This article is about the village of Castagnola. For the former municipality of Castagnola, see Castagnola-Cassarate
Castagnola is a village on the northern shore of Lake Lugano, below the mountain of Monte Brè, in the Swiss canton of Ticino. Politically the village forms part of the Castagnola-Cassarate quarter of the city of Lugano, although until 1972 Castagnola-Cassarate was an independent municipality under the name Castagnola.
Castagnola was first recorded in 1335 as Castigniola.
Amongst its notable residents is the artist Angela Lyn.
Coordinates: 46°00′12″N 8°58′39″E / 46.003446°N 8.977568°E