Lugano New Year's Eve 2019

Fireworks, Events, Parties, Hotels, Restaurants, Concerts

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When it comes to New Years Eve, this gorgeous Swiss city in the south of Switzerland, which is quaintly named the Monte Carlo of Switzerland attracts visitors from around the world, including the rich and famous.
During December you can watch the city as it turns into a winter wonderland with Christmas markets, decorations and lights. If you head to Piazza della Riforma on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays around 6pm in December you can catch some of the live music and entertainment in the square.
There are also many museums and churches to explore while you are visiting, including the beautiful Chiesa di Santa Maria degli Angeli, Chiesa San Rocco Lugano, Lugano Arte Cultura and Museo Cantonale d'Arte and if the weather is good, there are some lovely parks like Parco Civico Ciani and Parco Villa Florida, so plenty to keep you entertained while you are staying in Lugano.

Things to do

Lugano know how to throw a New Years Eve party, so get your coat and get yourself along to Piazza dell Riforma for the huge open air party and dance and sing into the small hours along with thousands of other revellers. There is a light show set to illuminate the sky and stunning backdrop of the piazza.
If you are not too worse for wear then go and see the parade on New Years Day, leaving from Piazza dell Riforma at 11am onwards to Palazzi dei Congressi.
Book at a table and relax into New Year or stay in one of the many hotels offering New Years Eve celebrations. Just remember to book well in advance.
Lugano has a multitude of eateries to choose from while you are visiting; here are just a small selection:
Pasta e Pesto
Ristorante Galleria Arte al Lago
Ristorante le Bucce di Gandria
Grotto Morchino

NYE Live Streaming, Webcams

There are some great webcams available here:

Lugano webcams

New Year's Eve Hotels

Book your hotel in Lugano for New Years Eve as soon as you can as you don’t want to miss out on this busy time of year:
Hotel International au Lac
Continental Parkhotel
Villa Principe Leopoldo
Lugano Dante Center Swiss Quality Hotel
The View Lugano

You can search for deals at all of these venues, plus other local hotels here.

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