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The Lion King Musical

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

LUGANO – A unique opportunity not to be missed for adults and children. Saturday, November 15 at the Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano. The musical will open the doors to the wonderful world of nature thanks to the African musical “He Lives in You”, inspired by the story of The Lion King.
Tickets can be purchased online at or offline at MANOR, FFS, Apollo, pinguis and Music City Soldini.
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Spoken language during the musical: italian


StraLugano Run Sept 27-28

Septembre 27th - 28th, 2014

9. edition. Popular run along breathtaking routes, many participants and great organization.
The runs:

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Stay at Hotel Federale Lugano

30 km panoramic run
10 km city parcour
3 x 10 km relay
and others like: fluorun, kidsrun and handbike run

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Autumn Festival in Lugano

From October 3rd to 5th, 2014

Since ever, the first week-end of october is dedicated to the beginning of autumn and in Lugano we celebrate it with a festival in the street and piazzas of the city
Everything is very close and all can be reached on foot from Hotel Federale.

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PasSteggia Lugano October 12th

First edition of Lugano PasSteggia

Following a trend of great success, Lugano aims to present its walk and dine specialties with an event elsewhere known as “eating and walking” or “stramangiada”

Participants of Lugano PasSteggia will then explore the beautiful area of the Cassarate river, piano La Stampa, just upgraded, walk the route of the former railway Lugano-Cadro-Dino stopping at CADRO, one of the last municipalities which joined the New Lugano .

In 9 km (approx 6 miles) easy but fascinating walking journey, there will be 6 dining stops featured by the local companies and local authorities.

Enjoy the PasSteggiata !!!

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Stay at Hotel Federale Lugano stramangiada; mangia e cammina, pasteggia, passteggia

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Hermann Hesse

Hermann Hesse Museum

Museo open daily from 10.30 am to 5.30 pm (March 1st – October 31st,  2014) . Sunday readings from 4.30 pm

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.

Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano
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Olgiati Art Collection

September 20 - December 7, 2014

The collection was born in the early ’60s, when Giancarlo Olgiati, as a young lawyer, began his adventure in the universe of contemporary art. In 1985 he was joined by his wife, Danna, Italian galery owner and specialist of Futurist movement.

Where: -1, Lo Spazio on the lakefront of Lugano

When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday – from 11:00 to 18:00. Free admission.

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Olgiati Art Collection
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Hans Richter Art Exposition

Until 23 November, 2014

Hans Richter -The Rhythm of the Avant-Garde
Museo d’Arte Lugano, 31 August – 23 November, 2014

One of the main representatives of the last century’s avant-garde, Hans Richter applied his talent and creativity to a seemingly infinite variety of fields: from painting to drawing, cinema to writing, publishing to teaching, always tenaciously fighting to firmly establish the values of the modernist revolution which indelibly marked the first half of the Twentieth Century.
The exhibition has been organised by Los Angeles’ County Museum and Metz’s Centre Pompidou, in collaboration with Lugano’s Museo d’Arte.

Tuesday- Sunday: 10 am–6pm
Friday: 10 am-9 pm
Monday closet

Adults, Fr. 12.-
Reduced and Groups, Fr. 8.-
Under 16years and first Sunday of every month, free admission

Pattinaggio Lugano Cup


25 & 26 October 2014

27. Lugano Cup – Ice figure skating
It is already the 27th edition of this very important figure ice skating competition, the Lugano Cup, and we are very proud to welcoming participants and their families.

Additional information about the competions

Save the date 2015: 11 – 13 December 2015 Ice Figure Skating Swiss Championship



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.