The itinerary starts from the boat station in Gandria, at 276 m, and ends at the summit of Monte Brè, located at 915 m. Therefore to complete the excursion it is necessary to consider a rather important physical effort.
Gandria, a picturesque lakeside village at the foot of Monte Brè, deserves a visit before starting the walk along this route that develops in an enchanting wood. Once arrived in Brè it is interesting to walk along the narrow streets of this village rich of artistic istallations.
The route is then completed in less than half an hour of extra effort. Once arrived in Monte Brè you will be rewarded by a stunning view of Lugano and the surroundings area.
Gandria can be reached by PostBus or by boat. The summit of Monte Brè is served by a funicular.
Gandria–Monte Brè: 650 m
Monte Brè–Gandria: 650 m
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Gandria–Monte Brè: 1 h 50'
Monte Brè–Gandria: 1 h 40'