Cancello sul lago di Lugano

The real name of the lake is Ceresio, from the Latin Ceresium, a name of uncertain origin that appeared in 590 AD in a writing by the bishop and historian Gregory of Tours. Don't panic: if you call it Lake Lugano everyone will understand! Lugano, the largest city in Ticino, is also the only major city on its shores, even though the Ceresio is shared with Italy.

Piazza della Riforma

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