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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did this walk on a hot September day and were glad we took bottles of water. Initially the trail was difficult to find but once we were following the yellow signs the walk was a pleasure. Gorgeous views, perfect photo opportunities and spectacular scenery....More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

We left from Castagnola and walk all the way to Gandria. The path is easy, (I did it with flip-flops :-)). The view is really nice. The pass goes by some really nice villas and garden. The village of Gandria is like hooked to the...More

Thank Damien F
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

We walked down to Gandria from Mount Bre. Went to the Olive trail. The trail itself is a fairly easy walk with some stairs at some points. The trail is along lake Lugano. Saw a couple of olive trees with some small olives still growing....More

Thank k0k0bunny
Reviewed April 7, 2018

We took a boat from Lugano to the far end of the trail at Gandria and followed the olive signs back towards Lugano. The walk is not too difficult, having a number of small climbs, and hugs the lake which provides lovely views across the...More

5  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed December 19, 2017

We visited Lugano for the day and this was the first place we went to. We arrived to Lugano from the train station we got a bus and stopped a few minutes away from where the beginning of trail was. The trial is very easy...More

5  Thank xxAmanda-Suexx
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

Also known as the Sentiero dell'olivo this a very beautiful and picturesque walk, staring off in the small pedestrian pathways of Castagnola along a series of cobbled, stone and gravel paths all the way to Gandria. Along the way you have great views of Lake...More

3  Thank Buoyant130
Reviewed September 16, 2017

We walked the trail from Lugano to Gandria and came back to Lugano by boat. The trail is easy with very nice views of the lake and the houses around it.

1  Thank Haim B
Reviewed September 2, 2017

The olive starts in Gandria and winds it's way up and down. There are some informative signs, that detail olive culture. The walk is lovely, and you see some different sections of the town, as well a gorgeous lake views. There are a few signs...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed July 21, 2017

We started in Lugano at the San Domenico bus stop that people have mentioned before and then walked along the road until it becomes a footpath called "Sentiero dell'olivo" and then walked along the path to Gandria. At Gandria, the path becomes somewhat convoluted next...More

4  Thank laurensinlalaland
Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The view along the trail is fantastic. The whole walk is around 2 hours. It's not a very hard hike but it is a hiking trail and hiking is what you should be expecting. So wear something comfortable. Wheelchair and baby strollers are not suitable...More

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