Botanical Garden-Parco San Grato
Botanical Garden of Carona called Parco San Grato. Free admission. You reach it by postal bus starting from Lugano Lakeshore (or hiking down from Mountain San Salvatore).
Fitness trail of Breganzona
Keep up with your daily fitness.
Not far away from Hotel Federale is the hill of Breganzona/Biogno with two kind of parcours and two soccer fields, one of which is open to the public without reservation
Choose from the 2 Km fitness parcour with optional exercises or the 400meters circular runpath
Both are in the woods, on a trail and are not flat.
Splash & Spa
As of June 2013 the all new Splash & Spa center in Rivera. Very easy to reach by local S-Line train from Lugano train station. Just across the street from train station in Rivera.
Visit Switzerland in 1 hour. Only two stops from Lugano on local S-Line train line to Milano.
Museum and house of Hermann Hesse
After having visited the museum, have a nice walk of about 30 minutes down to the next village called Gentilino and visit its cemetry: among other tombs, there you will also find the tomb of Hermann Hesse.
Smuggler Museum in Cantine di Gandria, on the other side of lake Lugano. Free admission. Can be reached by boat from Lugano.