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Change of schedule and possible cancelled activities

Events, exhibitions, shows and entertainment activities may be postponed or even cancelled.

Given the ever-changing situation, we would advise you to always check opening times in advance as well as any restrictions applying to the event directly with the contact people indicated.

We do our best to keep you constantly updated but apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Torre del Capitano

Beautified by a splendid twin arched window, the 50 metre, three floor tower was built in 1249 as the final element in the village’s defence walls.

Between 1845 and 1934 it housed the police station, the military head of section offices and until 1861 the municipal girls school, then up to 1934, the town hall. The building currently showcases a work of art by the Ticino artist Alex Dorici as well as a panel comprising 45 coats of arms belonging to Morcote families who have died out; it is curated by the heraldry expert, Carlo Maspoli.


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  1. Contact

    Torre del Capitano
    Riva dal Garavéll
    6922 Morcote
    +41 58 220 65 02