An Authentic Southern-Swiss Village
Carona (602 m.a.s.l.) is a 1,000-year-old Ticino village, which was built by great artists who lived there. It holds a unique position in a hollow of the San Salvatore mountain, far from traffic and above the lake and the city of Lugano. It has about 600 inhabitants and in summer about as many guests.
You have infinite posibilities to make your holiday as varied as you want in Carona. Whether you enjoy nature, art or sports, Carona offers its abundance to everyone: the most beautiful hiking trails among majestic chestnut woods, extensive jogging trails, an ample public swimming pool, the unique botanical garden “San Grato” and the monuments of art path.
Carona - Historisches Lexikon der Schweiz