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Carnevale 2020

It's carnival time! In Lugano as in the region, we celebrate in a great way!

It's carnival time in the region and Ticino is the scene of celebrations known throughout Switzerland!


Book now your room at Colorado, in an excellent location not far from the train station. You will be able to easily reach the various carnivals in the region, also thanks to the special trains available on various occasions and the Ticino Ticket, which allows you to travel free of charge with all means of transport.

Among the main carnival events we would like to mention:

from 06 to 09 February Nebiopoli carnival in Chiasso

from February 20th to 24th Ul Sbroja carnival here with us in Lugano, which will start on Thursday at 2 p.m. with the handing over of the keys to the king of the carnival and the children's parade, ending as usual on Monday in Piazza della Riforma with the popular risotto.

From 20 to 25 February there is also the Rabadan, one of the most famous carnivals in the region which takes place in the centre of Bellinzona. Carnival floats, music, Guggen, competitions and lots of music characterize the most popular carnival in the region.

And to conclude the season from 27 to 29 February, the Carnvale Or Penagin in Tesserete, which this year celebrates its 120th birthday!

These are the biggest, but every village has its own carnival in Ticino! Come and discover them all.