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Passing Cantine di Caprino on the lake (which you come through on foot).

Easy Mountain Hike on Lake Lugano

⏱️ 3 hours  / ↔ 9 km / ↑ 343 m / ↓ 652 m / ⛰ 747 m / ☀️ 3/5 / 😀 2/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 16.09.2019 by GabrielleMerk

This mountain hike on the East shore of Lake Lugano starting in Arogno and ending at the Customs Museum at the Italian Border is a good option for vacationers in the area to do... more >>

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From Castelgrande, the view over old town Bellinzona up to the other two fortresses

Hike to the Three Castles of Bellinzona

⏱️ 2 hours  / ↔ 6 km / ↑ 300 m / ↓ 300 m / ⛰ 460 m / ☀️ 3/5 / 😀 3/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 03.05.2019 by GabrielleMerk

The focus of this easy 2-hour hike is the three castles of Bellinzona: Castelgrande, Castello di Montebello and Castello di Sasso Corbaro, which together with the city walls of... more >>

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View of Monte San Giorgio from Monte San Salvatore, Nov.2016

World Heritage Site Monte San Giorgio

⏱️ 4 hours 15 minutes  / ↔ 14 km / ↑ 607 m / ↓ 551 m / ⛰ 686 m / ☀️ 2/5 / 😀 2/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 25.04.2017 by GabrielleMerk

Monte San Giorgio, a small wooded mountain in the very South of Switzerland on the border to Italy, is nicknamed "Fossil Mountain" because of the fossils dating back... more >>

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On the descent to Intragna

On the Old Mule Trail from Loco to Intragna

⏱️ 2 hours 30 minutes  / ↔ 6 km / ↑ 270 m / ↓ 610 m / ⛰ 682 m / ☀️ 3/5 / 😀 3/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 06.03.2017 by GabrielleMerk

In the Middle Ages, the old mule trail “Via delle Vose” was the only road connecting the villages of the wild and steep Onsernone Valley with the harbour and markets at Ascona... more >>

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View from Oratoria Sant'Anna above Verscio

Valle da Riei

⏱️ 3 hours  / ↔ 10 km / ↑ 357 m / ↓ 587 m / ⛰ 710 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 4/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 30.12.2016 by GabrielleMerk

This particular tour was mapped for maximum sunshine on a winter day (when there is little snow and mild weather in the Ticino then this tour can be done year-round) and it did... more >>

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Hike Around Monte Gambarogno

⏱️ 3 hours 15 minutes  / ↔ 8 km / ↑ 400 m / ↓ 800 m / ⛰ 1729 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 4/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 23.12.2016 by GabrielleMerk

This tour, described on the Swiss Mobility website as the “Alpe di Neggia Trail” would better be named “Monte Gambarogno Trail” as it is really that, a walk up and around Monte... more >>

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From the dam, looking down the Gotthard Valley toward Hospental (July 2016)

Five-Lake Hike at the Gotthard Pass

⏱️ 4 hours 30 minutes  / ↔ 13 km / ↑ 593 m / ↓ 593 m / ⛰ 2527 m / ☀️ 4/5 / 😀 5/5  (Legend)

Published/updated on 02.07.2016 by GabrielleMerk

This high Alpine hike (and in my opinion one of the most beautiful of alpine tours) is not extremely difficult and its accessibility means that even beginner hikers can... more >>

Tour Ratings 1
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Favourite Entries 6
Favourite Entries 6