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  • Sentiero Lago di Lugano - Stage 9 Riva San Vitale Mendrisio
  • Sentiero Lago di Lugano - Stage 9 Riva San Vitale Mendrisio
  • Sentiero Lago di Lugano - Stage 9 Riva San Vitale Mendrisio
  • Sentiero Lago di Lugano - Stage 9 Riva San Vitale Mendrisio
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Excursions - Sentiero Lago di Lugano

Stage 9: Riva San Vitale (Monte Generoso) – Mendrisio

The Monte Generoso is more than a mere mountain railway destination. The descent to the Valle di Muggio has surprises in store - such as the Nevère (old refrigerator buildings) or the impressive gorge down in Mendrisiotto.

Length

20 km

Height difference

Riva San Vitale (Monte Generoso) – Mendrisio: 810 m
Mendrisio – Riva San Vitale (Monte Generoso): 2100 m
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Requirements

medium

Time

Riva San Vitale (Monte Generoso) – Mendrisio: 7 h 30'
Mendrisio – Riva San Vitale (Monte Generoso): 9 h 5'

Conditions

difficult

  1. Related Excursions
  2. Notes

    Hint
    Rail/bus/boat: please note the rail recommendation No. 314 Capolago-Riva S. Vitale–Generoso Vetta

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  3. How to arrive

    Arrival / return travel Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
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    Arrival / return travel Mendrisio
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    Ascent Monte Generoso
    Ascent Monte Generoso314
    Rail, bus, boat recommendation
    Capolago-Riva S. Vitale–Generoso Vetta
    or
    Generoso Vetta–Capolago-Riva S. Vitale
    Reason: metres in height saved approx. 1400m.

    Ascent Roncapiano
    Ascent Roncapiano315
    Rail, bus, boat recommendation
    Morbio Superiore, Posta–Scudellate, Paese via Muggio, Paese
    or
    Scudellate, Paese–Morbio Superiore, Posta via Muggio, Paese
    Reason: metres in height saved approx. 250m (approx. 500m to Roncapiano).
    Travels twice daily to Roncapiano, Paese.
    Reservation required for service 62.516 (from Muggio): tel. 0840 852 852.

  4. Signalization

    Wl 052 00 Ti 140Px