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Giornico

A Tour in Giornico

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.

Take public transport to make your way to Giornico (train from Lugano to Bodio and then bus to Giornico), a small town with a grand cultural heritage. Indeed, there is an abundance of interesting historical buildings in the village, including its famous seven churches. Lose yourself in the village streets where you might come across any number of old houses such as the frescoed “Casa degli Stanga”, meeting local people along the way. Giornico is the most northerly village, where vines are grown to produce premium-quality wines and where a small island rises from the River Ticino, connected by two important Roman bridges.

 

 

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

  • Have lunch at the grotto on the little island
  • Visit the Museo della 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

    Bellinzonese e Alto Ticino Turismo
    Palazzo Civico
    6500 Bellinzona
    +41 (0)91 825 21 31
    +41 (0)91 821 41 20
    info@bellinzonese-altoticino.ch
    www.bellinzonese-altoticino.ch

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    Open all year
    Open all days