Our New Pinterest Page!

by admin on January 27, 2015

Have you checked out our new Pinterest page?

Sabrina Nicod, our Events Coordinator, has set up a Pinterest page with some beautiful photos of venues, locations, wedding ideas, specific ceremonies, and other nice tidbits, with plenty more updates to come.

Check it out and follow us here: http://www.pinterest.com/sabrinalugano/

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Our new Guide to getting married in Ticino is out!

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Guide to Getting Married in Ticino (PDF)

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Your Guide to Getting Married in Lugano

by admin on January 12, 2015

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Are you considering getting married in our beautiful region? Then this is your first step! Learn about all the options and legalities involved, and get acquainted with what is available in the region for your celebration, day trips, honeymoon options and more!

In this PDF file you find all the information you need to get started with your wedding in and around Lugano, Locarno, Ticino and the Como/Cernobbio region of Italy. Here is a list of chapters:

  • GETTING MARRIED IN TICINO
  • DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES
  • CEREMONY LOCATIONS
  • CHURCHES
  • CITY HALLS
  • BANQUET VENUES*
    • Lugano region
    • Mendrisio region
    • Locarno region
    • Bellinzona region
    • Leventina region
    • Como and Cernobbio region (Italy)
  • OFF THE BEATEN PATH
  • DAY TRIPS
  • GASTRONOMY
  • GETTING IN AND OUT
  • TIPS AND TIDBITS
  • ABOUT US

 

  

 

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*Complete with photo of each venue.

 

Guide to Getting Married in Ticino (PDF)

Click here to purchase your copy.

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New York Times special on Ticino

August 21, 2012

Series of photographs of Ticino from the New York Times site. Interestingly, all taken from one area (the Val Bavona / Valle Maggia area). Beautiful even in the rain (although you get the impression they didn’t feel like taking another trip to get photos in the sun). Link to photos here.

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The Villa Principe Leopoldo, located on the Collina d’Oro and with stunning views, is one of the premier hotels in the Lugano area. From the website: Once the house of Emperor William’s brother in law, this historical building, which is post-modern in inspiration, with its versatile style, enjoys an astounding view on the lake and […]

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Chiasso – Balerna

August 7, 2012

The Southern border of Ticino: where the Alps start tapering off into the Pianura Padana http://www.flickr.com/photos/ticinowedding/sets/72157622531287138/

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Fröhlich Geburtstag! Bon anniversaire! Buon Compleanno! Bun di da naschientscha!

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Val di Blenio

July 21, 2012

The Blenio Valley, connecting Biasca with the Lucomagno pass, is considered one of the sunniest and most un-touched regions of Ticino. The valley floor is dotted with villages, themselves marked by rustici, stone-built peasant dwellings, sometimes little more than shacks, that are topped with rough slate roofs. A lot of these are now holiday cottages. […]

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Ascona & Locarno

July 8, 2012

Two beautiful towns on Lake Maggiore. Locarno is home to the Locarno International Film Festival and Ascona is a favorite location for summer travelers in the region. These are hubs when traveling to Minusio, Muralto, Orselina and the Castello Visconteo.

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Val Verzasca

June 29, 2012

Val Verzasca is possibly the most famous valley in Ticino and one visit will show you why. From the dam James Bond bungee jumped off of in Goldeneye, to the Romanesque Lavertezzo bridges, to the smallest town in Switzerland (Corippo, Population: 14) to the Sonogno waterfalls at the top of the valley, you will have […]

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