Caffè del Viaggiatore is located in San Mamete: the perfect location for your holidays just 8 km from Lugano. San Mamete is located on a small promontory at the point where the river flows into the Ceresio. It is the capital of the valley, seat of the town hall and the post office and equipped with a pier for mooring boats. The town is characterized by a picturesque square, surrounded by arcades that continue to the lake. In this square, , the commercial and administrative activities of the valley used to take place. The Caffè del Viaggiatore offers a restaurant, a bar, a patio, classic-style accommodation overlooking Lake Lugano with spectacular views, free Wi-Fi and free parking. In the morning you will find a tasty abundant breakfast, sweet or savory, waiting for you. Furthermore, for lunch and dinner, at the Caffè del Viaggiatore there is the opportunity to enjoy genuine cuisine based on fresh daily products and typical local products. Everything can be accompanied at any time by a good coffee; you can also enjoy our drinks or delight yourself with an excellent glass of wine. The rooms at the Traveller’s Café are simple, clean and comfortable. Each room is soundproofed and equipped with flat-screen TV, safe and private bathroom with bath or shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryer. In addition to the excellent comfort that our B&B offers, the location is truly perfect for indulging in the activities offered in the area. For example, in Melide, there is the permanent Swissminiatur exhibition. Created in a vast park on the edge of the Ceresio, this open-air exhibition hosts, in miniature, the most characteristic territories of Switzerland. Strolling along the boulevards you can therefore see Switzerland’s picturesque places, cities, monuments and media faithfully reproduced on a scale of 1:25. Easily accessible is the beautiful Villa Carlotta, with its magnificent botanical park and its rooms full of art masterpieces. A few minutes’ drive from the center of Lugano it is possible to reach the unspoiled nature of Monte Brè and discover breathtaking landscapes, hiking or mountain biking, areas of naturalistic interest, artistic and cultural places, characteristic villages and a tasty dishes of the tradition. Furthermore, it is possible to visit the Art Museum of Italian Switzerland (MASILugano). Once you are here, you cannot miss a trip to Bellagio, a small town on a promontory near Lake Como. Known for its cobbled streets, elegant buildings and the Park of Villa Serbelloni, an 18th century terraced garden overlooking the lake. Nearby, there are the Torre delle Arti, home to exhibitions and shows, and the Romanesque Basilica of San Giacomo. Near the rocky beach of Loppia, there is the Museum of navigation instruments. Bellagio is at the head of the central promontory of the Lario; one of the most beautiful tourist resorts ever, not only on Lake Como, but in the whole world. Its beauty has been praised, since the sixteenth century, by Italian and foreign visitors. The charm of Bellagio first of all panoramic because from here you embrace a large part of Lake Como with your gaze. Add to the splendid villas, the profuse luxuriance of trees and flowers, the picturesque stairways, the variety of walks, and you will understand how Bellagio deserves the title of pearl of Lake Como.