Tenero-Contra is close to a range of colorful Ticino’s more popular attractions. Two destinations that should be at the top of every visitor’s list is the fabulous Piazza Grande and the iconic Madonna del Sasso. If you have time, don’t miss the Three Castles of Bellinzona and the San Lorenzo Cathedral.
Those interested in exhibits and shows will find some interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Tenero-Contra. Admire, learn and become intrigued in the variety of museums such as Casa Camuzzi in Lugano. There are a number of excellent galleries to visit near here. In particular, don’t miss the Museum of Modern Art in Lugano and the Cantonal Art Museum.
When it’s time to take a break from the noisy streets of Ticino, plan a trip to one of the many nearby green spaces. To see the nearby wilderness drive out to Mount Caslano in Caslano.
Pista La Resega, Lugano is the perfect place cheer along with fellow lovers of ice hockey, and to see local legends, the HC Lugano, in all their glory. On weekends the stadium becomes a sea of black, white and yellow, as crowds join together to cheer on their home-grown heroes.
For a real taste of Tenero-Contra, consider making a reservation at one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Acquarello Swiss Quality Hotel, Lugano, the Novotel Lugano Paradiso and the ibis Lugano Paradiso are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.