Via the fascinating villages of Meride and Tremona you reach «Magnifico Borgo» Mendrisio, famous for its elegant historic buildings.
Morcote – Mendrisio: 680 m
Mendrisio – Morcote: 620 m
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Morcote – Mendrisio: 4 h 40'
Mendrisio – Morcote: 4 h 35'
Rail/bus/boat: please not the boat recommendation No. 312 for lake passage Morcote–Brusino Arsizio
What would the Gotthard be without its access routes? The ViaGottardo reaches the central Alpine pass from Chiasso in the south, from Schaffhausen in the northeast and from Basel in the northwest of Switzerland. There are many traces of these transport links to discover along the way.
Switzerland: 20 stages / Ticino: 6 stages / Bellinzona – Lugano – Chiasso: 5 stages