The Prep Academy Sport System Locations
Lugano, The City, The People, The Culture
Lugano sits on the border of Italy in the Ticino region of Switzerland, also known as the Lakes Region. It is bordered by Italy on three sides. Lugano is surrounded by Lake Como, Lake Lugano and Lake Maggiore. Lugano is a popular tourist destination and is a prominent banking and financial center. Switzerland is among the safest countries and environments in Europe. Ideally located in the heart of Europe, it is a perfect location for our young student athletes to work and study.
Lugano has a population of about 55,000 people while the greater region surrounding Lugano has a population of about 145,000. Lugano is the ninth-biggest city in Switzerland and the largest Italian-speaking city outside of Italy. Business, tourism and finance are the driving forces in the economy. Lugano is the third-biggest banking region in Switzerland behind Zurich and Geneva. Eighty percent of the population of Lugano speaks Italian while 7% speak German and a small percentage speak Serbo-Croatian.
Please visit these sites below to learn more about the local community.