The Monte Brè Cable Car


Appreciate the magnificence of the Monte Rosa, the Bernese and Vallese Alps as seen from the top of Switzerland as the sunniest mountain.

The historic funicular Monte Brè was opened in 1908 and celebrates 115 years in the season 2023. It was intended as a means of offering the inhabitants of Lugano a summer village where they could enjoy the fresh air, pleasant walks and spectacular views.

A journey of just a few minutes from the centre of Lugano takes you to the unspoiled natural environment of Monte Brè where you can discover breathtaking landscapes, hikes or mountain bike treks, areas of natural interest, artistic and cultural locations, traditional villages, culinary delights, and more.

Ristorante Vetta
Via alla Vetta
6979 Brè sopra Lugano
Tel. +41 91 971 20 45
[email protected]
Opening days and more information here.

Osteria Funicolare
Scalinata alla Torretta 30
6979 Brè sopra Lugano
Tel. +41 91 971 36 33
[email protected]


  • The timetable plan and fares are available on
  • Closed on 25th December 2024


  • Suitable for families


  • Funiculars - Cable cars