Discovering Capriasca’s natural treasures


Tesserete – Cagiallo – Lugaggia – Vaglio – Sala Capriasca

A day spent in forests, villages and chestnut woods.

From Tesserete, following the “Walking in Capriasca” thematic trail, you’ll explore the hilly Capriasca region which extends from the area north of Lugano all the way to the slopes of Monte Ceneri. The landscape is characterised by natural wonders, with villages dotted amongst peaceful woods of birch, beech and chestnut trees; there are also plenty of historical and cultural remains.

The ideal program:


  • Low difficulty


  • Departure from Tesserete and visit of the village
  • Visit of Cagiallo village
  • Stroll around and picnic in in the countryside of Lugaggia


  • Visit of Santi Antonio da Padova, Giacomo e Filippo Church (Vaglio)
  • Visit of the Redde Tower (Vaglio)
  • Visit of Sala Capriasca village

Not to be missed

  • In the area you can also reach the theme trail "Artinbosco" the famous Sant’Ambrogio Church (Ponte Capriasca) and the Santa
    Maria dei Frati Cappuccini Convent (Bigorio)

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