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Rivera overview

Whatever your interests are, Rivera has something for you. Rivera might not have many well-known attractions, but you don't need to travel far to find places worth a visit like St. Charles Church and Casa Ghisler. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Splash and Spa.

Where to stay in Rivera

A welcoming city, Rivera offers a variety of hotels and other lodging choices. You can shop as many as 229 deals for Rivera accommodations on, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices as low as 28 USD per night and here you'll find a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Rivera as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 18 5-star hotels from 151 USD per night
  • • 36 4-star hotels from 92 USD per night
  • • 70 3-star hotels from 74 USD per night
  • • 13 2-star hotels from 29 USD per night

How to get to Rivera

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), 8.4 mi (13.6 km) from the heart of Rivera. Rivera Bironico Station is the closest train station, located 1 mi (1.6 km) from the city center.

What to see around Rivera

Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • St. Charles Church (2.8 mi/4.5 km from the city center)
  • • Casa Ghisler (2.9 mi/4.6 km from the city center)
  • • Gambarogno Botanic Garden (4.3 mi/6.9 km from the city center)
  • • Verzasca Dam (5.7 mi/9.2 km from the city center)
  • • Casino Locarno (6 mi/9.6 km from the city center)

When to visit Rivera

Wondering what time of year to travel or what should be on your packing list? Here are some average seasonal norms to help you with your planning:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 59°F day, 27°F night
  • • April-June: 79°F day, 40°F night
  • • July-September: 82°F day, 50°F night
  • • October-December: 66°F day, 28°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 0.16 inches
  • • April-June: 0.31 inches
  • • July-September: 0.35 inches
  • • October-December: 0.20 inches