If shopping is one of your passions, Lugano is the perfect place for you. The city offers a variety of interesting shops and boutiques. Here are some of the locations that we recommend for your shopping in Lugano:
Via Nassa – The Via Nassa is one of the oldest streets of Lugano. Its stores are elegant and offer a lovely atmosphere for shopping! The arcaded main street is home to many different shops from jewellery stores, to fashion boutiques and food outlets. Via Nassa is the main shopping street of Lugano and well worth visiting during your stay.
Via Cattedrale – Just below the train station and not far from Piazza Dante and Piazza Cioccaro, the Via Cattadrale is one of the most picturesque areas of Lugano. Here, you can find numerous boutiques, antique shops, gift items, jewellers and art galleries. A walk down the Via Cattedrale will allow you to experience the typical local atmosphere.
Market – Visit the local market of Lugano where small farmers come to sell their own local produce directly to the public. A flower vendor also brightens up the square. The market is located in the city centre and takes place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Fox Town Factory Stores – Not far from Lugano, this modern outlet has 3 floors of over 160 stores of fashion, shoes, accessories, perfumes, gifts, house ware and much more. Many prestigious brands have an outlet here. There are a number of restaurants and bars available for some food and refreshment.