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Autumn Festival

A riot of tastes and colours, where the wish to celebrate the beginning of the autumn season in the company of friends in front of a good glass of wine and tasty local gastronomical products is always enticing.

The traditional Autumn Festival is returning, bringing the streets and squares of the old city centre of Lugano to life. For three days visitors will be able to discover local cuisine and try excellent wines from Ticino at the various grottos spread throughout the city streets. The autumn market selling local food products and handicrafts is also not to be missed. To add to the festivities, there will be plenty of musical entertainment offered by various folk bands. And for children, the Ludobus is returning to the Piazza della Riforma with its range of fun wooden games. Finally, there will also be a free guided tour on offer to discover and admire the beautiful architecture and landscapes of Lugano (offered by Lugano Turismo).

Autumn market

Fri 16:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Sun 10:00 - 18:00

Numerous stalls, with local food and wine, to delight the palate of many and liven up the center of Lugano.

Local cuisine

Ven 16:00 - 01:00
Sab 10:00 - 01:00
Dom 10:00 - 18:00

The grottos will offer different traditional menus, so you can enjoy the local Ticino gastronomy in a convivial and festive atmosphere.

Music and entertainment

There will be folklore music events and entertainment for the little ones, creating a cheerful atmosphere to mark the end of the summer season.

Lugano City Tour

Free guided tour to discover and admire the beautiful architecture and landscapes of Lugano.

30.09 from 10:30 to 12:30
30.09 from 14:00 to 16:00
01.10 from 10:30 to 12:30

Meeting and Tickets: Ente Turistico del Luganese – Piazza della Rifoma.


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