We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Enjoyable trip up and down to Monte Lema

This cable car has an interesting configuration: 3 cabins close together that run up or down. When... read more

Reviewed April 26, 2017
Geneva, Switzerland
Wonderful view from the top

We went up the mountain by cable car on a beautiful October Sunday, walked around around on the top... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2016
Zurich, Switzerland
Read all 41 reviews
All photos (72)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
7 Oct 2017
“GA not valid”
26 Apr 2017
“Enjoyable trip up and down to Monte Lema”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Centro Paese, Miglieglia 6986, Switzerland
+41 91 609 11 68
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

At the top station there is a sign that says that the GA (Generalabonnement) is valid. When arriving in Mileglia they, however, still charge you at 50% of the price...

Thank Extraordinary686067
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This cable car has an interesting configuration: 3 cabins close together that run up or down. When I visited there was only 1 trip every half hour, and coming down we paid upon arrival in Miglieglia at the bottom. There are lots of hiking opportunities,...More

Thank Joe_King_traveler
Reviewed November 26, 2016

We went up the mountain by cable car on a beautiful October Sunday, walked around around on the top and enjoyed the 360 degree view and have eaten there - food in the restaurant was "so-so", even the polenta - so do not expect 4...More

Thank IntlTramp
Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

Nice place for 1 day trip in Lugano area, the view from the top is great, you can enjoy swiss and italian likes&mountains.

Thank maluch_zuri
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Absolutely fantastic walk from Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro. Stunning views and up and downs. It is a 5 hours walk and not an easy one. But worth while the effort, the most beautiful views in Ticino!

1  Thank Petra54390
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We took a bus from Mont Tamaro were we left the car parked. The bus ride (9:10 am) was smooth allthough tighter fitting than in most commercial airlines. The gondola worked nicely, allthough nobody asked if it's ok that they bring in their dog into...More

Thank Finn_on_the_go
Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

I ended up here after doing the hike from Monte Tamaro. It didn't quite have the same positive vibe as Monte Tamaro. But there's certainly great views and it's nice to sit on the sun deck of the restaurant with a beer. Unfortunately the service...More

1  Thank Russell V
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all hotels
Hotel & Spa Cacciatori
210 reviews
4.51 km away
Il Castagno
94 reviews
4.64 km away
Ramada Inn Mountainview
2 reviews
4.96 km away
Kurhaus Cademario Hotel & Spa
1,053 reviews
4.99 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
Ristorante Negresco - nuova gestione
9 reviews
2.63 km away
Ristorante Giardino
32 reviews
2.99 km away
El Barchet
115 reviews
3.37 km away
Albergo Della Posta
19 reviews
3.45 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2 nearby attractions
Funivia Ponte di Piero-Monteviasco
25 reviews
3.31 km away
Santuario Madonna della Punta
8 reviews
7.01 km away
Lido Golfo del Sole
19 reviews
7.39 km away
Zoo Al Maglio
94 reviews
7.42 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Funivia Monte Lema staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines