Monte San Giorgio Tour, Switzerland

About Monte San Giorgio, Switzerland: The Monte San Giorgio Switzerland is the Swiss Saurian mountain and it has gained prominence as one of the locality since 2010 when the UNESCO extension took the Italian side of mountain.The mountain has got truly rich inner life and it rise under 1100 metre of height along with Monte San Giorgio in sunny south of Ticino which makes a Mecca for the fossil scientists since 19th Century.The thousands of fossilised fish and marine saurians of up-to six meters in length has been unearthed by eager palaeontologists.More than 80 different species along with 30 marine and land reptiles fossils are found here after excavation and one can stroll through vineyards along Southern slopes of woody mountain which saunters through idyllic town of Meride and the region is pampered by grottos of Mendrisiotto region.

How can Reach : Monte San Giorgio is located near of the Chiasso city of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

"Mendrisio city" is the nearest railway station which is just 12.6 KM far from "Monte San Giorgio". Tourists can get here train to Zurich and Geneva cities.

"Lugano Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 33.3 KM distance from " Monte San Giorgio". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities .

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): m.a.x.museo Museum

CHF 10 : Adults

CHF 8 : Students / Disable

CHF 10 : Children (6 to 15 years old)

FREE : Under 5 Years old

Visit Timings (Open Hours): m.a.x.museo Museum

10.00 am to 6.00 pm : Tuesday to Sunday

Closed: Monday

Tourists Information Centre Address:

Via Angelo Maspoli 15, 6850 Mendrisio, Switzerland

Locations: Ticino, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 2003

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Total Area : 213.7 hactares

Elevation: 1097 metres

Tourist Attractions: Sentiero geo-paleontologico, Monte San Giorgio - Mountain peak, Poncione d'Arzo - Mountain peak, Valico Commerciale di Ponte Chiasso, Museo della Civilta contadina - Museum, Museum of fossils from Monte San Giorgio, Battistero di San Giovanni - Christian church, Parco San Grato

Things to Do: Boating and fishing on Lago Di Lugano Lake, mountain hiking, walking

Website: https://www.mendrisiottoturismo.ch

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -3.4 -2.0 1.7 5.5 10.4 13.8 15.8 15.3 11.6 7.0 -1.4 -2.5
Average High (℃) 6.1 8.6 13.8 16.9 21.2 25.1 27.6 26.7 22.2 16.7 10.8 6.5

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel Serpiano Wellness & SPA (+41 91 986 20 00), SERPIANO Hotel (+41 91 986 20 00), Albergo Ristorante La Palma Hotel (+41 91 649 84 06), Hotel Riviera (+41 91 640 15 00), Hotel Campione Ticino (+41 91 640 16 16), Grand Hotel Campione (+41 91 649 50 60), Coronado Hotel (+41 91 630 30 30), Hotel Milano (+41 91 646 57 41), Osteria con alloggio La Peonia Hotel (+41 91 646 98 88)

Affordable Hotels: Zappa GmbH Hotel (+41 91 980 26 29), Chery B&B Hotel (+41 91 648 38 00), Hotel Svizzero (+41 91 648 19 75), B&B Il Vigneto Hotel (+41 91 648 10 73), Camping Monte Generoso Hotel (+41 91 649 83 33), Hotel della Stazione (+41 76 334 02 19), Albergo Battello Hotel (+41 91 649 33 20), Guesthouse Hostel Casa Calina (+41 91 649 83 47), Casa Serenella Hotel (+41 91 649 68 86)

Distances from Monte San Giorgio:

Zurich City: 233.1 KM

Geneva City: 350.8 KM

Basel City: 294.9 KM

Lausanne City: 359.4 KM

Bern City: 306.8 KM

Winterthur City: 264.9 KM

Lucerne City: 196.3 KM

St. Gallen City: 275.1 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Lugano Airport" is a domestic airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 33.3 KM distance from Monte San Giorgio. Tourists can get here domestic flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Lugano Airport" (33.3 KM) to Monte San Giorgio tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Lugano Airport" (33.3 KM) to Monte San Giorgio tour.

Nearest Train Station: Mendrisio (12.6 KM). Tourists can get here train to to Zurich and Geneva cities.