Many of Ticino’s most interesting sights are within easy reach of Mendrisio, so it is a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Baumgartner Model Railway Gallery and the FoxTown Factory Stores are amongst the popular sights here, adored by locals and visitors alike. Two other worthy points of interest you’ll find within a short distance of Mendrisio are the Chicco d'Oro Coffee Museum and the Monte San Giorgio.
If you love nature and wildlife, visit some of the nearby green spaces. These are good spots to relax and unwind. To discover the nearby wilderness drive out to Mount Generoso in Rovio.
Sports fans visiting Mendrisio should head to Pista La Resega, Lugano to see the HC Lugano doing battle with visiting teams. On match days the stadium is filled with black, white and yellow, as crowds join together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
Finding somewhere handy to base yourself in the Mendrisio area is a breeze. The Palace Hotel, Como, the Grand Hotel Imperiale & Resort, Moltrasio and the Barchetta Excelsior, Como are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.