Hotel Federale Lugano city center

Easter in the city

April 3 - 6, 2015

Join us during this 1st festive days of 2015 !
Enjoy a wonderful time in the city center (just 3 walking minutes downhill from our hotel federale) and explore and discover entertaining activities for young and young at heart guests.

Every day from 11 am to 6.00 pm the Piazzas of the city are animated with a miriad of activities and will also have the opportunity of discovering and purchasing objects and products of the local tradition, exhibited on more than 100 stalls along the streets and piazzas.

Public free concerts:
Saturday April 4th, at 5.00 pm, Castagnola Philarmonic orchestra concert
Monday April 6th, at 10.30 am, Pregassona Philarmonic orchestra concert

More information at:

Simpatico pensiero in stanza e domenica mattina a colazione per tutti gli ospiti del nostro Hotel Federale

Small gift in your room and on Sunday morning for breakfast to all guests of our Hotel Federale

Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse Museum

Museo open on Saturday & Sunday from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm (November – February) . Sunday readings from 4.00 pm, only from June to October

The museum is in Montagnola, just a few minutes bus ride from Lugano.

Museum: The Hermann Hesse Museum was established in the rooms of the Torre Camuzzi, in Montagnola, Switzerland in 1997. This ancient tower is part of the picturesque Casa Camuzzi where Hermann Hesse lived between 1919 and 1931. From his apartment, he had a marvellous view overlooking the lake of Lugano.

Walking tour ”Following the trail of Hermenn Hesse”. On the occasion of the opening of the Museum, the Town Council of Collina d’Oro set up a footpath which takes to Hesse’s favourite places, passing by the houses where he lived, and ending to the  cemetery where he is buried.

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Walking Lugano April 26, 2015

April 26, 2015

Popular walk along breathtaking routes, many participants and great organization.

The walks:
6.6 km Relax walk
10.6 km Panorama wal
15.6 km Fitness walk
18.6 km Challenge walk
8.2 km Lake & Walking (go to Melide by boat and walk back to Lugano)

More information

Stay at Hotel Federale Lugano

Stay at Hotel Federale Lugano

Giro d'Italia - Tappa a Lugano al 27 maggio

Giro d’Italia 2015 – Stage in Lugano – May 27

May 27th & 28th 2015

The 27th stage of the Giro d’Italia 2015 will take the best cicling professionals on a 136 km route from Tirano to Lugano. The following day, they will all depart from Melide (a village near Lugano) and have 172 km ride back into Italy to Verbania.
We look forward to welcoming you to our city along lakeshore of Lake Lugano, and our Hotel Federale being located in the center of the Lugano, we are very conveniently located if you wish to follow the stars from very close.

More information @ Gazzetta dello Sport

Hotel Federale train station convenient

International Film Festival of Locarno

From August 5 to August 15, 2015

Special train timetable until late at night from Locarno to Lugano

More information about the Festival:

Official Awards Ceremony 2014


F1 Grand Prix of Italy (Monza) 2015

September 4th, 5th & 6th, 2015

The circuit is at a mere 80km from Lugano-enjoy a very exhiting weekend in Lugano and travel to Monza on Sunday morning.

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Lugano Events Calendar

Jan 1 - Dec 31

Full calendar of upcoming events in Lugano

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