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Monte Generoso

Monte Generoso Emotions at 1704 m

Lugano – Capolago – Monte Generoso

Monte Generoso is one of the best panoramic mountains in Ticino.

Monte Generoso is the main panoramic summit in Ticino and is one of the most fascinating areas of Switzerland. It is the ideal place to spend relaxing days of rest and relaxation, as well as the staring point for numerous hiking trails. Take the mythical cogwheel railway from Capolago to the “Fiore di pietra” and enjoy a 360° panorama.


The ideal programme:


Excursions for everyone



  • Visit to the renovated Church Madonna della Provvidenza
  • Walk along the pathway of the planets
  • Return by train to Capolago
  • Return by train from Capolago to Lugano

Not to be missed

  • Several nature trails for exploring the area
  • Bear Cave 3D experience

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  1. Contact

    Monte Generoso

    Lugano Region tourist office
    Piazza della Riforma
    +41 58 220 65 00


    Organizzazione Turistica Regionale
    Mendrisiotto e Basso Ceresio
    Via Angelo Maspoli 15
    6850 Mendrisio
    +41 91 641 30 50
    +41 91 641 30 59

  2. Notes
  3. Opening

    April — October