The best transfer to Hotel Splendide Royal Lugano is just 1 click away: See Lugano from its best viewpoint

There are many ways to define Hotel Splendide Royal***** in Lugano, but it is its name that gives us the best clue: a splendour of a hotel! Situated in a prime position with a fantastic view of Lake Lugano, a hotel with an important history behind it and certainly the flagship of the Lugano hotels.

Book a transfer to Hotel Splendide Royal today using our online booking system and receive a 10% discount on our tailor-made 1 day excursion proposals.

In fact, the Splendide Royal Hotel is, first and foremost, a privileged gateway to the city of Lugano: during the transfer to Hotel Splendide from your arrival airport, you will notice this beautiful city that overlooks the shores of the lake that gives it its name. It is a multicultural place in the truest sense of the word: a popular destination for tourists from all over the world, even if only for a day trip, it is also home to a very diverse population.

Just going out of you car at the end of your transfer to Hotel Splendide and later walking through the streets of Lugano, you will hear all the major languages of the world. A privilege few cities on earth can claim.

Opened in 1883, the Splendide Royal Hotel is a luxurious 93-room, five-star Belle Epoque hotel that is deliberately a bit retro. A stroll through its corridors will give you a sense of the past, almost as if Hercule Poirot were still at the breakfast table, enjoying his two eggs with a relaxing view of the lake.

The Splendide Royal Hotel has a renowned restaurant inside, I Due Sud, which has been awarded a Michelin star. It is regularly full every day of the year and every season, thanks in part to guests coming from other hotels of Lugano.

As we said, Hotel Splendide Royal and Lugano are an inseparable pair: the view of the lake and the surrounding mountains is an invitation not only to visit the city, but also to explore the splendid Ticino, one of the best-kept secrets of the European continent. So, do not hesitate to make a request for a 1 – day tour during your transfer to Hotel Splendide.

Described as a market town since 984, Lugano was the object of continuous disputes between the sovereigns of Como and Milan until it became part of the Old Swiss Confederation in 1513.


We will show yout the wonders of Lugano and the Canton of Ticino and not just provide a transfer to hotel Splendide

For your arrival in Lugano, of course we recommend a transfer to the Splendide Royal Hotel by booking online, and once you have arrived, it’s time to plan your stay in Ticino.

The city of Lugano is within easy reach for guests of the Splendide  Royal Hotel. So, after the transfer to hotel Splendide from the airport, you can get a bit of action by wandering through the alleys of the city, which are characterised by long arcades that shelter visitors from the rain and the intense sun.

Once you have visited the city, it is time to explore the surrounding areas. Below are some of the highlights of the city of Lugano, and then some of the must-sees to get the most out of what surrounds you.

  • Lugano at walking distance: take a long and quiet promenade along the lake up to Parco Ciani, one of finest public parks in Switzerland. You are not so far now from the starting point of Monte Brè funicular, one of the most steep and spectacular in Europe. You return to the city centre and take a lunch or a coffe in Piazza Riforma, the beating hearth of Lugano. And you can now return to your hotel for a rest and a romantic dinner with a view on the Lake. For the evening, do not miss one of the everyday performances in Lugano Theatres. You will find all events in one place,  Lugano Musica website. From classical music, passing through jazz, ballet and theatre. It’s so easy to make your time full of emotions in Lugano, from morning to night!
  • A day trip to the Gotthard Pass with a visit to the small town of Andermatt: a taste of what the Swiss Alpine landscape has to offer, now on the borders of the inner part of the Confederation, on the border between the cantons of Graubünden and Uri. Places of incredible beauty with breathtaking views and historical evidence of great heroism. We suggest to book this program to our driver during your transfer to Hotel Splendide from the airport.
  • Wine Tasting Experience in Ticino: who has ever heard of Ticino wines? We will introduce you to a selection of local white, red and rosé wines, made by passionate winemakers who create nectars that rival the best in the world. Merlot in all its expressions. We suggest to book this program to our driver during your transfer to Hotel Splendide from the airport.
  • Valle Verzasca: about an hour’s drive will take you to a fairytale land, also known as the “land of contrasts”. The emerald-green waters of the Verzasca River form natural pools that are popular with swimmers in the summer. Typical villages, an ethnographic museum and much more… We suggest to book this program to our driver during your transfer to Hotel Splendide from the airport.
  • Valle Intelvi panoramas and food experience: an almost unknown valley just a few kilometres from Lugano. It’s a well-kept secret, with breathtaking views and trekking routes within everyone’s reach, as well as top-class gastronomic experiences in family-run restaurants that take us back to the past. Local products and flavours that are now forgotten. Cheeses, salami, polenta, mushrooms, game and much more. We suggest to book this program to our driver during your transfer to Hotel Splendide from the airport.

MF Executive is your travel agent for transfers to the Splendid Royal Hotel and day trips in Ticino. Contact us for a tailor-made programme. We know how to surprise you with something out of the ordinary that you didn’t expect.

Transfer to Hotel Splendide Royal from Malpensa, Linate, Bergamo and Zurich airports

Every heavenly place requires a little effort to conquer, and the Splendide Royal Hotel in Lugano is no exception.

Lugano is quite far from any international airport, so a transfer to Hotel Splendide can be a bit difficult. The nearest aerport is Malpensa, which is about 70 km away. The duration of the transfer to the Splendid Royal Hotel depends on traffic conditions, but is at least one hour. A transfer to Splendide Royal Hotel in a luxury car with a hand-picked English-speaking driver is a great way to start your holiday.

MF Executive can organise your transfer to hotel Splendide from Milan Malpensa, Linate, Bergamo Orio al Serio, Zurich and many other European airports.

We can also meet you at Lugano FFS station, but we advise you to check train schedules before travelling by public transport from Milan Linate and Bergamo, because the trip can be extremely long.

You can contact us at any time to arrange your transfer to Hotel Splendide from Milan Malpensa, Linate, Bergamo Orio al Serio, Zurich airports. MF Executive Airport Transfer Lugano has a modern online booking system which you can access by clicking here. Send us your arrival and departure details and we will send you our best quotation. You can pay for your transfer to Hotel Splendid in 1 click, any credit card is accepted! It’s that easy!

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