The Lugano-Agno Airport offers daily flights to Geneva and Zurich with flights operated by SWISS and it's only 5 minutes from the hotel. www.swiss.com.

Distance from other airports:

  • Milano Malpensa (MXP) 75km - about an hour by car
  • Milano Linate (MIL) 103 km - about 90 minutes by car
  • Milano Bergamo Orio al Serio (BGY) 119km - about 90 minutes by car
  • Zurich 219km - about 2 and a ½ hours by car
  • Geneve 375km - 4 and a ½ hours by car

From the railway station


The hotel is 10 minutes on foot from the Lugano Railway Station.

You can reach us easily by public transport and protect the climate. And so you don’t have to haul your luggage around, we offer an attractive luggage service in cooperation with SBB: your bags and suitcases are picked up at your home and brought to your hotel room where you will find them waiting when you arrive. Of course, we will be just as happy to take care of the return transport too. The offer is available for free for bookings made by 31 October 2020. More information and booking: sbb.ch/en/luggage-special.

By car


From Switzerland: from the A2 highway, exit "Lugano Nord"

From Italy: Como - Brogeda or Varese - Gaggiolo routes, towards Lugano - Bellinzona - Gottardo, exit "Lugano Sud" and follow for the railway station.


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Inspiration and splendor. This is Ticino.

Located in the hills of Lugano, only a few minutes from the city center, Villa Sassa Hotel, Residence & Spa is the perfect place to discover Lugano, the lake region, mountains and the entire Ticino region.

From the Alps to the Mediterranean, the territory of Ticino is a land with many facets to discover. A corner of Switzerland that is rich in natural contrasts, where you'll discover new things to do every day, experiencing its traditions and enjoying breathtaking views.


Events in Ticino

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Events Calendar

Ticino has a busy calendar of events – as well as one of Switzerland’s longest open-air festival seasons. Throughout the year the canton stages film festivals, theatrical performances, music festivals, sports events and concerts, adding to the enjoyment of any stay. With events ranging from local festivities to internationally important gatherings, the calendar has plenty for visitors of every age and interest.

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Bike friendly

bike hotel

From the mild lake shore to the Alpine peaks... On 2 wheels!

From spectacular high-altitude landscapes to evocative scenery just a stone's throw from the city. Villa Sassa is delighted to become Bike Friendly and starting this year will be awaiting you with some new features, all dedicated to our “rider” guests! 

✓ Fully equipped garage 
✓ Bike cleaning station and cleaning kit 
✓ Full set of tools for maintenance and small repairs
✓ Bike racks
✓ Garment laundry service upon request
✓ Dedicated picnic lunch box for your outing