Monte San Salvatore

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Monte San Salvatore
Picswiss TI-16-02.jpg
Highest point
Elevation912 m (2,992 ft)
Prominence602 m (1,975 ft)[1]
Isolation2.96 km (1.84 mi) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates45°58′37.3″N 8°56′50.1″E / 45.977028°N 8.947250°E / 45.977028; 8.947250Coordinates: 45°58′37.3″N 8°56′50.1″E / 45.977028°N 8.947250°E / 45.977028; 8.947250
Monte San Salvatore is located in Switzerland
Monte San Salvatore
Monte San Salvatore
Location in Switzerland
LocationTicino, Switzerland
Parent rangeLugano Prealps
Easiest routeHike or ride Monte San Salvatore funicular

The Monte San Salvatore (912 m) is a mountain in the Lepontine Alps above Lake Lugano and the city of Lugano in Switzerland. The Monte San Salvatore funicular links the city with the summit of the mountain. The village on top of its peaks, Carona, is a popular destination to enjoy views over Lake Lugano and to walk through the exotic plants and flowers of Parco San Grato.[2]


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  1. ^ Retrieved from the Swisstopo topographic maps. The key col is located between Noranco and Paradiso at 310 metres.
  2. ^ "TicinoTopTen - Parco San Grato".

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