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Giornico

A small village with a great cultural heritage

Giornico

The village boasts an outstanding historical heritage. Among its attractions are its vineyards and a small island in the Ticino river. This island can be reached by two small Romanesque bridges.

There are numerous buildings of historical interest in the village such as its seven churches, including San Nicola, a real treasure of romanesque art. Lose yourself in the narrow streets where you can admire several ancient buildings such as the “Casa degli Stanga”, home of the Museo di Leventina, and two roman bridges. Also worth visiting is La Congiunta, a modern art gallery.

 

The ideal program:

Observations

Excursion for everyone

Morning

  • Take the train to Bodio and catch the bus to Giornico
  • Stroll around the village and visit to Santa Maria al Castello Church, S. Nicolao Church and S. Michele Church

Afternoon

  • Lunch at the grotto on the island
  • Visit to the Museum of Leventina
  • Casa Stanga (Museum of Leventina)

Not to be missed

  • Stanga House
  • Local Wine
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  1. Contact

    Giornico

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    +41 58 220 65 00
    info@luganoregion.com
    luganoregion.com

    Bellinzona e Valli Turismo
    Piazza Collegiata 12
    6500 Bellinzona
    +41 91 825 21 31
    info@bellinzonaevalli.ch
    www.bellinzonaevalli.ch

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Open all year
    Open all days