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potential for a great place

Parco Scherrer in Morcote is a unique extravaganza that combines a botanical garden with a park... read more

Reviewed September 1, 2018
dromasca
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Herzliya, Israel
A hidden gem

We visited the park after we disembarked from the cruise boat from Lugano. Because we had been... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2018
sosofar
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Parco Scherrer in Morcote is a unique extravaganza that combines a botanical garden with a park with statues and replicas of monuments from other times and continents. It was built in the 1930s by a textile magnate who acquired the land and dreamed to create...More

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Reviewed June 22, 2018

We visited the park after we disembarked from the cruise boat from Lugano. Because we had been informed about the park we made an effort to find it. It is quite an unassuming place. The gardens are well worth the entrance fee of CHF 7...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We chose to visit Morcote instead of Mt. San Salvatore, Mt. Bre or Gandria. We only had enough time in Lugano to visit one of the places. Since we had a trip to Mt. Pilatus the day before, a visit to this Italian inspired lake...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to relax and very interesting idea. I just wish they would use it more often for attractions and events

Thank Gaia300
Reviewed February 5, 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.

Thank Oliveiro R
Reviewed June 4, 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...More

Thank Anna Maria N
Reviewed October 22, 2015

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

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Reviewed August 13, 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...More

Thank gowerguy
Reviewed August 3, 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...More

Thank Michael_R
Reviewed April 30, 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...More

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