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Parco Scherrer

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Address: Am See, Morcote 6922, Switzerland
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An interesting park in an unassuming location

This is a short walk from the Della Posta restaurant and hotel. Its a location for visitors to check out. They have flora and artifacts from different parts of the world... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2017
Oliveiro R
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84 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

This is a short walk from the Della Posta restaurant and hotel. Its a location for visitors to check out. They have flora and artifacts from different parts of the world - particularly China, India and Egypt.

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Thank Oliveiro R
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

We tried to access the parco Scherrer from the upper road, after visiting the Church Santa Maria del Sasso. All the upper entries were closed and we had to wind down a long stairway to enter from the bottom level. The park is not very well maintained. All the inside buildings are closed, you can only look inside from the... More 

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Thank Anna Maria N
Cordova, Philippines
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60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Come and visit Parco Scherrer, and enjoy flowers, plants and especially the view of the lake and mountains.

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Thank AlfredoHonegger
Malvern, United Kingdom
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316 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was my second visit in recent years and it's worth seeing to appreciate the vision its creator had. Though some of the features, especially the water ones, are now showing their age, nothing can detract from its splendour and fine position on the edge of the lake. Allow about 45 minutes to an hour to do it justice and... More 

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Thank gowerguy
Rishon Lezion, Israel
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We have visited this beautiful Park on June 2010 while a week holiday in Lugano. This wonderful attraction is on the shore of lake Lugano in Morcote , a municipality in the Swiss canton of Ticino , situated about 10 KM from Lugano and at altitude of 280 Mt. Arthur Scherrer bought the old house and the land above it... More 

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Thank Michael_R
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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75 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Morcote is full of surprises and this park was one of them. Exploring around we bumped into it and hadnt known of it earlier. We entered in and were really amazed by the nice landscaped garden with its pavillions. Do walk around and also see the church you need to climb a bit to. You get amazing views of lake... More 

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2 Thank Alamjit
Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2015

Great to visit the parc, not suitable for toddlers. Love the plants and flowers. The parc is just magic from early spring to late automn.

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Thank Catherine M
Brisbane, Australia
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1,159 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 521 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

You can get here by boat from Lugano. This is a lovely little park garden with a number of themes. Beautifully laid out with great views over the lake. Well worth a visit while you are in Lugano.

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Thank Adventurers049
Varese, Italy
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290 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Had heard in the past about this park, said to myself will visit it one day and finally we did it, after years... Is a steep landscaped garden with pavilions dedicated to different cultures (ancient Greek, Thai, Hindu, Arab etc.) conceptually beautiful; first levels are well-cared but the higher levels noticed run down areas which can be seen the trees/plants/flowers/buildings... More 

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Thank Tualie
Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2013

If you have a few hours to spend in Lugano i would definitely recommend taking one of the many boat trips to Morcote (approx 45 mins) and wandering the lovely cobbled streets. There are lots of lovely water-front restaurants, bars and shops. If you're feeling a little more energetic, i would definitely recommend walking up the few hundred steps (don't... More 

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