Unique scenic attractions between Melide and Morcote

Thanks to the collaboration between Swissminiatur and the Municipality of Morcote, you have the opportunity to spend a full day among fascinating itineraries in a sustainable way.

Park your car at the covered car park in Morcote; from here you can take the postbus (free of charge with Ticino Ticket) or just immerse yourself in the fantastic scenery of Lake Lugano from the boat (-20% discount with Ticino Ticket) and in no time you will be at Swissminiatur, where you will spend about 2 hours discovering the details of Switzerland in miniature. Show the Morcote PostBus Ticket issued on the same day at the kiosk cash desk and you and your companions will get a free ride on the Swissminiatur train! Then, you can comfortably go back to Morcote by postbus or boat to visit the wonderful ancient village that was elected Switzerland’s most beautiful village in 2016, as well as the Scherrer Park, called the “Garden of Wonders”.

Numerous connections by boat or postbus will allow you to plan your itinerary for the day in a very flexible way.

Below is a selection of connections (other connections can be found at www.postauto.ch):

Morcote – Melide

Morcote (lake) Means of transport Melide (station or port) Duration
Mo – Su 09:25 Postbus 09:36 9 min
Mo – Su 10:25 Postbus 10:36 9 min
Mo – Su 11:20 Boat (via Porto Ceresio) 11:59 39 min
Mo – Su 11:25 Postbus 11:36 9 min
Mo – Su 13:15 Boat 13:35 20 min
Mo– Su 13:25 Postbus 13:36 9 min

Melide – Morcote

Melide (station or port) Means of transport Morcote (lake) Duration
Mo – Su 11:52 Postbus 12:01 11 min
Mo – Su 12:30 Boat 12:50 20 min
Mo – Su 13:52 Postbus 14:03 11 min
Mo – Su 14:52 Postbus 15:03 11 min
Mo – Su 15:52 Postbus 16:06 11 min
Mo – Su 17:00 Boat 17:20 20 min

Offer valid from 1 July 2022 to 31 August 2022.

Useful links:
www.visitmorcote.ch; www.lakelugano.ch