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Hi , I am having a problem finding large toy shops - ( eg, like toys r us in the UK ) We live in Lugano and have found toys in department stores but their selection is limited and I am having to resort to buying online in the UK and having them sent over here. As Christmas and birthdays are fast approaching can anyone advize me of any Swizz toy internet sites or shops around my area that sell toys please?
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Old 26.09.2007, 18:22
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www.allforkids.ch
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Old 26.09.2007, 18:54
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

thanks very much - are their any more sites you know of please ?
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

I am really into crafty gifts for kids and the below site has some great gift ideas for kids.

http://www.cardsandcandles.ch/index.php
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Old 22.10.2007, 19:33
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

thanks this is great! in the UK we had a great site called yellow moon that I used
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Ah yes i remember them. I spent a fortune with them.
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Old 22.10.2007, 20:22
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

You could try www.kinder-online-shop.ch. They have a nice selection of toys including quite a good lego selection if your little ones like to build...
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

There is also http://www.jubilane.ch/ which have some great toys under toys and activities.

I am only giving you sites in English as not sure if you can read any other language. There are quite a few other sites but they are in German. If you search for toy shops on google.ch you will see quite a few offerings.
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

Hello I also have 2 kids and love to by through a woman who owns her own store. also avail online. take a look at this site i think you will find shopping quite easy. the quality is great and she has really good service. www.allforkids.ch
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

Okay, so I did the whole searching for prevous posts thing, and guess this is the closest thread relating to my question:

Has anybody used www.super-mall.ch to buy anything online? Any experiences to share? I'm actually looking for some meccano sets for my nephews and came across this site - anybody know of any other stores (not necessarily online) where I can source a decent choice of meccano sets? Preferably in Zürich, but not too concerned about taking a drive out further if necessary.

Thanks in advance for any information which will help me score brownie points with my siblings!
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Hi , I am having a problem finding large toy shops - ( eg, like toys r us in the UK ) We live in Lugano and have found toys in department stores but their selection is limited and I am having to resort to buying online in the UK and having them sent over here. As Christmas and birthdays are fast approaching can anyone advize me of any Swizz toy internet sites or shops around my area that sell toys please?
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I use this website www.Kidoh.ch for alot of toys and hobby craft things fast delivery. Hope this helps
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

So I went for a walk down Bahnhofstrasse at lunch time and popped in to Franz Carl Weber. Their meccano selection is much huger than what they display on their website. So ... problem sorted, and I thought I'd post the result in case anybody else ever has the same question.
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Old 18.02.2008, 13:19
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So I went for a walk down Bahnhofstrasse at lunch time and popped in to Franz Carl Weber. Their meccano selection is much huger than what they display on their website. So ... problem sorted, and I thought I'd post the result in case anybody else ever has the same question.
thanks Jeff - is that Bahnhofstrasse Lugano though?
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... Preferably in Zürich, but ...
selective reading, LOB?
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selective reading, LOB?
the thread's about Lugano. In the Zurich area, you're spoiled with a few good department stores, toy stores and Toys R Us
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

Quite correct, however I asked my question (as explained in my first post on this thread) on this particular thread as I didn't want to upset any of the 'search' police by starting a new thread. Out of the almost 170'000 posts on this forum, there are probably 17'000 related to "you should use the search function".
If I had found a thread re: toy stores in Zürich, and it too didn't answer my question, then I would have posted it in that thread. My question did actually focus on online stores ( " Toy Shops Lugano Or Online ...)
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

Manor online has a fairly good selection

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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

An addition to online toy shops. This is one with a difference. They stock mountains of puppets (e.g. Folkmanis) and as well as special needs toys, creative, wooden, organic/fairtrade, you know what I mean

It's nice to see a different selection, not just your run-of-the-mill plastic Hello Kitty and Hotwheels.

Here you go:

Jochen Heil www.folkmanis-and-more.de

It's a German webshop, but they ship within Switzerland (at usual Swiss postage tariffs) so you don't have to worry about customs and duties.
I've ordered twice with no trouble at all, very good customer service.
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

Here are a few more toystores on-line:
Jako-o (http://www.jako-o.ch)
Spielzeug24 (http://www.spielzeug24.ch)
Walzkidzz (http://www.walzkidzz.ch)
natural toys (http://www.naturaltoys.ch/)
4mybaby (http://www.4mybaby.ch/spielwaren-c-89.html)

Ciao, expatwithkids
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Re: Toy Shops Lugano Or Online Are Their Any?

There is one big toy store 'toys r us' (or 'toys stories') in Como, but it's not of much help as I can't find it on google i've seen it going from grandate towards motorway

not a big one, but big choice for wooden toys - on the corner in Quartiere Maghetti oposite caffe Roma
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