The brightly painted buildings along Riva Giocondo Albertolli, plus the boats dotting the shoreline, provide a stunning setting for the snow-covered Lugano Prealps. This mountain is located in the Canton Ticino in southern Switzerland and northern Italy. The highest summit of this range is over 7,000 feet. This is Monte Bré. Its 3,061 foot summit is accessible from a cableway leaving from Cassarate.