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Excursions – Trans Swiss Trail

Stage 31: Lugano – Morcote

The hike from Monte San Salvatore to Vico Morcote is a classic for the whole family.

Always slightly downhill, woodlands alternating with well-kept villages, pretty grotti and scenic views.

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Length

14 km

Height difference

Lugano –Morcote: 800 m
Morcote – Lugano: 860 m
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Requirements

medium

Time

Lugano – Morcote: 5 h 25'
Morcote – Lugano: 5 h 30'

Conditions

medium

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  2. Notes

    Hint
    Rail/bus/boat: please note rail recommendation No. 311 Lugano-Paradiso–Monte S. Salvatore

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  3. How to arrive

    Arrival / return travel Lugano
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    Arrival / return travel Morcote, Piazza Grande
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    Ascent Monte S. Salvatore
    Rail, bus, boat recommendation
    Lugano-Paradiso MS–Monte San Salvatore
    or
    Monte San Salvatore–Lugano-Paradiso MS

    Reason: metres in height saved approx. 600m.

    Transit Lugano
    Rail, bus, boat recommendation
    Paradiso, Stazione FFS–Lugano, Stazione
    or
    Lugano, Stazione–Paradiso, Stazione FFS

    Reason: The route section between Lugano Bahnhof and Lugano-Paradiso is not signalised.

  4. Signalization

    Trans Swiss Trail - Porrentruy–Mendrisio