12.00am and 01.00pm - 03.00pm
      • 18 December 2021- 09 January 2022: Daily from 10.15am-12.00am and 01.00pm - 03.00pm
      • 15 January 2022- 20 February 2022: Saturday and Sunday from 10.15am -12.00am and 01.00pm - 03.00pm
      • 26 February 2022 – 06 March 2022: Daily from 10.15am-12.00am and 01.00pm - 03.00pm
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Funicolare Monte San Salvatore SA
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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